Dr. Bekerian received her PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduating she worked for the Medical Research Council's Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK, where she was a senior research scientist on applied memory and trauma projects. She then worked for the University of East London, as a Reader in the School of Psychology. While in the UK she received training as a gestalt practitioner, and is currently licensed under the UK Health and Care Professions Council.
Adult and child event memory (qualitative/quantitative paradigms); child development, including impact of abuse on development and attachment; cognitive models of trauma; applied psychology.
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1978
Bekerian, D.A. (2006). Libraries: Linking the Past to the Future. Big C . Beijing, China
Stokes, D., Dritschel, B. & Bekerian, D.A. (2005). The effect of burn injury on adolescents autobiographical memory. Behaviour Research and Therapy'
Bekerian, D. A. & Levey, A. B. (2005). Applied Psychology: Integrating theory and practice. Oxford, Eng: Oxford University Press