Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the Open University, was involved in the founding of Psycho-social Studies, with particular emphasis on the use of psychoanalysis as an epistemology and ontology. In this perspective she has researched and written about gender subjectivity, dynamics of identity change (notably first-time mothers) and depth-hermeneutic qualitative methodology. Now, she writes about climate psychology, defined broadly as eco-psycho-social. Most recently co-authored Climate Psychology: A Matter of Life and Death. (2022) Phoenix Books with Paul Hoggett, Chris Robertson and Sally Weintrobe, and 'Towards an eco-psycho-social approach to climate change'. Chapter in e-Handbook of Psychosocial Studies. Springer Press, 2022.