Meet the board
Mindset is delighted to introduce the members of its Editorial Advisory Board. Drawn from the many different fields associated with mental health, each brings a wealth of experience to inform, advise and guide the ongoing development of the magazine.
A Doctor of Neuroscience, and former Psychiatry Lecturer/Tutor, Dean studied at Cardiff University where he completed a neuroscience PhD in the role of the hippocampus in configural learning.
Principal Investigator (PI) of the Friendship Bench; Director for AMARI: African Mental Health Research InitiativeDr Dixon Chibanda is Wellcome researcher and DELTAS Africa awardee at the University of Zimbabwe.
Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience
Paul Fletcher trained in medicine before specialising in psychiatry. He divides his time between clinical work, teaching and research and is an honorary consultant psychiatrist and The Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience at Cambridge University.
Paul Gilbert, PhD, FBPsS, OBE is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and a Visiting Professor at The University of Queensland, Australia. He was an NHS Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust until his retirement in 2016.
Chairman of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England. Professor Mark Watson-Gandy is a British educationalist and barrister practising in insolvency law. Called to the Bar in 1990 at the Inner Temple, then in 2013 to the Eastern Caribbean Bar (British Virgin Islands), since 2017 Mark is also a member of the Dubai Bar Association.
Clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical neuropsychologist, researcher and academic specialising in psychological trauma. Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical neuropsychologist, supervisor, researcher and academic specialising in psychological trauma.
Chief Executive of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and National Mental Health Director. Claire has been the Chief Executive of CNWL NHS Foundation Trust for more than a decade and is also a registered Nurse.
Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching and the International Academy for Professional Development. Professor Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol CBiol FIHPE (Hon) FAC (Hon) is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Biologist.
Chief Executive of the Central and North Director of the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training. Professor Paul Salkovskis has been appointed as the new Director of the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training.
Anil seeks to understand the biological basis of consciousness by bringing together research across neuroscience, mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, psychology, philosophy and psychiatry.
American actress, lecturer, and author and Visiting Professor in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Surrey. A classically trained actress, Ruby is best known for her work in comedy. Her 2010 stand-up show Losing It was the first in which she shared her experience of clinical depression.
Chair of Mood Disorders and Director of the Centre for Affective Disorders, King’s College London. Professor Allan Young holds the Chair of Mood Disorders and is Director of the Centre for Affective Disorders in the Department of Psychological Medicine in the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, United Kingdom (UK).