Dr Paul G Campbell

About Dr Paul G Campbell

BSc (Hons), MSc, D Clin Psych, C Psychol, AFBPsS


Dr Campbell is a qualified Consultant Clinical Psychologist, chartered by the British Psychological Society, Registered with the Health Professions Council, and is an Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society with extensive experience in Adult Mental Health. He is currently employed by the NHS as the Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead of  the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Services (IAPT) across the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. 5 Boroughs IAPT services currently employ approximately 150 clinical staff for whom Dr Campbell has clinical governance responsibility. 


He has also worked as a Clinical Lead in Mental Health Liaison for the Cheshire & Merseyside Strategic Clinical Network under the auspices of NHS England. In this role he was responsible for clinical leadership on the psychological aspects of medical procedures and physical health care. This role involved producing best practice guidance for psychological abreactions to medical procedures as well as medically unexplained symptoms.


He sits on the Psychological Professions Forum which advised various bodies on the implementation of psychological therapies and services. He also sits on various advisory bodies convened by Health Education England via the Psychological Professions Network including the Clinical Leadership Forum and the Workforce Task Group.


Dr Campbell is currently leading a large scale transformation programme for psychological therapies within the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The aim of this programme is to improve care pathways within primary care mental health services and to introduce a stepped care pathway within secondary care psychological therapies services across the 5 boroughs patch which includes Warrington, Halton, Knowsley, Wigan and St Helens CCG areas.


Dr Campbell provides therapy to service users and supervision to professionals in both the NHS and the private sector and utilises various types of therapy including CBT, EMDR, psychodynamic therapies and interpersonal therapies. He also has extensive experience in providing psychological assessments and preparing medico-legal reports for civil proceedings. He has also worked as a reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and was a lecturer in research methods and statistics before training as a clinical psychologist.

Academic Publications

Publications


Mead GE, Morley W, Campbell P, Greig CA, McMurdo M, Lawlor DA (2009). Exercise for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3


Campbell, P., Mac Auley, D. & Leslie, J.C. (2004). Promoting exercise amongst adults with mental illness: An integration of the transtheoretical model and the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 12, p.13.


Campbell, P. & Foxcroft, D. (2003). Exercise therapy for schizophrenia. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4


Campbell, P., MacAuley, D., McCrum, E. & Evans, A. (2002). Personal goals for older adults: Implications for exercise promotion. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 10, p.118.


Campbell, P., MacAuley, D., McCrum, E. & Evans, A. (2001). Age differences in the motivating factors for exercise. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 23, 191-199.


Campbell, P., MacAuley, D., McCrum, E. & Evans, A. (2001). Sex differences in the motivating factors for exercise. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, p.280.


Campbell, P., MacAuley, D., McCrum, E. & Evans, A. (2001). Personal goals and motivation for exercise; a comparison of smokers with non-smokers. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, p.166.


Lawlor, D & Campbell, P (2003). Exercise for depression. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3.

Professional Qualifications

Schema Therapy Training (Part 1), 2012.


EMDR Level 2 Training, EMDR Institute, 2009


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, 2006


Master of Science in Psychology & Health, University of Stirling, 1998


Bachelor of Science with Honours (2i) in Applied Psychology, University of Ulster, 1996

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