Profile of Dr Paul Galbally facing the camera

Dr Paul Galbally

Senior Lecturer

Mental Health and Social Change Research Group, Pluralistic Practice Network Steering Group

Department of Professional Psychology , School Of Psychology

Dr. Paul Galbally is an applied psychologist and psychotherapist based in London/Essex UK.  Paul currently works for the University of East London in the School of Psychology as a senior lecturer where he has previously been a course leader and now teaches and delivers clinical training on several undergraduate and postgraduate counselling and psychology courses and was the winner of the School of Psychology Student Experience Award in 2022.

With over a decade of clinical expertise, he has provided therapy to families, couples and individuals whilst working with an array of high-profile agencies including the NHS, Relate Ltd, The Family Justice System, Essex County Council and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology - University of Essex (2011)
  • Masters (MA) in Relationship Therapy - University of Hull (2014)
  • Doctor of Applied Psychology (DAppPsy) - University of Essex (2021)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (fHEA) - Advance HE (2021)

Areas Of Interest

  • Family Organisation
  • Psychotherapy
  • The Sociology of Family
  • Interpersonal Conflict
  • Family Separation/Divorce
  • Interdisciplinary Research Relationships
  • Discourse Analysis