Dr Brian Marien
Director of CBT Associates
MB BS DRCOG DCH MSc (Psychol) MRCGP
Brian qualified in medicine from St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1977. After fifteen years in general medical practice he gained a Masters in Health Psychology and went on to train in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. He is a specialist in occupational stress and the delivery of evidence-based strategies to promote health and well-being. He wrote his Masters' thesis on occupational stress and continues to research the causes, consequences and prevention of stress, and stress related illness.
For the past fifteen years he has run an occupational health psychology service for 600 doctors in West Sussex, funded by NHS Primary Care Trusts.
Brian has worked in the Academic Department of Psychological Medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London for the past ten years. He is a visiting lecturer at Surrey University; The Institute of Postgraduate Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School; and at British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine. He is the occupational health psychology advisor to the West Sussex Primary Care Trust.
In the corporate sector he has over ten years experience of executive coaching. He delivers, evidence-based, learning and development programmes on health and well-being for corporate clients. He delivers early-intervention programmes for employees with stress related problems to facilitate recovery and return to work.
He is actively involved in clinical research and has recently completed a research study on well-being and stress reduction in NHS hospital consultants (in press). He runs regular educational programmes on CBT for health professionals (www.cbt-edu.co.uk).
He has written numerous articles, taught and lectured widely on well-being and stress related illness. He has contributed to two recent books:
The Mind; A User's Guide. Bantam Press, 2007.
Biopsychosocial Medicine; An integrated approach to understanding illness. Oxford University Press, 2005.
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