Bill Lindsay, PhD, FBPS, FIASSID, is Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist and Head of Research for Danshell. He was previously Head of Psychology (LD) in NHS Tayside and Consultant Psychologist with the State Hospital. He is Professor of Learning Disabilities and Forensic Psychology at the University of Abertay, Dundee and Honorary Prof. at Deakin Univ. Melbourne. He has published over 300 research articles and book chapters, held over £1M in research funds and has given many presentations and workshops on cognitive therapy and the assessment and treatment of offenders with intellectual disability.
Clinical psychology training – Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Basic Grade Clinical Psychologist, 1977-1979, Grampian Health Board.
Senior Grade Clinical Psychologist, 1979, Grampian Health Board.
Senior Grade Clinical Psychologist, 1979-1983, Lanarkshire Health Board.
Head of Psychology dept (Learning difficulties) NHS Tayside 1984-2008
Head of psychology dept (Child Health), 1993 – 2002, NHS Tayside.
Clinical Tutor to Edinburgh University D.Clin.Psychol/East of Scotland Training Scheme in Clinical Psychology, 1992 – 2002.
Chair in Learning Disabilities, University of Abertay, Dundee, 1996 – present.
Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist (learning disabilities and sex offender service), The State Hospital for Scotland, 2002 - 08
Consultant Psychologist, Danshell, 2008-present
Honorary Professor, Bangor Univ. Wales 2009-13
Honorary Professor, Deakin Univ., Melbourne 2011- present
Cognative Behavioural Therapy
Applied Behaviour Analysis
Postive Behavioural Support
Professor Lindsay has published over 350 research articles and book chapters, published 5 books, held over 1 million pounds in research grants and given many presentations and workshops on cognitive therapy and the assessment and treatment of offenders with intellectual disability.
BA, Dip Clin Psychol., PhD, FBPS, FIASSID, FAcSS