Rosemary Cunliffe

Senior Lecturer Mental Health.

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:Education and Social Care

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Psychology

Rosemary works as a systemic psychotherapist in a CAMHS and is seconded to teach at Anglia Ruskin University.


Originally a registered nurse in charge of a professorial medical unit, Rosemary has now moved in to teaching , registering as a nurse tutor and teaching post qualifying level course for charge nurses. She was also involved in implementing and researching the nursing process and involved in research and teaching with the Dept of Health outcome measures research in conjunction with the RCN. She now works as a senior clinician in CAMHS teaching systemic theory and practice.


Rosemary leads the teaching of the PG Certificate in Family therapy and systemic practice, having acquired professional accreditation for the course. She leads a team of hourly paid lecturers and is a member of the Association of Family Therapy Accreditation Panel which validates other courses around the country and advises on training. Rosemary is also on the panel currently re-writing the training standards.


  • MA Systemic Supervision, Teaching and Training (commended)  (University of Bedfordshire)March 2012
  • PG Diploma (UKCP reg) Family Therapy (Course prize for clinical excellence) SW London and St Georges Mental Health Trust July 2001
  • Diploma in Pastoral Counselling University of Nottingham June 1998
  • BSc Nursing (distinction) Birmingham Polytechnic July 1989
  • Certificate in HE (distinction) Wolverhampton Polytechnic July 1987
  • SCM The Mothers Hospital, Hackney Feb 1980
  • RGN The London Hospital Jan 1978