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Dr Juliana Onwumere

Dr Juliana Onwumere is an academic researcher in the Department of Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and has authored several academic papers and book chapters on severe mental health conditions.

Alongside her research role, Juliana also works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in London; the provider of the widest range of mental health services in the UK.

Her research and clinical interests are focused on understanding the impact of mental health issues in families and improving the wider provision of psychological therapies for people living with severe mental health conditions and their families.

Throughout her career, she has been committed to improving social inclusion and reducing stigma for people living with mental health issues and their families. Juliana developed the first free global massive open online course on caring for people with psychosis and schizophrenia, which has learners from six continents.