Smiling Sue - June 2014

Sue Roffey FRSA is a psychologist, academic, author, activist and speaker.  She is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Exeter and at the Western Sydney University, and also affiliated to the Wellbeing Institute at Cambridge University and University College, London. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools.

Sue has spent much of the last seventeen years in Australia where she founded the Wellbeing Australia network and developed the Aboriginal Girls Circle – a program for Indigenous young women, based in the Circle Solutions principles and pedagogy, which  is proving to be an effective intervention for developing healthy relationships, resilience and student responsibility. Sue is now back in the UK where she is focused on the Growing Great Schools project to addresses whole child, whole school wellbeing – including the wellbeing of teachers.

Sue is in demand as an international speaker and consultant. She is a prolific writer and several of her books have been translated. Read Sue’s most recent blog on Wellbeing as Core School Business: What it Is and Why it Matters, and her article in the Guardian Education on the UK Report on Behaviour (15th Feb 2012).

She is  an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Editorial Board of  Educational and Child Psychology.

Follow Sue on Twitter: @SueRoffey, or at her blog. Contact her here, or at UWS.