Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology, University of Hertfordshire

David Winter is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, U.K. He was previously Programme Director of the University’s Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and spent most of his working life practising as a clinical psychologist and personal construct psychotherapist in the National Health Service. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and has held visiting positions at various universities, including Visiting Professor at the University of Padua, Brotherton Fellow at the University of Melbourne, and Visiting Scholar at the University of Wollongong. He has visited Sierra Leone on six occasions, initially with delegations from Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, following the country’s civil war to carry out training, consultancy, and research, and his numerous publications include Winter, D.A., Brown, R., Goins, S., and Mason, C. (2016). Trauma, Survival and Resilience in War Zones; The Psychological Impact of War in Sierra Leone and Beyond. Hove: Routledge.


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire