As well as being a practitioner, I am an academic and researcher, and have published a number of academic papers and books. I am a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex (staff profile).

Selected Books and Book Chapters



Rohleder, P., & Lyons, A. (Editors.) (2015). Qualitative research in clinical and health psychology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Rohleder, P. (2012). Critical Issues in Clinical and Health Psychology. London: Sage Publications




Book Chapter:

Rohleder, P. (2019). Homophobia, heteronormativity and shame, In L Hertzmann & J Newbigin (Editors), Sexuality and Gender Now: Moving beyond heteronormativity. Published by Routledge.


Book Chapter:

Swartz, L. & Rohleder, P. (2017). Cultural psychology, In C Willig & W Stainton-Rogers (Editors), Sage handbook of qualitative research methods in psychology. Published by Sage.


Selected Academic Papers

Rohleder, P., & Flowers, P. (2018). Editorial: Towards a psychology of sexual health. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(2), 143-147.

Rohleder, P., McDermott, D., & Cook, R. (2017). Experience of sexual self-esteem among men living with HIV. Journal of Health Psychology, 22(2), 176-185.


Rohleder, P. (2016). Othering, blame and shame when working with people living with HIV. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 30(1), 62-78.

Rohleder, P. (2016/17). Superhumans and non-humans: Our trouble with disabled bodies. New Associations, issue 22, winter 2016-17, pg. 18.


Rohleder, P. (2014). Projection. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of critical psychology. Springer: New York.


Rohleder, P. (2014). Othering. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of critical psychology. Springer: New York.


Rohleder, P., Campbell, T., Matthews, A., & Petrak, J. (2013). HIV in the UK: considering the ongoing challenge. The Psychologist, 26(7), 504–507.


Rohleder, P. (2010). Educators’ ambivalence and anxieties in providing sex education for persons with learning disabilities. Psychodynamic Practice, 16(2), 165-182.