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Maggie Stanton

Stanton Psychological Services Ltd

Dr Maggie Stanton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 35 years of experience in the NHS. After running a large Psychological Therapies Service she now focuses on consultancy, training and supervision on mindfulness and mindfulness based interventions such as Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Radically Open DBT in the UK, Ireland, USA and Australia. She is an honorary lecturer at the University of Bangor and has published her work in books, journal papers and at conferences.


Dr. Maggie Stanton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey. In 30 years of mental health clinical work she has specialised in seeing clients with severe and enduring mental health problems.
As Psychological Therapies Lead, for many years Maggie headed a team of psychologists and psychological therapists in a large NHS Trust. She developed her mindfulness practice including teaching clients in both individual and group settings as well as providing supervision, training and support to professionals within her trust and in the wider health care system.
Maggie is an Honorary lecturer at the University of Bangor. She has been involved in a range of research publishing her work in journals, books and at conferences. Most recently she is Clinical Lead in a multi-centered randomised control trial (RCT) for Treatment Resistant Depression.
Maggie is a Director of the UK and Ireland Society for DBT and a trainer with the national DBT training team.
As a Director of Stanton Psychological Services, Maggie focuses on providing supervision, training/workshops and consultancy internationally and in the UK presenting on mindfulness and other topics. She is an accredited practitioner with the BABCP, registered with the Health Professions Council, a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology.


    D. Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey, 2000;
    M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, University of Birmingham, 1986
    B.A. (Joint Hons), Psychology with Sociology & Social Anthro

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Mental Health, particularly therapy for people with complex mental health problems including treatment resistant depression, DBT and RO DBT. Mindfulness.

Personal Interests

    Swimming, walking in the countryside and singing


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