Mental Health Nursing Field Manager
Dean Whybrow is a lecturer in mental health nursing
Prior to becoming a lecturer at Cardiff University I worked as a community mental health nurse in an occupationally focused clinical setting. Following on from this I specialized in talking therapies and worked as a clinical nurse specialist. This role involved providing individual or group based therapy, clinical supervision and training to other healthcare professionals. In addition to this clinical role I also worked as a visiting researcher.
Honours and awards
2010 Ruth Carter prize for innovative practice
2012 Ruth Carter prize for service development
2012 Portsmouth City News: Mental Health Worker of the Year
Nursing and Midwifery Council
British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
EMDR UK and Ireland
Visiting Researcher at King's College London
A range of speaking engagements that have included presentations about mental health nursing in challenging environments, psychiatric liaison, accessible forms of enquiry and cognitive behavioural therapy.
I am interested in all aspects to the undergraduate nursing programme. I have a particular interest in evidence-based practice and in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
My current research focus is organizational health and wellbeing. Previous published work includes:
Whybrow, D., Jones, N., Evans, C., Minshall, D., Smith, D. and Greenberg, N. 2015. The mental health of deployed UK maritime forces. Occupational and Environmental Medicine.Epub ahead of print.
Whybrow, D., Jones, N. and Greenberg, N. 2015. Promoting organizational well-being: a comprehensive review of Trauma Risk Management. Occupational Medicine. E-pub.
Wesson, M., D. Whybrow, M. Gould and N. Greenberg. 2013. An Initial Evaluation of the Clinical and Fitness for Work Outcomes of a Military Group Behavioural Activation Programme. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Epub ahead of print.
Wesson, M., D. Whybrow, N. Greenberg and M. Gould. 2013. Clinical supervision in a UK military Department of Community Mental Health. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corp, Epub ahead of print.
Whybrow, D. 2013. Psychiatric nursing liaison in a combat zone: An autoethnography. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20(10), 896-901.
Whybrow, D., N. Jones and N. Greenberg. 2012. Corporate knowledge of psychiatric services available in a combat zone. Military Medicine, 178(2), e241-e247.
Whybrow, D. 2012. Behavioural Activation (BA) for the treatment of depression in military personnel: A comprehensive review. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corp, 159,15-20.
Whybrow, D. 2005. My Mental Health. Mental Health Practice, 8(6), 34.