Senior Investigator Profile

First NameTil
Award StatusTerm 1
Current PostProfessor of Clinical Psychology & Rehabilitation
InstitutionKing's College London
NHS TrustSouth London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldPsychology
Secondary Research FieldPsychology
BiographyTil Wykes is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation at King’s College London and Director of the NIHR Mental Health Research Network. She edits the Journal of Mental Health and is Vice Dean for Research at the Institute of Psychiatry.  Professor Wykes has been involved in research on rehabilitation and recovery for people with severe mental illness for many years both in the development of services and the development and evaluation of innovative psychological treatments. Her main current research themes concentrate on how to improve thinking difficulties so people can take advantage of opportunities for recovery and how to increase therapeutic activities in acute mental health services. Professor Wykes founded and is now Co-Director of the Service User Research Enterprise (SURE), which encourages consumers of mental health services to become more involved in research. The unit is the first in the UK to concentrate on including the service user perspective by employing people who have experience of using mental health services. She continues to be a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working on an intensive care ward within the Maudsley Hospital as part of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. 

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