Prof. Stephen Joseph

Stephen Joseph is a registered coaching psychologist with the British Psychology Society and a Meyler Campbell trained Business coach.

Stephen is also a senior practitioner member of the British Psychological Society’s register of psychologists specialising in psychotherapy, and an HCPC registered health and counselling psychologist.

Originally, he studied social psychology at the London School of Economics before moving to London’s Institute of Psychiatry where he was awarded his PhD for pioneering work in the psychology of traumatic stress. Following this he trained as a therapist going on to work at the University of Warwick as a trainer in clinical psychology. Currently, He is a professor at the University of Nottingham in the School of Education where he is part of the human flourishing research group and convener of the counselling and psychotherapy teaching group.

His new book Authentic. How to be yourself and why it matters aims to engage the general reader with the exciting and fast-moving research field of positive psychology.