Dr James Duffy

BSc, DClinPsy, PGDip CBTp

Principal Clinical Psychologist (HCPC Registration Number: PYL27549)

Dr James Duffy is a Principal Clinical Psychologist with the START Homeless Outreach Team and the Psychological Interventions Clinic for Outpatients with Psychosis (PICuP). He provides psychological therapy to clients experiencing psychosis, dual diagnosis, and other complex mental health difficulties. He supervises therapists in the delivery of CBT for psychosis. He is a visiting Lecturer at the Department of Psychology at the Institute of Psychology, Psychology and Neuroscience (IOPPN).


After receiving a First Class BSc in Psychology in 2003, James worked in addictions, homelessness and learning disabilities services. He then completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) at the University of East London, with a research focus on the interaction between psychosis and substance use. He rejoined SLaM in 2011 and has worked primarily in specialist services for people experiencing psychosis. James has completed a post-graduate diploma in CBT for psychosis at the IOPPN.


James has research interests in dual diagnosis, homelessness and social inequalities. He is focusing on improving psychological interventions for people presenting with dual diagnosis and also homelessness.

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