Dr. Michaela A. Swales

Reader in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology
Adeilad Brigantia
Penrallt Road
Gwynedd LL57 2AS
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1248 382552
Fax: +44 (0) 1248 38 2599
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Qualifications

 

BA (Hons) Natural Sciences - University of Cambridge

MPhil History & Philosophy - University of Cambridge

MPhil Psychopathology - University of Cambridge

PhD Psychology - University of Wales (Bangor)

 

Research interests

Adolescent development and psychopathology; effectiveness of dialectical behaviour therapy in the treatment of borderline personality disorder; cognitive mechanisms underlying mood disturbance and parasuicidal behaviour in adolescence.

Implementing DBT: selecting, training and supervising a team (The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist)

Publications list for Dr Michaela Swales.- (to be updated from PURE when available)

Journal Articles

Tyrer, P.; Crawford, M.; Mulder, R.; Blashfield, R.; Farnam, A.; Fossati, A.; Kim, Y-R.; Koldobsky, N.; Lecic-Tosevski, D.; Ndetei, D.; Swales, M.; Clark, L.A.; & Reed, G.M. (2011) A classification based on evidence is the first step to clinical utility. Personality and Mental Health. 5(4), 304-307. (Available online)

Tyrer, P.; Crawford, M.; Mulder, R.; Blashfield, R.; Farnam, A.; Fossati, A.; Kim, Y-R.; Koldobsky, N.; Lecic-Tosevski, D.; Ndetei, D.; Swales, M.; Clark, L.A.; & Reed, G.M. (2011) The rationale for the reclassification of personality disorder in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). Personality and Mental Health. 5(4), 246-259. (Available online)

Swales, M.A. (2010) Implementing dialectical behaviour therapy: organizational pre-treatment. Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. 3(4), 145-157. (Available online)

Swales, M.A. (2010) Implementing DBT: selecting, training and supervising a team. Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. 3(2), 71-79. (Available online)

Williams, J.M.; & Swales, M. (2004) The use of mindfulness-based approaches for suicidal patients. Archives of Suicide Research. 8(4), 315-329. (Available online)

Startup, M.; Heard, H.; Swales, M.; Jones, B.; Williams, J.M.G.; & Jones, R.S.P. (2001) Autobiographical memory and parasuicide in borderline personality disorder. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 40(2), 113-120. (Available online)

Swales, M.A.; Williams, J.M.G.; & Wood, P. (2001) Specificity of autobiographical memory and mood disturbance in adolescents. Cognition and Emotion. 15(3), 321-331. (Available online)

Swales, M.A.; Heard, H.L.; & Williams, J.M.G. (2000) Linehans' Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder: Overview and adaptation. Journal of Mental Health. 9(1), 7-23. (Available online)

Books

Swales, M.A.; & Heard, H.L. (2008) Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features. Taylor & Francis

Book Chapters

Swales, M.A.; & National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. (2009) Borderline Personality Disorder. In (Ed),(15-37).British Psychological Society and The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Swales, M.A.; & Heard, H.L. (2007) The therapy relationship in dialectical behaviour therapy. In Gilbert, P.; & Leahy, R.L.(Ed),().Routledge

Hill, J.; Swales, M.A.; & Byatt, M. (2005) Personality Disorders. In Gillberg, C.; Harrington, R.; Steinhausen, H.-C.(Ed),(339-363).Cambridge University Press