PROFESSOR ROGER BAKER
BA, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBPsS, FBABCP
Roger has worked in a dual role as researcher and Clinical Psychologist at Leeds, Aberdeen and Bournemouth Universities and in National Health Service Trusts specializing in Mental Health. He is Professor of Clinical Psychology at Bournemouth University and Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the National Health Service. He has specialized in the development of new emotion based therapies and assessments summarized in 3 books, ‘Understanding Panic Attacks and Overcoming Fear’ (now in its 3rd edition), ‘Emotional Processing: Healing through Feeling’ and ‘Understanding Trauma; to overcome post traumatic stress’
2007 Chartered Scientist, British Psychological Society
1988 Chartered Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society
1974 Qualified Clinical Psychologist, Whitley Council
1971 PhD in Clinical Psychology Topic, Leeds University
1967 Bachelor of Arts Honours Psychology Degree, University College of North Wales, Bangor
1959-64 All Saints School, Oxfordshire. O, AO and A levels.
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
1996 Member, World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
1988 Fellow, British Psychological Society
1975 Member, British Association of Behavioural Psychotherapy
2008 Professor of Clinical Psychology, Bournemouth University, School of Design, Engineering & Computing
2000-2003 Visiting Professor, Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, Putney
1996-2008 Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University, Institute of Health & Community Studies
1995 – 2012 Director & Coordinator of Dorset Research & Development Support Unit,
Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1993 – Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1982 – 93 Research Co-ordinator (Mental Health), Grampian Healthcare NHS Trust
1977 – 93 Honorary Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen University, Department of Mental Health
1986 Acting Head, Clinical Psychology Service (Mental Health), Grampian Health Board
1988 – 93 Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Grampian Health Board
1982 – 88 Principal Clinical Psychologist, Grampian Health Board
1977 – 82 Senior Clinical Psychologist, Grampian Health Board
1974-77 Honorary Basic Grade Psychologist, Wakefield Area Health Authority
1970-77 Research Fellow (DHSS & Mental Health Research Fund) Leeds University, Dept of Psychiatry Research Assistant, Leeds University, Dept of Psychiatry
1967-69 Research Assistant, Leeds University, Dept of Psychiatry
OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
2010 Chair, UK Multiple Sclerosis Social Research Panel and Member of the Research Strategy Committee
2007 Member, International Editorial Board of ‘Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy & Research’
1997- Patron of Agoraphobic Link Line, a Registered Charity
1993- Member of International Editorial Board of ‘Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Research’ and Referee for British Journal of Clinical Psychology, International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research & John Wiley
Publishing series in Clinical Psychology
1990 – Member of numerous University and Health Service Research Committees
Baker, R. and J. N. Hall (1984). REHAB Evaluation Hall and Baker. Aberdeen, Vine Publishing.
Baker, R. (1989). Panic Disorder: Theory, Research and Therapy. Chichester, John Wiley.
Baker, R. (1996, 2003, 2011). Understanding Panic Attacks and Overcoming Fear. Oxford, Lion Publishing. Now in 3rd edition. Also translated into German, Portugese, Swedish, French, Polish, Indian, Chinese and Arabic
Baker, R. (2007) Emotional Processing: Healing through Feeling. Oxford, Lion-Hudson.
Baker R (2010) Understanding Trauma; How to overcome Post Traumatic Stress. Oxford: Lion-Hudson
10 Book Chapter between 1970 & 2006
45 Academic Journal articles between 1971 & 2012 on topics including emotional processing, behavior therapy, CBT, counselling, schizophrenia, panic attacks, PTSD, dementia and alcoholism.
24 commissioned Research Reports between 1977 & 2007
108 papers or workshop delivered at local, national or international conferences related to psychological therapy, emotions and psychological disorders.
Baker, R. (1971). The Use of Operant Conditioning to Reinstate the Speech of Mute Schizophrenics. Department of Psychiatry. Leeds, University of Leeds.
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