Mike Lucock is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Huddersfield and Associate Director of Research in the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
He qualified as a clinical psychologist in 1985, completed post qualification training in cognitive therapy in 1997. He has worked as a clinician in adult mental health, older adults’ services, health psychology and primary care settings. He completed a PhD in 1994 in the area of health anxiety and patients’ responses to reassurance in medical settings and worked on various practice based research projects until he began his current post in 2001.
His main research activity has been focused on self-help/self management in mental health and psychological therapies process and outcome research in routine NHS service settings. This includes the development and evaluation of self-help support for people with common mental health problems and self-management support for people with more severe and long term mental health problems. His research has involved a range of methodological approaches, including RCTs, generating practice based evidence and qualitative research.
Research Expertise and Interests:
Self-help approaches to mental health problems
Psychological therapies process and outcomes research