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Dr Jill Hendron Lecturer

School of Communication
Research Institute
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Room 17E14
Jordanstown campus
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
+44 (0)28 903 66642
Jill   Hendron

Jill joined the School of Communication in 2012 as a Lecturer in Counselling, and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests are in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, secondary impact upon professionals, clergy psychological wellbeing and grief & loss. Jill has been a grief counsellor for over 20 years and has worked within a number of voluntary organisations that offer support to both adults and children through their grief processes.  

Jill is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is also a member of both The British Association of Counsellling & Psychotherapy and The European Association for Counselling.

She completed the Communication with Counselling degree (First Class) here at Ulster and went on to complete her PhD with a Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) funded scholarship. Her thesis focused on the secondary traumatisation experience of Irish clergy and its relationship with Emotional Intelligence.

Jill has a number of additional relevant interests. She is an Emotional Intelligence trainer, an Executive Coach, a Pastoral Supervisor, and a Compassion Fatigue Specialist. She reviews for Pastoral Psychology and has published nationally and internationally in the areas of secondary impact and Emotional Intelligence.

Research publications

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To view all publications please visit Ulster University Institutional Repository (UIR)