BiographyDr. 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.
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.
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