Michael Appleton is a senior psychotherapist in two NHS services specialising in adult and childhood trauma. He has been a clinical lead at MIND, has worked in various specialist trauma environments and has consulted on mental health for major corporations.
He previously worked as a producer for the BBC and in independent production, and his journalism appeared in the Belfast Telegraph, The Observer, The Washington Times and United Press International (UPI). Documentaries such as Facing The Enemy, Shrinking Childhoods, Desert Generals and The Trouble With Peace aired on the BBC, PBS, Channel 4 and The History Channel. He has a special interest in early intervention and the current mental health crisis.