Tom Craig is Emeritus Professor of Social Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College, London.
His clinical research focuses on developing and evaluating community-based psychiatric services for people suffering from psychotic disorders. His studies have included residential alternatives to the hospital asylum, specialized services for homeless mentally ill people, supported employment and Clubhouse programs, services for first episode psychosis. His current research includes AVATAR therapy for the treatment of auditory hallucinations and the 'walk this way' intervention for promoting physical health in this population.
3/15/18 - AVATAR Therapy
More on Tom and His Interview
Website for Avatar therapy with information about it's development, ongoing research, funding, software requirements, and a video: http://www.avatartherapy.co.uk/
Additional video showing the therapist, client, and avatar interacting:
King's College website for the Avatar project with information about the team and ongoing research:
UCL's Psychology and Language Science's site with links to published research on Avatar therapy to date: