Dr Costas Papageorgiou began his clinical experience at the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry assisting in experimental and treatment studies that now form an integral part of NICE recommended psychological treatment (CBT) guidelines.
From 1997 to 2002, Costas worked as Senior Clinical Psychologist at North Manchester General Hospital and Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Deputy Director of the Specialist Service for Affective Disorders in Manchester and Senior Lecturer at the University of Lancaster. Since 2005, he has been working as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Priory Hospital Altrincham.
Dr Papageorgiou’s expertise and research has focused on cognitive-behavioural and metacognitive theories and therapies of emotional disorders, particularly depression and anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalised anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Costas has co-authored the self-help book “Coping with depression: A guide to what works for patients, carers, and professionals” and “Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment”.
BSc(Hons), MA,DClinPsychol, PhD, CSci, CPsychol, AFBPsS