Dr June S.L. Brown B.Sc, M.Psychol, PhD, AsFBPS
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Southwark Head of Psychology, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
|contact this person|
Institute of Psychiatry
Henry Wellcome Building
|departments||Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC)|
NIHR BRC for Mental Health
|also||Cognitive Behaviour Therapy|
June Brown joined the Institute of Psychiatry in 1995 and was appointed Southwark Head of Psychology in 2000.
activities and interests
Research Interests: Help-seeking and access to psychological treatment
In order to help increase the capacity of psychological services and to reduce reluctance to access mental health services, large-scale (for up to 25 people) psycho-educational workshops for the general public are being developed and evaluated. So far, the programmes developed include stress, self-confidence and insomnia.
Other work has included investigating attitudes to help-seeking for mental health problems, and examining differences between self-confidence and self-esteem
She is the Southwark Head of Psychology for the Trust. This involves professional management of 5 areas: Southwark IAPT service, ABT psychology, Care and Recovery psychology, inpatient psychology, TSS psychology and clinical health psychology.
She teaches on the D Clin Psych course and supervises D.Clin Psych trainees
|Lecturer||Clinical Psychology ( DClinPsy ) » Doctorate|
1. Brown, J.S.L., Cochrane, R.& Hancox, T. (2000) Large scale stress management workshops for the general public: a controlled evaluation. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 28, 139-151.
2. Watkins, E., Elliott, S., Stanhope, N., Button, J., Williams, R. and Brown, J.S.L. (2000) Meeting the needs for psychological treatment of people with common mental disorders: an exploratory study. Journal of Mental Health, 9(4), 445-456.
3. Brown, J.S.L., Elliott, S.A., Boardman, A.P., Ferns, J. and Morrison, J. (2004) Can brief psycho-educational self-confidence workshops help meet the unmet need for depression services? A pilot study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 185, 511-515.
4. Brown, J.S.L., Boardman, A.N., Elliott, S.A., Howay, E. and Morrison, J. (2005) Diagnostic status of self-referrers to psycho-educational Stress and Self-confidence workshops: a description and comparison of self-referrers. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40, 396-401.
5. Brown, J.S.L., Elliott, S.A., and Boardman, Jed and Howay, E. (2008) Can the effects of brief day-long psycho-educational intervention be maintained after two years?: a naturalistic study. Depression and Anxiety, 25(6), 632-640.
6. Rhodes, L. and Brown, J.S.L. (2009) Can the NICE Guidelines for Anxiety Guidelines be made more user-friendly? BMJ, 338:b653.
7. Brown, J.S.L., Boardman, J., Whittinger, N. and Ashworth, M. (2010) Can a self-referral system help improve access to psychological treatments? British Journal of General Practice, 60, 365-371.
last updated: Monday, August 09, 2010