Steven Jones, PhD

Network Member

Steven Jones


PhD, Institute of Psychiatry, London

Academic appointment

Co-director, Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Lancaster University


Dr. Jones’ research interests are centered on the psychology of severe mental health conditions. The work of the Spectrum Centre, of which he is Co-Director, specializes in service-user involvement in advancing research on psychological interventions for people with bipolar disorder and related experiences. For over 15 years his primary interest has been in the psychology and psychological treatment of bipolar disorder and associated conditions. In line with this interest, Dr Jones has over 100 publications, mainly on the development of cognitive therapy approaches for bipolar disorder and on psychological models around the development and recurrence of experiences of bipolar disorder.

What I do when I'm not working

To be productive at work, I need to make time for my own self-care, and do this by making ample time with my family and friends, running three days a week and on the weekends (even if it’s raining), and eating home-cooked meals as often as possible.



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Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research
C76, Furness building, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster