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Professor Paul Gilbert

Professor Paul Gilbert is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Consultant Psychologist at Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust.

He has a visiting Professorship at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and Coimbria (Portugal). He has been a Fellow of the British Psychological Society since 1993. He was president of the International Society for Evolutionary approaches to Psychopathology (1992) and a committee member and past president of British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (2001-2004). He was also on the NICE committee for the Depression Guidelines (2002-2004).

He has authored over 100 academic papers and book chapters and authored/edited 12 books.


Past and present Confer events
Therapeutic Alliance
10 Wednesday evenings from 9 April 2008







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Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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