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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 probelms. 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

Research Degree Supervision

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External positions

Associate Director of Research, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

2003 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Psychological Therapies
  • mental health
  • self-help
  • self-management
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Mental Health assessment,

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Research Output 1988 2019

Coproducing Randomised Controlled Trials: How Do We Work Together?

Goldsmith, L. P., Morshead, R., McWilliam, C., Forbes, G., Ussher, M., Simpson, A., Lucock, M. & Gillard, S., 29 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Sociology. 4, 11 p., 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mental health
quantitative research
qualitative research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heart and mind: Behavioural cardiology demystified for the clinician

Astin, F., Lucock, M. & Jennings, C. S., 1 Jun 2019, In : Heart. 105, 11, p. 881-888 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

How do manual handling advisors and physiotherapists construct their back beliefs, and do safe lifting posture beliefs influence them?

Nolan, D., O'Sullivan, K., Stephenson, J., O'Sullivan, P. & Lucock, M., Feb 2019, In : Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 39, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Physical Therapists
Back Pain
Linear Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual Violence and Mental Health Services: A call to action

Hughes, E., Lucock, M. & Brooker, C., 11 Mar 2019, In : Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sex Offenses
Reproductive Health
Mental Health Services
Mental Health
Crime Victims
Cognitive Therapy
Multilevel Analysis
Ethnic Groups

Activities 2014 2019

Using Photovoice to understand and improve healthy lifestyles of people with serious mental illness

Amanda Edmondson (Speaker), Rachel Borthwick (Speaker), Liz Hughes (Speaker), Mike Lucock (Speaker)
3 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation

Improving Access to Effective Self-Help Support for Common Mental Health Problems - training for HCSWs

Michael Lucock (Participant)
1 May 20191 Dec 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Supporting self-help for common mental health problems in primary care

Michael Lucock (Speaker)
1 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Helping people stay well after therapy for depression - using implementation intentions to prevent relapse.

Michael Lucock (Speaker), Jaime Delgadillo (Speaker)
24 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation