About the Author
Paul Gilbert is the head of the Research Unit as well as Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby. He has a degree in Economics (Wolverhampton, 1973), Masters in Experimental Psychology (Sussex, 1975), PhD in Clinical Psychology (Edinburgh, 1980) and a diploma in Clinical Psychology awarded by the British Psychological Society (1980).
He was made a fellow of the British Psychological Society for contributions to psychological knowledge in 1993 and was president of the British Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapy in 2003. He has also served on the government depression NICE guideline committee.
Paul has published and edited 18 books and over a 100 academic papers and book chapters. He is currently a series editor for a compassionate approaches to life difficulties series.