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Dr Maggie Stanton

Senior Trainer

Dr. Maggie Stanton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a Senior Trainer with British Isles DBT Training.

Training Experience in DBT

Maggie has been a trainer with BIDBT since 2012, providing supervision, training and consultancy internationally and in the UK presenting on DBT, mindfulness and other topics including RODBT.

Clinical Experience in DBT

In 35 years of mental health clinical work she has specialised in seeing clients with severe and enduring mental health problems. As Psychological Therapies Lead, for many years Maggie headed a team of psychologists and psychological therapists in a large NHS Trust. She trained in DBT in 2002 developing the DBT service in her area and the wider trust. Maggie is trained in the University of Washington Adherence Coding scale for DBT.

Other Relevant Training and HEI Experience

Maggie has extensive experience of marking and assessing post graduate assignments as well as providing lectures and supervision at post graduate level including on the DClinPsych course at the University of Birmingham, the DClinPsych and Post Graduate Diploma CBT at the University of Southampton and the Post Graduate Diploma in DBT at the University of Bangor. She has been involved in a range of research including being Clinical Lead in a large multi-centered randomised control trial (RCT) for Treatment Resistant Depression. She has published her work in journals, books and at conferences including two books on teaching and using mindfulness skills and has been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally. Maggie is a Director of the UK and Ireland Society for DBT and was a member of the Expert Reference Group, which developed the Self-Harm & Suicide Prevention Competence Framework for the NCCMH. She focuses on providing supervision, training and consultancy internationally and in the UK presenting on DBT, mindfulness and other topics. She is an accredited DBT Therapist, a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology.