Dr Nick Grey

MA, DClinPsych, CPsychol

Dr  Grey is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma.

As well as his clinical work, he provides supervision and training in cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder.

Other roles

He is a member of British Psychological Society, British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He is a BABCP accredited practitioner, supervisor, and trainer.

Background

Dr Grey’s first degree was in Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. Following this, he completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Oxford Training Course and then a Diploma in Cognitive Therapy at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre.

Research

Dr Grey’s current research interests are focused on developing psychological treatments for anxiety disorders and traumatic stress, and the dissemination of cognitive behavioural therapy for common mental health problems.

Publications

Books:

Ehlers, A., Clark, D.M., Hackmann, A., McManus, F., Fennell, M., & Grey, N. (2009, in preparation). Trauma-Focused Cognitive Therapy for PTSD: a therapist’s guide. Oxford University Press.

Grey, N. (editor) (2009). A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions. Brunner-Routledge.

Book chapters:

Grey, N. (2007). Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Assessment. In S. Lindsay & G. Powell (eds.) Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology (3rd Edn). Brunner-Routledge Ltd.

Grey, N. (2007). Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Treatment. In S. Lindsay & G. Powell (eds.) Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology (3rd Edn). Brunner-Routledge Ltd.

Grey, N. (2009). Imagery and the psychological threat to the self in PTSD. In L. Stopa (ed.) Imagery and the self: perspectives on mental imagery in cognitive therapy. Brunner-Routledge Ltd.

Grey, N. (2009). Cognitive therapy for traumatic stress reactions: an introduction. In N. Grey (ed.) A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions. Brunner-Routledge.

Grey, N., Lab, D., & Young, K. (2009). Posttraumatic stress disorder. In D Bhugra, T Craig, & K Bhui (eds.) The Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Oxford University Press.

Grey, N., McManus, F., Hackmann, A., Clark, D.M., & Ehlers, A. (2009). Intensive Cognitive Therapy for PTSD: case studies. In N. Grey (ed.) A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions. Brunner-Routledge.

Peer-reviewed publications:

Grey, N. & Kennedy, P. (1993) The Functional Independence Measure: a comparative study of clinician and self ratings. Paraplegia, 31, 457-461.

Grey, N., Kennedy, P. & Jamous, A. (1994) Psychological and emotional effects of the use of oral baclofen: a preliminary study. Paraplegia, 32, 349-353.

Kennedy, P., Lowe, R., Grey, N. & Short, E. (1995). Traumatic spinal cord injury and psychological impact: a cross-sectional analysis of coping strategies. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 34, 627-639.

Grey, N. & Kennedy, P. (1997). High Pressure Areas: factors predicting occupational stress in nurses. Nursing Times, 93, 29, 26-28.

Kennedy, P., Marsh, N., Lowe, R., Grey, N., Short, E. & Rogers, B. (2000). A longitudinal analysis of psychological impact and coping strategies following spinal cord injury. British Journal of Health Psychology, 5, 157-172.

Scragg, P., Grey, N., Lee, D., Young, K. & Turner, S. (2001). A brief report on the Penn Inventory for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 14, 605-611.

Grey, N., Holmes, E. & Brewin, C. (2001). Peritraumatic emotional ‘hotspots’ in memory. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 29, 367-372.

Grey, N., Young, K. & Holmes, E. (2002). Cognitive therapy within reliving: a treatment for peritraumatic emotional ‘hotspots’ in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30, 63-82.

Grey, N. (2002). The psychological impact of offending on a victim of a physical assault: a case of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. Issues in Forensic Psychology, 3, 9-19.

Holmes, E., Grey, N., & Young, K. (2005). Images and “hotspots” of trauma memories in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: an exploratory investigation of emotions and cognitive themes. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 36, 3-17.

Clark, D.M., Ehlers, A.E., Hackmann, A., McManus, F., Fennell, M., Grey, N., Waddington, L. & Wild, J. (2006). Cognitive Therapy versus Applied Relaxation and Exposure in social phobia: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, 74, 568-578.

Grey, N. & Holmes, E.A. (2008). “Hotspots” in trauma memories in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a replication. Memory, 16, 788-796.

Grey, N. & Young, K. (2008). Cognitive behaviour therapy for refugees and asylum seekers experiencing traumatic stress symptoms. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 3-19.

Grey, N., Salkovskis, P., Quigley, A., Ehlers, A. & Clark, D.M. (2008). Dissemination of cognitive therapy for panic disorder in primary care. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 509-520.

McManus, F., Grey, N., & Shafran, R. (2008). Cognitive therapy for anxiety disorders: Current status and future directions. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 695-704.

McManus, F., Clark, D.M., Grey, N., Wild, J., Hirsch, C., Fennell, M. et al (2008). A demonstration of the efficacy of two of the components of cognitive therapy for social phobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders,

Ehlers, A., Clark, D.M., Hackmann, A., Grey, N., Wild, J. & McManus, F. (in prep a). Intensive Cognitive Therapy for PTSD: A feasibility study.

Ehlers, A., Hackmann, A., Grey, N., Wild, J., Deale, A., Liness, S., Albert, I., Stott, R. & Clark, D.M. (in prep b). A randomized controlled trial of intensive and weekly cognitive therapy and emotion-focused supportive therapy in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

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