Dr Hermine Graham

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

School of Psychology

Contact details

School of Psychology, Frankland Building

About

Dr Hermine Graham is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer; she has led in the development and evaluation of an integrated treatment and service model for people with severe mental health problems who misuse alcohol and drugs, in Birmingham. This service model has been highlighted as a model of good practice by the Department of Health. She has published articles within this area and provides national and international consultancy on service and policy developments for this client group. She works clinically with people with severe mental health problems in an assertive outreach setting in the community. She has an emerging interest in cannabis use among young people.

Qualifications

BSc(Hons.) Psychology; ClinPsyD; Post graduate diploma in Cognitive Therapy.

Research

Research group
Applied-Clinical

Research Interests 
Dr Graham’s clinical and research interests include cannabis use and binge drinking among young people, cognitive understandings of the relationship between substance use and psychosis, the application of Cognitive Therapy to this client group and Psychological interventions in Assertive Outreach settings.

Publications

Books
Graham, H.,Copello, A., Birchwood, M.J. & Mueser, K.T. (Eds.) (2003). Substance Misuse in Psychosis: Approaches to treatment and service delivery. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Graham, H., Copello, A., Birchwood, M.J., Mueser, K., Orford, J., McGovern, D. Atkinson, E., Maslin, J., Preece, M., Tobin, D. & Georgiou, G. (2004). Cognitive-Behavioural Integrated Treatment (C-BIT): A treatment manual for substance misuse in people with severe mental health problems. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Chapters in books
Graham, H. & Wanigaratne, S. (2000). Substance Misuse. In N. Patel, E Bennett, M. Dennis, N. Dosanjh, A.Mahtani, A. Miller & Z. Nadirshaw (Eds.). Clinical Psychology, ‘Race’ and Culture. pp. 179-188.

Graham, H.L. (2003). A cognitive conceptualisation of concurrent psychosis and problem drug and alcohol use. In H.L. Graham, A. Copello, M.J. Birchwood & K.T. Mueser (Eds.) Substance Misuse in Psychosis: Approaches to treatment and service delivery. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 

Graham, H.L., Copello, A., Birchwood, M.J., Maslin, J., McGovern, D., Orford, J. & Georgiou, G. (2003). The Combined Psychosis and Substance Use (COMPASS) Programme: An integrated shared-care approach. In H.L. Graham, A. Copello, M.J. Birchwood & K.T. Mueser (Eds.) Substance Misuse in Psychosis: Approaches to treatment and service delivery. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Graham, H.L., Copello, A., Birchwood, M.J., Orford, J McGovern, D., Maslin, J., & Georgiou, G. (2003). Cognitive-behavioural integrated treatment approach for psychosis and problem substance use. In H.L. Graham, A. Copello, M.J. Birchwood & K.T. Mueser (Eds.) Substance Misuse in Psychosis: Approaches to treatment and service delivery. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 

Graham, H.L., Tobin, D. & Godfrey, E. (2007). A consultation-liaison service model offering a brief integrated motivational enhancement intervention. In. A. Baker & R. Velleman (Eds.). Clinical Handbook of Co-existing Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Problems. Routledge: Hove

Orford, J., Copello, A., Simon, A., Waheed, H., Fazil, Q, Graham, H., Mahmood, M., McNeil, S. & Roberts, G. (2010). Offering a service to BME family members affected by close relatives’ drug problems. In S. MacGregor (Ed.) Responding to Drug Misuse: Research & Policy Priorities in Health & Social Care. Routledge: Hove.

Graham, H.L. (2010). Severe mental health and substance use: Developing Integrated Services- UK perspective. In David B. Cooper (Ed.) Providing & Developing Services In Mental Heath-Substance Use. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd: Oxon.

Articles in Journals
Graham, H. L. (1998). The role of dysfunctional beliefs in individuals who experience psychosis and use substances: implications for cognitive therapy and medication adherence. Accelerated Publication. Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 26, 193-208.

Graham, H.L., Maslin, J., Copello, A., Birchwood, M., Mueser, K. McGovern, D. & Georgiou, G. (2001). Drug and alcohol problems amongst individuals with severe mental health problems in an inner city area of the UK. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 36, 448-455. 

Copello, A., Graham, H. & Birchwood, M. (2001). Evaluating substance misuse interventions in psychosis: The limitations of the RCT with ‘patient’ as the unit of analysis. Editorial. Journal of Mental Health, 10 (6), 585-587.

Maslin, J., Graham, H.L., Cawley, M., Copello, A., Birchwood, M., Georgiou, G., McGovern, D., Mueser, K.T. & Orford, J. (2001). Combined severe mental health and substance use problems: What are the training and support needs of staff working with this client group? Journal of Mental Health, 10 (2), 131-140.

Graham, H.L. & Maslin, J. (2002). Problematic cannabis use amongst those with severe mental health problems in an inner city area of the UK. Addictive Behaviors, 27, 261-273.

Graham, H.L. (2002). Project update: The combined psychosis and substance use (COMPASS) Programme. Acquire, Alcohol Concern, 33.

Graham, H.L., Copello, A., Birchwood, M., Orford, J., McGovern, D. Georgiou, G & Godfrey, E. (2003). Co-existing Severe Mental Health and Substance Use Problems: Developing Integrated Services in the U.K. Psychiatric Bulletin, 27,183-186.

Graham, H.L. (2004). Implementing integrated treatment for co-existing substance use and severe mental health problems in assertive outreach teams: training issues. Drug and Alcohol Review, 23,463-470. 

Graham, H. L., Copello, A., Birchwood, M., Orford, J., McGovern, D., Mueser K. T., Clutterbuck , R., Godfrey, E ., Maslin, J., Day, E.& Tobin, D. (2006). A Preliminary Evaluation of Integrated Treatment for Co-existing Substance Use & Severe Mental Health Problems: Impact on Teams & Service Users. Journal of Mental Health, 15, 577-591. 

Clutterbuck, R., Tobin, D., Orford, J., Copello, A., Birchwood, M., Day, E., Graham, H., McGovern, D. & Griffith, E. (2008). Staff attitudes towards cocaine/crack-cocaine use amongst individuals with sever mental health problems in an inner city area of the UK. Mental Health and Substance Use: Dual diagnosis, 1 (3), 205-215.

Clutterbuck, R., Tobin, D., Orford, J., Copello, A., Preece, M., Birchwood, M., Day, E., Graham, H., McGovern, D. & Griffith, E. (2009). Exploring the attitudes of staff working within mental health settings toward clients who use cannabis. Drugs: education, prevention and policy, 16 (4), 311-327.

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