Magdalena Smusz


Magdalena Smusz graduated with a degree in Psychology and Counselling (BSc Hons), followed by an MSc in Applied Psychology (Therapies) at the University of Salford. She is now in the final stage of completing PhD (in Applied Psychology). Magdalena’s PhD project focused on exploring the experience of romantic relationships and sexuality education in neurodivergent and neurotypical young people from the perspectives of young people, educational professionals, and caregivers. Magdalena is also a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (GMBPSS).

Magdalena has always gained great rewards from working with young people. She spent a few years holding a position as a mental health mentor. In that role, she supported university students, who suffered from different mental health conditions, with their academic responsibilities while dealing with mental health issues. Magdalena also worked as an hourly paid academic tutor at the University of Salford, where she taught seminars on psychology courses.



Magdalena’s teaching responsibilities involve creating lecture content as well as delivering lectures and seminars on psychology undergraduate and master courses at Newman University. Magdalena’s research interests involve neurodiversity, equality, social inclusion, education, mental health, and spirituality.

Magdalena has a passion for working with young people and helping them achieve their academic goals. She believes that every person can achieve everything they aspire to provided they receive adequate opportunities and support.