Meet the Team
Matthew is a registered social worker and an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). He has worked in mental health services since 2001 and continues to practice as an AMHP part-time. He is carrying out a research PhD exploring AMHP decision-making at the point of referral for a Mental Health Act assessment, adopting a participatory and strengths-based methodology seeking to generate practice-based knowledge. He has now joined Bournemouth University as the AMHP programme lead.