I have been involved in mental health research since the late 90s. I've had many jobs in academia including:

  • Head of Psychology Research in a large mental health trust
  • Researcher for a multisite national study
  • Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology involving supervising eleven successful DPsy's

I sit on the Editorial Board of some of the top psychotherapy journals in Europe. I am currently External Examiner for the University of Roehampton's Psychotherapy courses, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, and hold Visiting Lectureships at a handful of Universities.  I  have designed five psychotherapy modules, all of which were rated 'Excellent' by trainees. I teach on clinical psychology, counselling psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis trainings and externally supervise DClinPsy theses.


Sample peer-reviewed journal articles include:

  • 'Navigating Language Games around Psychosis' in the British Journal of Psychotherapy
  • 'Psychoanalysis in the Technocultural Era ' in the European Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • 'Problems with the ICD-11 classification of personality disorder' in the Lancet Psychiatry


Sample book chapters include:

  • 'Digital Narcissism in the Consulting Room' in 'Social Media and the Inner World'
  • 'Systemic Means to Subversive Ends' in 'Critical Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Counselling;
  • 'IAPT and the Ideal Image' in ' The  Future of Psychological Therapies'.