Mark Forshaw

Mark ForshawMark Forshaw is a Health Psychologist and is currently Subject Leader in Health and Applied Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. Forshaw is also the Principal Consultant at Horizon Shine, He is a nationally recognised expert on training in psychology, and President of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education, an organisation over 50 years old. He is a Trustee of the British Psychological Society, and Chair of the Membership Standards Board, having previously held many senior positions within the BPS. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register, and has consulted widely for various public and private sector organisations. Forshaw is an active researcher; his publications stretch from textbooks through to peer-reviewed research articles in a range of areas including menopause, disability, kidney disease, industrial illness, and health behaviours. He has been involved in coaching and training for many years, and provides the senior steer in the Horizon Shine team.

His recent publications include:

  • Murray, C. D., Simpson, J., Eccles, F., & Forshaw, M. J. (2014). Involvement in rehabilitative care and wellbeing for partners of people with an amputation. Psychology, health & medicine, (ahead-of-print), 1-6.
  • Hare, J., Clark-Carter, D., & Forshaw, M. (2014). A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioural group approach to improve patient adherence to peritoneal dialysis fluid restrictions: a pilot study. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 29(3), 555-564.
  • Murray, C. D., & Forshaw, M. J. (2013). The experience of amputation and prosthesis use for adults: a metasynthesis. Disability and rehabilitation, 35(14), 1133-1142.

Credits to Horizon Shine

Published: 12 November 2014

Last update: 21 April 2015