Research, Consultancy & Training

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  • Delighted to take on the role of chair of the British Psychological Society’s Faculty of Addictions.  This sits in the Division of Clinical Psychology and aims to promote evidence based approaches and improve understanding and outcomes in the broad field of addiction and substance misuse. Follow on @BPS_Addictions



  • I was interviewed for this article on willpower and New Year resolutions in the Guardian. Happy New Year!


  • I was talking about psychosocial interventions in addiction Friday 7th December at the America Square Conference Centre, 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3 N 2LB ( Tower Hill Tube) more details: willpower  This was a welcome  opportunity for update for all health and social care workers, and a chance to meet up with former colleagues.


The Willpower Workshop was well attended  in Sofia, Bulgaria at the European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies annual congress 7th September 2018 :   More details here: 


You can download a FREE copy of a book I co-edited by following this link ( now with over 56,000 views!):

It is based on an innovative approach to understanding  the origin and treatment of mental health conditions known as the  Research Domains  Criteria