Stephen Thompson

B.A. Hons., Ph.D., A.F.B.Ps.S.

Stephen is a Consultant Psychologist with over 10 years experience. He specialises in cognitive assessment.

Qualifications and experience in Psychology

Stephen achieved a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Psychology in 2005 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 2009 from the University of Swansea (UK).

He has enhanced CRB status and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (A.F.B.Ps.S).

Additional interests, qualifications and continuing professional development

Stephen’s doctoral research ‘Implications of Inhibitory Control, Reinforcement and Personality for Compulsive Behaviour’ (2009) was presented at the 13th European Conference on Personality in Athens, Greece. He has presented research papers at the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID, London, 2011) and his publication identified an effective method for modifying and reducing impulsive behaviour central to addiction and recovery; Thompson, S.J., & Corr, P.J. (2013). A Feedback-Response Pause Normalises Response Perseveration Deficits in Pathological Gamblers. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 11 (3), 281-408.

Currently engaged in preparing three further research papers for dissemination in peer reviewed scientific journals, Stephen undertakes cognitive assessment as a member of the IWEPS Educational Psychology Team.