Dr Gary Winship

Dr Gary Winship
School of Education 
+44 (0) 115 951 6512

Expertise summary

Dr Winship is the course leader for the MA Trauma Studies in the School of Education, Visiting Professor Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis and Visiting Professor University Reaviz, Moscow, RU.

Dr Winship has extensive clinical and research experience in therapeutic environments, especially working with psychotic states, addictions, violence (including fire setting, knife crime), suicide, self-harm and addiction.  His research has been applied to the understanding of the optimal conditions for an effective therapeutic milieu, including the resources of staff, peers and team work.He is editor of the International Journal of Therapeutic Communities, has published 150+ papers and book chapters, books, and has delivered more than a thirty key note addresses at conferences here in the UK and abroad.

Senior fellow and arts co-ordinator of the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham. Chair of the Appointment Panel for the annual Skellern Lecture (www.skellern.info) and JPMHN Lifetime Achievement Award in MH. UKCP registered psychotherapist, NMC registered MHN. Formerly consultant psychotherapist Broadmoor Hospital and HMP Dovegate.

He recently authored book Essential Ingredients of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Primary Schools (2018) which explores mental health and early intervention in schools and is currently working with the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue services on a programme of psychoeducation for young persistent fire setters. 

Previous media experience includes;BBC East midlands today,BBC Radio Nottingham,BBC Radio 2,Nottingham evening post and the Daily Telegraph. More details of Dr Winship's work within the media can be found here

For more information please visit his website.  

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