Neil Greenberg

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Professor Neil Greenberg, 2013

Neil Greenberg is an academic psychiatrist, who is a specialist in the understanding and management of psychological trauma, occupational mental ill-health and post traumatic stress disorder. Neil is based at King's College London[1] and served as the President of the UK Psychological Trauma Society from 2014-2017.[2] He also runs the psychological health consultancy March on Stress.[3]

Professor Greenberg served in the UK Armed Forces for 23 years and during his service was part of the team to develop peer led traumatic stress support packages, most notably trauma risk management (TRiM),[4] for which he was awarded the Gilbert Blane Medal.[5]

Professor Greenberg is a specialist in the field of trauma and mental health, and has published more than 250 scientific papers and book chapters[1]

Some of his recent academic work includes being senior author of a review article into trauma risk management, published in the Journal of Occupational Medicine in May 2015.[6]

He has also led a comprehensive review paper published in the British Medical Bulletin on PTSD [7] and led a paper published in the Journal of Mental Health in 2015 which examined the potential mental health consequences for Ebola workers in West Africa.[8]

He regularly provides commentary in the media on the subjects of mental health, trauma and post traumatic stress disorder.[9][10][11][12]

He is also a lead advisor to UK charity Hostage UK[13] and sits on the Board of Directors for the Forces in Mind Trust[14] and Walking With The Wounded.[15]

Neil is the Royal College of Psychiatrists Lead on Military and Veterans' Health[16] and was shortlisted for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, psychiatrist of the year 2015.[17]

He is also the Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Special Interest Group in Occupational Psychiatry[18]


  1. ^ a b "Professor Neil Greenberg - Profile". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  2. ^ "Contact - UKPTS".
  3. ^ "March On Stress". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  4. ^ Greenberg N, et al. (2008). "Trauma risk management (TRiM) in the UK Armed Forces". J R Army Med Corps. 154 (2): 124–7. CiteSeerX doi:10.1136/jramc-154-02-11. PMID 19043994.
  5. ^ "King's College London - Gilbert Blane Medal Award". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  6. ^ D. Whybrow. "Promoting organizational well-being: a comprehensive review of Trauma Risk Management". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  7. ^ "Latest developments in post-traumatic stress disorder: diagnosis and treatment" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  8. ^ "Potential mental health consequences for workers in the Ebola regions of West Africa – a lesson for all challenging environments" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  9. ^ "Broken by war: the Army reservist still battling with combat stress - and worried about declining mental health support for the growing ranks of part-time soldiers". The Independent.
  10. ^ "PTSD Explained, Ten Years After 7/7". The Huffington Post UK.
  11. ^ "John Cantlie's speech delivered with no sign of distress, says psychologist". The Times.
  12. ^ "'No help' for South Yorkshire family caught up in Tunisia attack". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  13. ^ "Our people - Hostage".
  14. ^ "New Board Directors". Forces in Mind Trust.
  15. ^ "Trustees of Walking With The Wounded". 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  16. ^ "Old Age 2014 Conference Veterans Greenberg" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  17. ^ "RCPsych Awards 2015". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  18. ^ "Executive Committee". Retrieved 5 April 2019.