Saul Hillman, Senior Research Fellow
Saul is a senior research fellow and research tutor at the Anna Freud Centre. He is the research tutor for two University College London postgraduate programmes: the MSc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology and the PsychD in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy where he both supervises and leads on specific projects. He also coordinates and runs the Story Stem Assessment Profile (SSAP) training courses including managing accreditation, coding and consultation. Saul works as a consultant for charities outside the Anna Freud Centre, where he manages their evaluation and research programme. He also has his own private clinical practice specialising in integrative counselling and hypnotherapy.
His research is mainly in the area of attachment in early childhood and adolescence, with a specific focus on narrative story stem approaches to measuring attachment and internal representations.
Hillman, S., Hodges, J., Steele, M., Kaniuk, J., & Asquith, K. (2016). Changes in the Internal World of Maltreated Children Using the Story Stem Assessment Profile. Adoption & Fostering Quarterly (awaiting publication)
Steele, M., Hodges, Jl, Kaniuk, J., Steele, H., Asquith, K., & Hillman, S., Wrobel, G.M. (Ed); Neil, E. (Ed.) (2009). International advances in adoption research for practice (pp193-215). Xxi 338 pp Wiley-Blackwell.
Hodges, J., Steele, M., Hillman, S., Henderson, K. and Kaniuk, J. (2004). Changes and Continuity in Mental Representations of Attachment After Adoption. In Psychological Issues in Adoption: Research and Practice (Eds. Brodzinsky, D.M. and Palacios, J.) Praeger: Westport, Connecticut, London
For a full list of publications, click here.
Current UCL PhD student:
Donia Heider (2013- )