St George’s Mental Health Trust in South West London have built up an evidence base of the therapeutic value of work over almost two decades.

Mental Health Knowledge meets their Lead Employment Specialist: the UK’s original mental health Employment Specialist.

Paul Dorrington, a former counsellor, has accrued 16 years’ experience navigating employment barriers associated with conditions ranging from social anxiety to bipolar disorder.

In this exclusive interview he describes how he works with patients, employers and his Trust colleagues.

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