Dr Stephen Barton

Stephen has been a Consultant Clinical Psychologist since 2007, working in both the NHS and private practice.  He specializes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) particularly for mood disorders such as depression, bi-polar disorder and related difficulties including trauma, anxiety and relationship problems.  Other interests include clinical complexity.  Stephen has an active research program developing CBT for complex depression (Barton, S. & Armstrong, P. (2019) CBT for Depression: An Integrated Approach. Sage) and extensive experience delivering postgraduate training in clinical psychology and CBT.  Stephen was an Associate Editor, British Journal of Clinical Psychology until 2009 and Program Director, Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Newcastle University between 2011 and 2016.

Professional qualification & memberships

  • M.A. Hons. (2:1), Psychology
  • Ph.D., Cognitive Science
  • D.Clin.Psychol (Clinical Psychology)
  • PGDip in CBT (Newcastle)
  • Accredited CBT Practitioner, Supervisor & Trainer (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, BABCP)
  • Registered Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical) with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)