Steven Walker was born in the North East of England, a grammar school boy, he is an Alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and has an MPhil in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. He qualified as a psychotherapist in 1992 and worked in CAMHS for 20 years as a practitioner and then Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Anglia Ruskin University, where he designed and developed award-winning multi-disciplinary CAMH training. Steven has published 12 text books, presented his research at 10 International Conferences and published over 50 scholarly papers for International Journals.
Steven is a Unicef Children's Champion, Fellow of the Higher Education Institute, and a member of the Association of Family Therapists. Now semi-retired he still accepts work as an Expert Witness, is a volunteer Psychotherapist with Youth Enquiry Service and volunteers at Essex Wildlife Trust.
Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice
This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work.
A practical guide to helping with mental health problems
An accessible guide for those wanting to help and support children and young people with, or at risk of developing mental health problems.