Tony Morrison

PhD on CBT for psychosis

Tony Morrison is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester and is also Associate Director for Early Intervention and Associate Director for Clinical Research at Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust. He has published over 100 articles on cognitive therapy for psychosis and experimental studies of cognitive processes in psychosis, including an influential cognitive model of psychosis. He has conducted several treatment trials of cognitive therapy for psychosis and for people at high risk of psychosis, including trials for people who have chosen not to take antipsychotic medication. He has also published several treatment manuals. He is committed to collaborative working with service users, both in the development and delivery of clinical services and in the design and conduct of research, and has been a member of 2 NICE guideline* development groups for the treatment of psychosis.

*The NICE guidelines are recommendations by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on the appropriate treatment and care of people with specific diseases and conditions within the National Health System in the UK.