About the Author
Martin Herbert is Emeritus Professor of Clinical and Community Psychology at Exeter University. He has held a variety of senior clinical and academic posts, including lecturer and clinical psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Director of the School of Social Work at the University of Leicester, Mental Health Act Commissioner, and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Healthcare Trust. In 1994 he was awarded the Monty Shapiro Prize for distinguished contribution to Clinical Psychology by the British Psychological Society. He is the author of many books, including Typical and Atypical Development: From Conception to Adolescence (BPS Blackwell, 2003).