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

Book/s

Stallard, P., 2008. Anxiety: cognitive behavioural therapy with children and young people. Bruner Routledge.

Stallard, P., 2005. A clinician’s guide to Think Good Feel Good: the use of CBT with children and young people. John Wiley.

Stallard, P., 2002. Think Good - Feel Good: A cognitive behaviour therapy workbook for children and young people. John Wiley.

Book Sections

Stallard, P., 2009. Cognitive behaviour therapy with children and young people. In: Beinart, H. and Kennedy, D., eds. Clinical psychology in practice. BPS Blackwell, pp. 117-126.

Stallard, P., 2006. Post-traumatic stress disorder. In: Gilberg, C., Harrington, R. and Steinhausen, H., eds. A clinician’s handbook of child and adolescent psychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 221-245.

Stallard, P., 2004. Cognitive behavioural/behavioural therapy with pre-pubertal children. In: Graham, P., ed. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families: 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 121-135. (Cambridge Monograph series in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Articles

Stallard, P., 2017. Low-intensity interventions for anxiety disorders. The Lancet Psychiatry, 4 (7), pp. 508-509.

Visagie, L., Loxton, H., Stallard, P. and Silverman, W. K., 2017. Insights into the feelings, thoughts, and behaviors of children with visual impairments:A focus group study prior to adapting a cognitive behavior therapy–based anxiety intervention. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 111 (3), pp. 231-246.

Tharaldsen, K. B., Stallard, P., Cuijpers, P., Bru, E. and Bjaastad, J. F., 2017. ‘It’s a bit taboo’:a qualitative study of Norwegian adolescents’ perceptions of mental healthcare services. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 22 (2), pp. 111-126.

Barrett, P. M., Cooper, M., Stallard, P., Zeggio, L. and Gallegos-Guajardo, J., 2017. Effective evaluation of the FRIENDS anxiety prevention program in school settings:a response to Maggin and Johnson. Education and Treatment of Children, 40 (1), pp. 97-110.

Skryabina, E., Taylor, G. and Stallard, P., 2016. Effect of a universal anxiety prevention programme (FRIENDS) on children's academic performance:results from a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57 (11), pp. 1297-1307.

Stallard, P., 2016. Suicide rates in children and young people increase. Lancet, 387 (10028), p. 1618.

Fox, F., Stallard, P. and Cooney, G., 2015. GPs role identifying young people who self-harm:a mixed methods study. Family Practice, 32 (4), pp. 415-419.

Stapinski, L.A., Araya, R., Heron, J., Montgomery, A.A. and Stallard, P., 2015. Peer victimization during adolescence:Concurrent and prospective impact on symptoms of depression and anxiety. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 28 (1), pp. 105-120.

Stallard, P., Maguire, M., Daddow, J., Sheppherd, R., Foster, M. and Berry, J., 2015. Unexpected deaths of children and young people (10-17) across 5 local authorities in the UK. Psychiatric Bulletin, 1 (4).

Anderson, R., Ukoumunne, O. C., Sayal, K., Phillips, R., Taylor, J. A., Spears, M., Araya, R., Lewis, G., Millings, A., Montgomery, A. A. and Stallard, P., 2014. Cost-effectiveness of classroom-based cognitive behaviour therapy in reducing symptoms of depression in adolescents:A trial-based analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (12), pp. 1390-1397.

Stallard, P., Skryabina, E., Taylor, G., Phillips, R., Daniels, H., Anderson, R. and Simpson, N., 2014. Classroom-based cognitive behaviour therapy (FRIENDS):A cluster randomised controlled trial to prevent anxiety in children through education in shools (PACES). The Lancet Psychiatry, 1 (3), pp. 185-192.

Sayal, K., Yates, N., Spears, M. and Stallard, P., 2014. Service use in adolescents at risk of depression and self-harm:prospective longitudinal study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49 (8), pp. 1231-1240.

Taylor, J.A., Phillips, R., Cook, E., Georgiou, L., Stallard, P. and Sayal, K., 2014. A qualitative process evaluation of classroom-based cognitive behaviour therapy to reduce adolescent depression. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11 (6), pp. 5951-5969.

