Catherine Knibbs – Human Behaviour in a Digital World
Catherine Knibbs is a clinical researcher and speaker helping companies and individuals understand human behaviours in a digital world and helps to explain why we behave in the manner we do online.
She is the Director for Privacy 4 Therapists, which is an industry-standard relating to the privacy of data and she is the Director for ACTO’s Research & Development section as well as a Child/Adult Trauma Psychotherapist and is currently completing a Ph.D. in Cybertrauma
Previously she has worked for Family Action Bradford for two and half years supporting child victims of sexual abuse as well as ESCAYP and Well Women Wakefield and was relationships and sexual education tutor for Spectrum Healthcare.
She has written a number of peer-reviewed journals including –
• Counsellors experiences of working with children who have been cyberbullied: Thematic analysis of semi-structured interviews (2017) Journal of Techno Ethics special edition
• Cybertrauma: The impact of the online world on the developing brain and interpersonal struggles of children, young people and adults too. (2017) International Journal of Psychology and Behaviour Analysis
Her book Cybertrauma The Darker Side of the Internet for Children & Young People was published in 2016 by Blurb Press and she currently hosts the CyberSynapse podcast.
As a Functional Psychotherapist, she uses nutrigenomics to support her work for her clients and she is a #biohacker- meaning she uses technology to help her attain optimal performance and flow for her busy life
Catherine is a leading expert and speaker in the field of cybertrauma and is working with companies and organisations alike to help them better understand human behaviour in the digital world and how we can better manage it and how we understand we people do what they do and the impact it is having on peoples mental health.
Her speaking topics include –
- Human behaviours online
- Cybertrauma/Online Harm and the impact of this on the human
- Pornography use in Children, young people, and adults
- Gaming- Good, bad or indifferent?
- Technology to hack your health and achieve higher performance
- Cyberbullying what is it?
- Safeguarding around digital tech
- Mental Health and Technology
- Social Media the impact and influence- are we really addicted?
- The human algorithm- why we make the errors online
- Online professional conduct
- Child Sexual Abuse Material Online
To see a clip of Catherine speaking please click here