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 30 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 has provided and 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 and in 2008 was invited to meet the Prime Minister for his significant contribution to child mental health.
He is a current member of the Children and War Foundation, and past committee member of:
- British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Special Interest group for children, adolescents and families (2002-2005)
- Past member and chair of the British Psychological Society Special Interest group for Children and Young People (1991-1995)
- Council Member of the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2001-2009).
He is Associate Editor of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy and past Editor of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2002-2009).