Clinical Psychologist and researcher in primary care and community mental health. Clinical Director of the UCL University Clinic.
Dr Buckman's research focusses on understanding treatment prognosis, personalising care, and the development of psychological interventions for adults with common mental disorders, particularly depression, which he facilitates with a number of national and international collaborations. Along with colleagues in CORE Dr Buckman setup and co-facilitates the North and Central East London IAPT Service Improvement and Research Network which aims to improve care and treatment outcomes for service users of IAPT services, and along with colleagues in CORE and the Division of Psychiatry at UCL he setup the Depression in General Practice (Dep-GP) Individual Patient Dataset from RCTs of treatments for depression in primary care. Dr Buckman is a Deputy Director on the post-graduate diploma course in Low-Intensity CBT, has worked clinically in IAPT services since 2011, and is the Clinical Director of the new UCL University Clinic working at the interface of clinical research and treatment development.