James Binnie is the Director of the BSc Psychological Counselling program at London South Bank University in London, England.
James holds degrees and certificates in Psychology and Criminology, Mental Health Nursing, and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy from Kings College London. Prior to joining London South Bank University, James worked as a cognitive behavioral psychotherapist specializing in early-onset psychosis, and held positions at a drug and alcohol project in South West London, the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, The National Chronic Fatigue Service, NHS Psychotherapy Department, and the Primary Care Mental Health Service (IAPT) in London Borough of Bromley.
James is a British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) accredited psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a registered mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. He has presented research findings at several conferences including BABCP and The Psychosis Interdisciplinary Research Group Symposium at the Institute of Psychiatry.
- Problematic Pornography Use
- Clinical case study methodology
- Professional identity within mental health services
- Training in psychological therapies
- Assimilative integration within psychotherapy and counseling
- Blending existentialism into a cognitive behavioral approach
- Medicalization of psychological therapies
- The process of psychotherapy and drop-out
- Transition from CAMHS to adult mental health services
- Qualitative service evaluation
- Refugees and hearing voices