Area of expertise
- Continuity models of mental illness
- Psychological models of psychotic symptoms
- CBT for psychosis
Dr Peters is Director of the award-winning Psychological Interventions Clinic for Outpatients with Psychosis (PICuP) service. She is also a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. Dr Peters completed her PhD in Psychosis (1992) and MSc in Clinical Psychology (1994) at King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry. Following time as a Wellcome Post-doctoral Fellow, she obtained a lectureship at University College London. She returned to the Institute of Psychiatry in 1999 and was made a Senior Lecturer in 2004.
In 2003, she was awarded the May Davidson Award from the British Psychological Society for ‘outstanding contribution to the development of clinical psychology within the first 10 years of qualification’. Dr Peters became a Reader in April 2013 and a Professor in 2020.
Dr Peters has specialised in psychosis for the last 20 years. She coordinates the psychosis teaching on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych) course and lectures regularly to other mental health professionals.
Please visit Dr Peters' profile at the Kings College London website.