Dr Lucy Maddox is a consultant clinical psychologist and writer. After working for many years in NHS inpatient adolescent services, she now works part time for the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) as their senior clinical adviser. She also works clinically for Action for Children in Bristol. She is a visiting lecturer at the Anna Freud Centre.
Lucy has written a popular psychology book on child development called Blueprint: How our childhood makes us who we are, published in March 2018, as well as for various publications, including the Guardian, Science, Prospect, the Psychologist and the Times. She was a British Science Association Media Fellow in 2013.
Lucy’s writing does not express the opinion of any of the organisations she works for in her clinical or academic roles.
Work published elsewhere
The psychology of dancing at festivals
Why do people dance at music festivals?
Myth of the teenager
Are the stereotypes of wild adolescents fair?
What is CBT for psychosis anyway?
Exploring how cognitive-behavioural therapy can be used to treat psychosis.
If you want a better, happier life, here are 10 apps that could help
Lucy picks the best 10 apps related to psychology.
Middle-aged men’s paunch ‘down to lack of oestrogen’
Falling oestrogen levels responsible for middle-age spread in men.