IPT Research Leads
We have two Research Leads in IPT-UK Executive Committee. The aim of this role is to disseminate up to date research to our members and develop and support IPT research within the UK. If you are interested in IPT research, please do get in touch to see how we can support you with this.
Dr Paul Wilkinson
Paul Wilkinson is University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. He carries out research on the epidemiology and treatment of self-harm and adolescent depression. He is involved in the development of interpersonal counselling delivered by local authority family support workers for young people with mild depression.
Dr Fiona Duffy
Fiona Duffy is a Lecturer at Edinburgh University and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in NHS Lothian CAMHS. She carries out research in in the development and treatment of eating disorders in adolescents, with a specific interest in interpersonal risk and maintaining factors. She is involved in the development of preventative IPT body image groups for adolescents and a recent IPT-A meta-analysis