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James Downs

James is a mental health campaigner, peer researcher and expert by experience in eating disorders. He holds various roles at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, NHS England, and a number of Universities and charities, all of which focus on developing collaboration across a range of professional and personal perspectives.

James is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University, a Trainee Counselling Psychologist, represents various UK mental health charities, and is a yoga and barre teacher. He has written extensively about his own experiences with the hope that those who read his work find comfort, affirmation and hope.