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Paul Farrand CEDAR; University of Exeter

Professor Paul Farrand is Director of the Low-Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (LICBT) clinical portfolio for the training of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) within Clinical Education, Development and Research (CEDAR), Psychology; University of Exeter. He has developed many of the most commonly used LICBT interventions adopted by Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services and is a member of the IAPT Expert Advisory Group, LICBT practitioner workforce development groups and national training and professional body accreditation committees. He is engaged in research and training associated with LICBT in several countries, currently the USA, Saudi Arabia and Sweden. In his clinical practice he has worked as Consultant Psychological Lead within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical hospital-based specialty for over 20 years. In recognition of his contribution to psychological therapies training, he was awarded National Teaching Fellowship in 2012.