Stallard, P., Taylor, G., Anderson, R., Daniels, H., Simpson, N., Phillips, R. and Skryabina, E., 2014. The prevention of anxiety in children through school-based interventions:study protocol for a 24-month follow-up of the PACES project. Trials, 15 (1), 77.

Bee, P., Bower, P., Byford, S., Churchill, R., Calam, R., Stallard, P., Pryjmachuk, S., Berzins, K., Cary, M., Wan, M. and Abel, K., 2014. The clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based interventions aimed at improving or maintaining quality of life in children of parents with serious mental illness:A systematic review. Health Technology Assessment, 18 (8), pp. 1-249.

Stallard, P., Spears, M., Montgomery, A. A., Phillips, R. and Sayal, K., 2013. Self-harm in young adolescents (12–16 years):Onset and short-term continuation in a community sample. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 328.

Araya, R., Fritsch, R., Spears, M., Rojas, G., Martinez, V., Barroilhet, S., Vohringer, P., Gunnell, D., Stallard, P., Guajardo, V., Gaete, J., Noble, S. and Montgomery, A. A., 2013. School intervention to improve mental health of students in Santiago, Chile:A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatrics, 167 (11), pp. 1004-1010.

Stallard, P., 2013. School-based interventions for depression and anxiety in children and adolescents. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 16 (3), pp. 60-61.

Stallard, P. and Buck, R., 2013. Preventing depression and promoting resilience:Feasibility study of a school-based cognitive-behavioural intervention. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 202 (Supplement 54), s18-s23.

Stallard, P., Phillips, R., Montgomery, A. A., Spears, M., Anderson, R., Taylor, J.A., Araya, R., Lewis, G., Ukoumunne, O. C., Millings, A., Georgiou, L., Cook, E. and Sayal, K., 2013. A cluster randomised controlled trial to determine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of classroom-based cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in reducing symptoms of depression in high-risk adolescents. Health Technology Assessment, 17 (47), pp. 1-109.

Stallard, P., Taylor, G., Phillips, R., Skryabina, E., Anderson, R., Daniels, H. and Simpson, N., 2012. School-based intervention to reduce anxiety in children:Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (PACES). Trials, 13.

Stallard, P., Sayal, K., Phillips, R., Taylor, J. A., Spears, M., Anderson, R., Araya, R., Lewis, G., Millings, A. and Montgomery, A. A., 2012. Classroom based cognitive behavioural therapy in reducing symptoms of depression in high risk adolescents:pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 345, e6058.

Breinholst, S., Esbjørn, B. H., Reinholdt-Dunne, M. L. and Stallard, P., 2012. CBT for the treatment of child anxiety disorders: A review of why parental involvement has not enhanced outcomes. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26 (3), pp. 416-424.

Millings, A., Buck, R., Montgomery, A., Spears, M. and Stallard, P., 2012. School connectedness, peer attachment, and self-esteem as predictors of adolescent depression. Journal of Adolescence, 35 (4), pp. 1061-1067.

Attwood, M., Meadows, S., Stallard, P. and Richardson, T., 2012. Universal and targeted computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (Think, Feel, Do) for emotional health in schools: Results from two exploratory studies. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 17 (3), pp. 173-178.

Stallard, P., 2011. Cognitive behavioural therapy for the treatment of depression in children and adolescents. Acta Paediatrica, 100 (Supplement s463), pp. 8-9.

Stallard, P., Richardson, T., Velleman, S. and Attwood, M., 2011. Computerized CBT (Think, Feel, Do) for depression and anxiety in children and adolescents: outcomes and feedback from a pilot randomized controlled trial. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39 (3), pp. 273-284.

Araya, R., Montgomery, A. A., Fritsch, R., Gunnell, D., Stallard, P., Noble, S., Martinez, V., Barroilhet, S., Vohringer, P., Guajardo, V., Cova, F., Gaete, J., Gomez, A. and Rojas, G., 2011. School-based intervention to improve the mental health of low-income, secondary school students in Santiago, Chile (YPSA): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 12, 49.

Stallard, P., 2011. Cognitive behavioural therapy for the treatment of depression in children and adolescents. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 16 (Supplement s1), p. 25.

Stallard, P., Montgomery, A. A., Araya, R., Anderson, R., Lewis, G., Sayal, K., Buck, R., Millings, A. and Taylor, J. A., 2010. Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a school based cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) intervention to prevent depression in high risk adolescents (PROMISE). Trials, 11, 114.

Velleman, S., Stallard, P. and Richardson, T., 2010. A review and meta-analysis of Computerized Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (cCBT) for the treatment of pain in children. Child: Care Health & Development, 36 (4), pp. 465-472.

Stallard, P., Velleman, S. and Richardson, T., 2010. Computer use and attitudes towards computerised therapy amongst young people and parents attending Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 15 (2), pp. 80-84.

Stallard, P., Richardson, T. and Velleman, S., 2010. Clinicians' attitudes towards the use of computerised cognitive behaviour therapy (cCBT) with children and adolescents. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 38 (05), pp. 545-560.

Crawley, E., Hunt, L. and Stallard, P., 2009. Anxiety in children with CFS/ME. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 18 (11), pp. 683-689.

Stallard, P., 2009. Review: school based prevention and early intervention programmes reduce anxiety. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 12 (4), p. 116.

Hardy, E. and Stallard, P., 2008. A pilot study to explore the effect of symptom monitoring in children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress reactions following road traffic accidents. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36 (04), pp. 431-435.

Stallard, P., 2008. No long-lasting effects of classroom-based cognitive behavioural and interpersonal prevention programmes on depressive symptoms in adolescents. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 11 (3), p. 75.

Stallard, P., Simpson, N., Anderson, S. and Goddard, M., 2008. The FRIENDS emotional health prevention programme. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 17 (5), pp. 283-289.

Salter, E. and Stallard, P., 2008. The psychological impact of traumatic events on children. Psychological Injury and Law, 1 (2), pp. 138-146.

Stallard, P. and Smith, E., 2007. Appraisals and cognitive coping styles associated with chronic post-traumatic symptoms in child road traffic accident survivors. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48 (2), pp. 194-201.

Stallard, P., 2007. Early Maladaptive Schemas in children: Stability and differences between a community and a clinic referred sample. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 14 (1), pp. 10-18.

Stallard, P., Simpson, N., Anderson, S., Hibbert, S. and Osborn, C., 2007. The FRIENDS emotional health programme: initial findings from a school based project. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 12 (1), pp. 32-37.

Stallard, P., Udwin, O., Goddard, M. and Hibbert, S., 2007. The availability of cognitive behaviour therapy within specialist child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS): A national survey. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 35 (4), pp. 501-505.

Stallard, P., 2006. Addressing emotional disorders in children: a school-based project. Guidelines in Practice, 9 (1), pp. 29-33.

Rodham, K., Brewer, H., Mistral, W. and Stallard, P., 2006. Adolescents' perception of risk and challenge: A qualitative study. Journal of Adolescence, 29 (2), pp. 261-272.

Stallard, P., 2006. Psychological interventions for post-traumatic reactions in children and young people: A review of randomised controlled trials. Clinical Psychology Review, 26 (7), pp. 895-911.

Stallard, P., 2006. The involvement of parents in child-focused cognitive behaviour therapy. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 3, pp. 23-38.

Stallard, P., Velleman, R., Salter, E., Howse, I., Yule, W. and Taylor, G., 2005. A randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of an early psychological intervention with children involved in road traffic accidents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47 (2), pp. 127-134.

Stallard, P., Simpson, N., Anderson, S., Carter, T., Osborn, C. and Bush, S., 2005. An evaluation of the FRIENDS programme: a cognitive behaviour therapy intervention to promote emotional resilience. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90 (10), pp. 1016-1019.

