Department for Health

Professor Paul Stallard

Paul Stallard
Professor of Child and Family Mental Health

Wessex House 6.10
Email: p.stallard@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 3282

Research & Overseas Collaborations
  • Reviewer for major UK and overseas research funding bodies.
  • Member of the Children and War Foundation Advisory Committee.
  • Honorary Member of the Institute of Behavioural Research and Therapy, Athens.
  • Committee Member of the Copenhagen Child Anxiety Project, Denmark.

Profile

Paul Stallard is Professor of Child and Family Mental Health at the University of Bath where he leads the Child & Adolescent Mental Health research group. He is a consultant clinical psychologist with almost 40 years of experience working in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). He continues to work as a practising clinician in the NHS and is Head of Psychological Therapies for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Paul is an international expert in the use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with children and young people. He has contributed to the UK Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme for children and young people and has helped to develop training for child care professionals in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, Poland, Denmark, Greece and Ireland, as well as working with NHS Education in Scotland and the Department of Health.

Paul has won many awards for his work including the Health Sergice Journal Innovation in Mental Health Award (2006) and was invited to meet the Prime Minister in 2008 for his significant contribution to child mental health.

He is a current member of the Children and War Foundation, Member of IESO Clinical Advisory Group and the Autistica Science Group.

He is Associate Editor of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.

Research interests

  • Child and Adolescent Metal Health
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Anxiety and Depression Prevention
  • Use of technology to support interventions

Current Research Project

  • Bluelce a smartphone app for young people who self-harm: ensuring quality. National Health Service England
  • Facilitating the adoption of a digital intervention for young people who self-harm (Bluelce). Health Foundation Small Scale Spread award.
  • An evaluation of an innovative telephone app (Bluelce) for young people (aged 11-17) who self-harm. Health Foundation Innovating for Improvement Award.
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: An overview of systemativ reviews and meta-analyses. NIHR HTA Evidence Synthesis.
  • Investigating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of using FITNET to treat paediatric CFS/ME in the UK. NIHR HTW Programme.
  • Specific versus generic psychological therapy for adolescents with social anxiety disorder. NIHR HTA Programme.

Past research projects

Research & Overseas Collaborations

  • Reviewer for major UK and Oversaeas research funding bodies.
  • Honorary Member of the Institute of Behavioural Research and Therapy, Athens.
  • Committee Member of the Copenhagen Child Anxiety Project, Denmark.
  • Established research collaborations with colleagues in Norway, Turkey, Japan, South Africa and Brazil

 

Publications

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