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Jake Camp

Job title Senior Clinical Psychologist and DBT Therapist

Dr Jake Camp is a Senior Clinical Psychologist and DBT Therapist at the National and Specialist CAMHS Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Service. They specialise in working with young people who struggle with emotion regulation and related difficulties, including self-harm and suicidal behaviours, as well as with those who have experienced trauma. Dr Camp also conducts research, in association with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (King’s College London), focusing on DBT, novel parent/carer interventions, emotion dysregulation, adaptations to therapies for minoritised groups, and LGBTQ+ mental health. 


  1. Camp, J., Morris, A., Wilde, H., Smith, P. and Rimes, K. (in press). Gender- and sexuality-minoritised adolescents in DBT: A reflexive thematic analysis of minority-specific treatment targets and experience. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist.
  2. Phillips, M., Hunt, K., Parham, R. and Camp, J. (in press). Dialectical behaviour therapy outcomes for adolescents with autism spectrum conditions compared to those without: Findings from a 7-year service evaluation. Advances in Autism
  3. Camp, J., Hunt, K., & Smith, L. (2023). Implementing dialectical behaviour therapy in routine practice: An evaluation of a national CAMHS DBT service for adolescents. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 16, E29. doi:10.1017/S1754470X23000211
  4. Smith, L., Hunt, K., Parker, S., Camp, J., Stewart, C., & Morris, A. (2023). Parent and Carer Skills Groups in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for High-Risk Adolescents with Severe Emotion Dysregulation: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Participants' Outcomes and Experiences. International journal of environmental research and public health20(14), 6334. doi:10.3390/ijerph20146334
  5. Ratnaweera, N., Hunt, K., & Camp, J. (2021). A Qualitative Evaluation of Young People's, Parents' and Carers' Experiences of a National and Specialist CAMHS Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Outpatient Service. International journal of environmental research and public health18(11), 5927. doi:10.3390/ijerph18115927
  6. Camp, J., Vitoratou, S., & Rimes, K. A. (2020). LGBQ+ self-acceptance and its relationship with minority stressors and mental health: A systematic literature review. Archives of sexual behavior49(7), 2353–2373. doi:10.1007/s10508-020-01755-2
  7. Camp, J., Vitoratou, S., & Rimes, K. A. (2022). The self-acceptance of sexuality inventory (SASI): Development and validation. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 9(1), 92–109. Doi:10.1037/sgd0000445
  8. Camp, J., Joy, K., & Freestone, M. (2018). Does “enhanced support” for offenders effectively reduce custodial violence and disruption? An evaluation of the enhanced support service pilot. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(12), 3928-3946. doi:10.1177/0306624X17752254
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