Teresa Wagstaffe

School of Health and Social Care
 Teresa Wagstaffe
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 876244

  • Location

    2S2.3.22, Colchester Campus



Tess has over 20 years experience of working in mental health settings, both within Adult Mental health services and Child and Adolescent inpatient services . Tess embarked on her career at the university in 2012. Tess has a particular interest in the areas of suicide and self-harm and also relationship based practice.


  • MA Sociology and the Psychodynamics of Mental Health Essex University, (1999)

  • Diploma in Mental Health nursing University of Essex, (1993)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Fundamentals of Behavioural Sciences (HS182)

  • Person-Centred Care 1 (HS184)

  • Relationship Based Practice (HS188)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (Adult Nursing) (HS196)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (HS228)

  • The Autonomous Practitioner (HS287)

  • Relationship Based Practice (HS244)

  • Enhancing Communication for People with Developmental & Acquired Communication Difficulties (HS331)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 4 (HS839)

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours Portfolio 1 (HS705)


Books (1)

Martin, P., (2018). Coping and Thriving in Nursing An Essential Guide for Practice. 1526423618. 9781526423610

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2S2.3.22, Colchester Campus