european psychiatric association

2020 Winner

Professor Til Wykes was selected by the members of the jury as the winner of the EPA Constance Pascal – Helen Boyle Prize of €10,000 for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in Working to Improve Mental Health Care in Europe for 2020!

Prof. Wykes is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation and Vice Dean of Psychology and Systems Sciences at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.  She has been involved in research on rehabilitation for many years both in the development of services and the evaluation of innovative psychological treatments for psychosis. She founded and is now Co-Director of the Service User Research Enterprise (SURE), which employs expert researchers with experience of using mental health services.

She edits the Journal of Mental Health and is NIHR Senior Spokesperson on Mental Health Research. She was awarded a Damehood recently for her work in mental health.

The EPA wishes to congratulate Prof. Wykes on this well-deserved distinction, which recognises her exceptional contribution towards better mental health care in Europe.

The prize was awarded to Prof. Wykes during the 28th European Congress of Psychiatry in July 2020.