Stallard, P., 2005. Commentary: Interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder in children adolescents, Alan Carr: Clinical implications. Pediatric Rehabilitation, 8 (1), pp. 29-31.

Stallard, P., 2005. The NSF: Radical Inform or impossible agenda? Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 10 (3), pp. 21-22.

Stallard, P. and Rayner, H., 2005. The development and preliminary evaluation of a Schema Questionnaire for Children (SQC). Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33 (2), pp. 217-224.

Salter, E. and Stallard, P., 2004. Posttraumatic growth in child survivors of a road traffic accident. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17 (4), pp. 335-340.

Stallard, P., Salter, E. and Velleman, R., 2004. Posttraumatic stress disorder following road traffic accidents - A second prospective study. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 13 (3), pp. 172-178.

Simpson, N. and Stallard, P., 2004. Referral and access to children's health services. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89 (2), pp. 109-111.

Stallard, P., 2004. The assessment of pain in cognitively impaired children. Psychiatric Times, 21 (5), pp. 38-41.

Stallard, P., Norman, P., Huline-Dickens, S., Salter, E. and Cribb, J., 2004. The effects of parental mental illness upon children: A descriptive study of the views of parents and children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9 (1), pp. 39-52.

Salter, E. and Stallard, P., 2004. Young people’s experience of emergency medical services as road traffic accident victims: a pilot qualitative study. Journal of Child Health Care, 8 (4), pp. 301-311.

Stallard, P., 2003. A retrospective analysis to explore the applicability of the Ehlers & Clark (2000) cognitive model to explain PTSD in children. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31, pp. 337-345.

Stallard, P., Thomason, J. and Churchyard, S., 2003. The mental health of young people attending a Youth Offending Team: a descriptive study. Journal of Adolescence, 26 (1), pp. 33-43.

Stallard, P., Williams, L., Velleman, R., Lenton, S. and McGrath, P. J., 2002. 'Intervening factors in caregivers' assessments of pain in noncommunicating children'. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 44 (3), pp. 213-214.

Stallard, P., Williams, L., Velleman, R., Lenton, S. and McGrath, P. J., 2002. Brief report: Behaviors identified by caregivers to detect pain in noncommunicating children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27 (2), pp. 209-214.

Stallard, P., 2002. Cognitive behaviour therapy with children and young people: a selective review of key issues. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30 (3), pp. 297-309.

Stallard, P., Williams, L., Velleman, R., Lenton, S., McGrath, P. J. and Taylor, G., 2002. The development and evaluation of the pain indicator for communicatively impaired children (PICIC). Pain, 98 (1-2), pp. 145-149.

Stallard, P., Velleman, R. and Baldwin, S., 2001. Children involved in road traffic accidents: psychological sequelae and issues for mental health services. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6 (1), pp. 23-39.

Stallard, P., Velleman, R., Langsford, J. and Baldwin, S., 2001. Coping and psychological distress in children involved in road traffic accidents. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 40, pp. 197-208.

Stallard, P., Williams, L., Lenton, S. and Velleman, R., 2001. Pain in cognitively impaired, non-communicating children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 85 (6), pp. 460-462.

Lenton, S., Stallard, P., Lewis, M. and Mastroyannopoulou, K., 2001. Prevalence and morbidity associated with non-malignant, life-threatening conditions in childhood. Child: Care Health & Development, 27 (5), pp. 389-398.

Stallard, P., 2001. Psychological debriefing - Research methodology was inadequate. British Medical Journal, 322 (7291), pp. 928-929.

Stallard, P., Velleman, R. and Baldwin, S., 2001. Recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder in children following road traffic accidents: The role of talking and feeling understood. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 11 Jan-Feb (1), pp. 37-41.

Stallard, P., 2001. Reducing parental dissatisfaction with a child and adolescent psychology service: a process of quality improvement. Journal of Mental Health, 10 (1), pp. 63-73.

Stallard, P., Velleman, R. and Baldwin, S., 1998. Prospective study of post-traumatic stress disorder in children involved in road traffic accidents. BMJ, 317 (7173), pp. 1619-1623.

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