Dr Lucy Johnstone is a consultant clinical psychologist, author of Users and abusers of psychiatry (2nd edition Routledge 2000), co-editor of Formulation in psychology and psychotherapy: making sense of people’s problems (Routledge, 2nd edition due in August 2013) and author of A straight-talking guide to psychiatric diagnosis (PCCS Books 2014), along with a number of other chapters and articles taking a critical perspective on mental health.
She is the former Programme Director of the Bristol Clinical Psychology Doctorate. She has worked in Adult Mental Health settings for many years, and has a particular interest in the more severe forms of mental distress and in developing alternatives to traditional psychiatric theory and practice. She is an experienced conference speaker, lecturer and trainer.
Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick