Dr Tim Dalgeish

Dr Tim Dalgeish, C2:AD Director


 Dr Tim Dalgeish is the director of the C2:AD and is a clinical psychologist and programme leader of the Emotion Group at the Medical Research Council- Cognitions and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge. Tim is an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust as well as an Honorary Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of East Anglia. Tim’s research interests include experimental investigation of cognition-emotion relationships, depression, post-traumatic stress, translating basic science research into mood and anxiety disorders into clinical intervention and assessment, transdiagnostic approaches to affective disorders.


B.A. Experimental Psychology (1st Class), University of Oxford, June 1987

M.A. University of Oxford, June 1999.

Ph.D. The processing of emotional information in clinical and sub-clinical anxiety scales, University of London, October 1991.

M.Sc. Clinical Psychology (formal qualification), University of London, September 1993.

Key publications: (a selection of the Most Recent, for a full list click here)

Meiser-Stedman, R., Shepperd, A., Glucksman, E., Dalgleish, T., Yule, W., & Smith P. (2014). Thought control strategies and rumination in youth with acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder following single-event trauma. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 24, 47-51.

Feldmanhall, O., Mobbs, D. & Dalgleish, T. (2014). Deconstructing the brain’s moral network: Dissociable functionality between the temporoparietal junction and ventro-medial prefrontal cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 297-306.

Walsh, N.D., Dalgleish, T., Lombardo, M.V., Dunn, V.J., Van Harmelen, A., Ban, M., Goodyer, I.M. (2014). General and specific effects of early-life psychosocial adversities on adolescent grey matter volume. Neuroimage: Clinical, 4, 308-318.

Williams, M.J., Dalgleish, T., Karl, A., & Kuyken, W. (2014). Examining the factor structures of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire and the Self-Compassion Scale. Psychological Assessment

Mobbs, D., Hassabis, D., Yu, R., Chu, C., Rushworth, M., Boorman, E. & Dalgleish, T. (2013). Foraging under competition: The neural basis of input-matching in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 9866-9872.

FeldmanHall, O., Dalgleish, T., Mobbs, D. (2013). Alexithymia decreases altruism in real social decisions. Cortex, 49, 899-904.

Moulds, M.L., Werner-Seidler, A., & Dalgleish, T. (2013). A clinician’s quick guide of evidence-based approaches: Depression. Clinical Psychologist (invited contribution), 17, 88-89..

Nixon, R.D., Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Yule, W., Clark, D.M., Perrin, S., & Smith, P. (2013). The Child PTSD Symptom Scale: An update and replication of its psychometric properties. Psychological Assessment, 25, 1025-1031.

Dalgleish, T., Navrady, L., Bird, E., Hill, E., Dunn, B.D., Golden, A. (2013). Method-of-Loci as a mnemonic device to facilitate access to self-affirming personal memories for individuals with depression. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 156-162.

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