Patrick Pietroni
Patrick Pietroni is a Jungian Analyst.  He retired as Dean of General Practice and Professor
of Community Care and Primary Health.  He has consulted to numerous psychotherapeutic
organisations both voluntary and statutory.  He is the Director of The Centre for
Psychological Therapies in Primary Care, the Public Health Lead, Mental Health and
Wellbeing for Shropshire, and Editor of The Journal of Psychological Therapies in Primary

The Limbus Critical Psychotherapy Conference
Challenging the Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies:
The Overselling of CBT's Evidence Base

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies:
Where we were, where we are, and where are we going? 

I will explore the concept of organisational memory in relation to the emergence of the IAPT
programme and Richard Layard’s success in securing over £400 million to improve access to
psychological therapies.

I will then describe the research findings regarding the way the current IAPT programme has
been implimented and how it has performed.  I will then describe our own attempt to improve
the current IAPT model by developing an integrated therapy-link network supported by a
learning collaborative and evaulated by a research consortium using a mixed-model of research
For further information please contact: Farhad Dalal, Limbus, 1 The Plains, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5DR; Tel: 0778 222 0385 
email cbt_conf 'at' limbus 'dot' org 'dot' uk