Mr Duncan Moss

Mr Duncan Moss

Visiting Specialist

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health)



Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in CLinical Psychology. Specific roles include distanced and e-learning developments 


Msc. in Clincal Psychology (University of London)

Bsc. (Hons) Psychology (Nottingham)

Professional membership

Chartered Clinical Psychologist



Teaching interests

Areas of teaching interest include

  • Exploring reflexivity and uncertainty in clinical psychological practice.
  • 'Consultation' approaches to psychological practice
  • The relevance of social constructionist and allied persepctives in mental health contexts.


Research interests

My recent research interests have centered on exploring qualitatively the experience of 'mindfulness' meditation in collaboration with colleagues from the Peninsula Medical School, (see publications) and looking at this in the contexty of broader reflective questioning of 'research' as a discourse.




Nugent, P., Moss, D., Barnes, R.K. & Wilks, J. (2011) Clear(ing) space: Mindfulness-based reflective practice. Reflective Practice, 12(2): 1-13.

Russell, G., Moss, D., Miller, J. (2010). Appalling and Appealing: A qualitative study of the character of men’s self harm. Psychology and Psychotherapy, Vol. 83, 91-109.

Moss, D. , Waugh, M. & Barnes, R. K. (2008) A Tool for Life: Mindfulness as self help or safe uncertainty. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Health and Wellbeing, 3:3; 132-142.

Moss, D. & Barnes, R.K. (2008) Birdsong and Footprints: Tangibility and Intangibility in a Mindfulness Research Project. Reflective Practice, 8(4), 11-22.

Barnes, R.K. & Moss, D. (2007) Communicating a Feeling: The social organisation of reported ‘private thoughts’. Discourse Studies, 9,2. 123-148.

Moss, D. & O’Neill, B. (2003) Just another technique? Possibilities and paradoxes in working with mindfulness. Clinical Psychology, 31, 29-33.

Moss, D. (2002) Practising from a park bench. Mental Health Today, August.

Nieboer, R., Moss, D. & Partridge, K. (1999) A great servant but a poor master: A critical look at the rhetoric of evidence-based practice. Clinical Psychology Forum 136, Feb 2000

Jones, S., Moss, D., and Holtom, R. (1997) A consultation service to adults referred as having mental health problems. Clinical Psychology Forum, 105, 21-26.



Additional information

I facilitate workshops on mindfulness meditaiton at Sharpham Centre for contemporary Buddhist Enquiry, Ashprington, Devon.