Dr Anna Sutton

Qualifications: PhD in Occupational Psychology, MSc Occupational Psychology and Business, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Neuroscience

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Human Behaviour; Psychology

Work and Organisational Psychology
Authenticity; Personality; Well-being

Research Interests

I specialise in the application of psychology to understanding and improving our work lives and workplaces. My research and publications centre on the role of personality, authenticity and self-awareness at work, particularly investigating how they influence our well-being.

Recent Publications

  • Sutton, A., & Crobach, C. (2022). Improving self-awareness and engagement through group coaching. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 20(1), 35-49. doi:10.24384/dqtf-9x16

  • Roche, M., Shang, S., Bentley, T., Catley, B., Blackwood, K., Teo, S., & Sutton, A. (2022). Mindfulness older workers and relational leadership. Journal of Management and Organization, online, 18 pages. doi:10.1017/jmo.2022.11

  • Lennie, S. -J., Sutton, A., & Crozier, S. (2021). Psychodrama and emotional labour in the police: A mutually beneficial methodology for researchers and participants. Methods in Psychology, 100066. doi:10.1016/j.metip.2021.100066

  • Sutton, A., & Render, J. (2021). Memories of who we are: A preliminary identification of autobiographical memory functions in recall of authentic and inauthentic events. Social Psychological Bulletin, 16(3). doi:10.32872/spb.6553 Open Access version:

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Papers Taught


I supervise research students who have a focus on improving employee well-being, from the role of self-awareness and authenticity at work to the influence of mindfulness training and personality traits on well-being outcomes.