Dr Adrian Whittington
Dr Adrian Whittington
Chair, Psychological Professions Network, Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Dr Adrian Whittington is National Lead for Psychological Professions at NHS England / Improvement and Health Education England. Adrian is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. He is passionate about growing mental health and wellbeing through working with communities, through education, and enabling wider access to evidence-based interventions and therapies. Adrian also holds roles as the Clinical Lead for Mental Health at Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex, as National Clinical Advisor on Education to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme at NHS England. Adrian specialises clinically in psychological therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and teaches on a number of Postgraduate Programmes for Psychologists and Psychological Therapists. Adrian has written and co-edited books on anxiety, CBT, and clinical psychology.
Bourne, P., Meddings, S. and Whittington, A. (2017). An Evaluation of Service use Outcomes in a Recovery College. Journal of Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2017.1417557
Stevens, D., Whittington, A., Moulton-Perkins, A., & Palachandran, V. (2015). Volunteer Psychology Internships: Conveyor belt of Exploitation or Stepping Stone to Success? Clinical Psychology Forum, 270, 34-39.
Davey, G., Lake, N., & Whittington, A. (2015). Topics in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology (2nd Ed.). Routledge: London.
Whittington, A. & Grey, N. (2014). How to Become a More Effective CBT Therapist: Mastering Metacompetence in Clinical Practice. Wiley Blackwell: Chichester.
Whittington, A., Smalley, V., & Goble, L. (2007). Is it worth investing in Statement of Equivalence (SoE) Training? Part 1: Do SoE candidates increase workforce diversity and do they continue to work in the NHS? Clinical Psychology Forum, 177, 13-17.
Whittington, A. & Burns, J. (2005). The dilemmas of residential care staff working with the challenging behaviour of people with learning disabilities. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44, 59-76.