Task Force on the Future of Mental Health Diagnosis

The Task Force is a collaboration between the Diagnostic Summit Committee and the International DSM-5 Response Committee.

  • Richard Bentall; Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Mary Boyle; Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of East London, UK
  • Pat Bracken; Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of Mental Health Services, West Cork, Ireland
  • Joanne Cacciatore; Assistant Professor, Arizona State University School of Social Work, USA
  • Tim Carey; Associate Professor, Flinders University, Australia
  • David Castle; Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Jack Carney; Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Brooklyn, New York
  • Anne Cooke; Clinical Psychologist, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
  • Chloe Detrick; Research Assistant, Society for Humanistic Psychology, USA
  • Jacqui Dillon; Chair, Hearing Voices Network, UK
  • Frank Farley; L. H. Carnell Professor, Temple University, former President of American Psychological Association (APA), USA
  • Suman Fernando; Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, London Metropolitan University, former Consultant Psychiatrist, UK
  • Daniel Fisher; Consultant Psychiatrist, National Empowerment Centre, USA
  • Dave Harper; Reader in Clinical Psychology, University of East London, UK
  • Louis Hoffman; Continuing Education Coordinator, Society for Humanistic Psychology, USA
  • Lucy Johnstone; Clinical Psychologist, Bristol, UK
  • Dayle Jones; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Sarah Kamens; Society for Humanistic Psychology, USA
  • Peter Kinderman; Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Krishna Kumar; Professor of Psychology, West Chester University, USA
  • Patrick Landman; Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst, Paris, France
  • Eleanor Longden; Psychologist, London, UK
  • Steve Majerus; Department of Psychology: Cognition and Behavior, University of Liège, Belgium
  • Jason McCarty; Psychotherapist, British Columbia, Canada
  • Nancy McWilliams; Psychologist and Psychoanalyst, Rutgers University, USA
  • Gordon Milson; Clinical Psychologist, Manchester, UK
  • Sharna Olfman; Professor of Psychology, Point Park University
  • Bradley Olsen; President-Elect, Division 48 of American Psychological Association; President, Psychologists for Social Responsibility, Chicago, USA
  • Ana Padilla; University College London,  UK
  • Richard Pemberton; Chair, British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology, UK
  • Dave Pilgrim; Professor of Health and Social Policy, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Jonathan D. Raskin; Professor of Psychology and Counseling, State University of New York at New Paltz; Managing Editor, Journal of Constructivist Psychology
  • John Read; Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Melissa Raven; Research Fellow, Flinders University, Australia
  • Brent Dean Robbins; President, Society for Humanistic Psychology, USA
  • Donna Rockwell; Michigan School of Professional Psychology, USA
  • Dave Traxson; Educational Psychologist, UK
  • Sara Tai; Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
  • Phil Thomas; Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Bradford, former Consultant Psychiatrist, UK
  • Sam Thompson; University of East London, UK
  • Sami Timimi; Consultant Psychiatrist, UK
  • Steve Trenchard; Chair, International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, UK
  • Martin Whitely; Parliament of Western Australia, Australia

The Diagnostic Summit Committee

International DSM-5 Response Committee

  • Peter Kinderman (co-chair)
  • Brent Dean Robbins (co-chair)
  • Richard Bentall
  • Mary Boyle
  • Pat Bracken
  • Joanne Cacciatore
  • Tim Carey
  • David Castle
  • Jack Carney
  • Anne Cooke
  • Jacqui Dillon
  • Suman Fernando
  • Daniel Fisher
  • Dave Harper
  • Louis Hoffman
  • Lucy Johnstone
  • Dayle Jones
  • Sarah Kamens
  • Patrick Landman
  • Eleanor Longden
  • Steve Majerus
  • Jason McCarty
  • Nancy McWilliams
  • Gordon Milson
  • Sharna Olfman
  • Bradley Olsen
  • Ana Padilla
  • Richard Pemberton
  • Dave Pilgrim
  • John Read
  • Melissa Raven
  • Donna Rockwell
  • Dave Traxson
  • Sara Tai
  • Phil Thomas
  • Sam Thompson
  • Sami Timimi
  • Steve Trenchard
  • Martin Whitely

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