IPT Research Leads
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 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
Viktoria Cestaro is a Counselling Psychologist, Clinical lead for Complication of excess weight service in Paediatric medicine, Addenbrookes hospital Cambridge. Viktoria is also and an IPT therapist, supervisor and trainer and a member of a IPT training committee for number of years. As an honorary member at the University College London and Kings College London, she contributes towards a delivery of Interpersonal Psychotherapy on Postgraduate courses at Anna Freud Centre. Viktoria is also trained in various adaptations of IPT e.g. FB-IPT, IPT-AST, IPC, IPT for PTSD.