Dr Tamara Russell

Dr Tamara Russell is a clinical psychologist working with individuals with chronic mental health issues. Combining her clinical, neuroscience and martial arts training, her approach engages both body and mind by using mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches. She has created the Body in Mind Training Programme – (BMT). BMT comprises gentle physical exercises conducted in a Mindful way to enhance mental and physical well-being. Tamara has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (UCL); a PhD in Psychology (Institute of Psychiatry, KCL); MSc Neuroscience (Institute of Psychiatry, KCL) and BSc Psychology (UCL).

She has undertaken extensive clinical research, written extensively about psychiatric disorders and has had over 25 peer reviewed articles published. She has also worked in adult mental health teams and more recently has been a clinical psychologist for a Community Mental Health Team using CBT and mindfulness-based approaches with clients with complex needs including OCD, psychosis, psychotic depression, bipolar and emerging personality disorders. She is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh University. She has trained with Professor Mark Williams in the delivery of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.


Past and Current Confer Events


Therapy in motion
The journey of therapy through the language of the body

Friday 27 and Saturday 28 March 2015


Danielle Knafo and Rocco Lo Bosco (2020) Confer


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