Jo Billings

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Jo is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Psychiatry at UCL. Jo’s clinical and research interests include PTSD, trauma, resilience and particularly the mental health and wellbeing of high-risk occupational groups. She worked in the NHS for 18 years in specialist trauma services and now provides support to staff in the Civil Service alongside teaching on the MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences at UCL. When she doesn’t have to sit at a desk, Jo is usually found out running, cycling, or walking with her trusty sidekick Flash the dog.


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Vicarious trauma: how does working with trauma survivors affect therapists?


Sahra Tekin and Jo Billings summarise a meta-ethnographic review of qualitative studies looking at vicarious trauma in therapists working with survivors of trauma.

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Research culture: what researchers think of the culture they work in

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In her debut blog, Jo Billings summarises a recent report by the Wellcome Trust which explores what researchers think of the research culture.

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