Alan Cooklin FRCPsych

Psychiatrist, campaigner for the children whose parents have mental illness, Founder of Our Time

https://www.ourtime.org.uk
Consultant family psychiatrist, Founder and Academic Lead of Our Time as well as a private family psychiatrist. Developed and was Director of the Marlborough Family Service 1975-1995. Paediatric Liaison lead for UCLH and Consultant to the Camden and Islington Family Project for Major mental Illness, where I developed developed the ‘KidsTime’ workshops for families in which a parent suffers from mental illness. Retired from the NHS in 2015. Founding Chair of the Association for Family Therapy, founding Director and then Chair of the Institute of Family Therapy. Worked with families for some 45 years. Set up three University courses, and has taught throughout Europe, North and South America, Australasia, India, Singapore, and China. Regular expert witness in the District and High Courts in relation to Child Protection until 2015 Set up Kidstime Foundation in 2012 which became Our Time in 2018.
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The importance of talking

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Healthy: Inside and Out

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Fathers deserve Perinatal Mental Health Treatment in the UK

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Stress

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‘Being Ourselves’

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Some advice to Justine Greening – Secretary of State for Education

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