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Tim Atkin

Formerly at Lancaster University

Tim Atkin

Career Details

Tim is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working for Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust, where he is the Professional Lead for Child Clinical Psychology. He is also a trained family therapist. He spent some time working as a locum research tutor on this course before joining as half-time senior clinical tutor. His special interests include: working with families where there is a chronic illness, narrative approaches to therapy and approaches to integrating diverse therapeutic ideas and practices.

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Atkin, T. (2010) British clinical psychology and society: a commentary. Psychology, Learning and Teaching, 9 (2), pp 15-16.

Atkin, T. (2007) Developing theories of change in clinical psychology training. Journal of Family Therapy, 29, pp 321-325.

Atkin, T.M. (1998) Second-order practice in a medical context: round pegs in square holes? Context, 35, pp 5-7.

Atkin, T.M., Meats, P., & Sincock, C. (1991) Can we rehabilitate everyone? Heywood rehabilitation ward for the most severely disabled psychiatric patients. Psychiatric Bulletin, 15(1), pp 10-12.

Johnson, A. & Atkin, T.M. (2000) Conversation not conversion! Context, 48, pp 12-14.

Bowers, H., Atkin, T. M. & Whitehead, R. (1995) CONTACT: Meeting the professional development needs of recently qualified clinical psychologists. The Scheme and Luke Parker's involvement. Clinical Psychology Forum, 84, pp 15-16.