Dr Helen Bould is a NIHR Advanced Fellow and Consultant Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

She is co-lead for the developing and piloting novel psychological interventions workstream of the mental health theme.

Her particular area of research expertise is in eating disorders. Within the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), she is working with a range of stakeholders including people with lived experience of eating disorders, their parents and carers to develop choice architecture interventions to prevent eating disorders and body dissatisfaction, and novel virtual reality interventions to treat people with eating disorders.

Helen also works clinically in Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.