• Professor Daniel Freeman has dedicated his career to understanding paranoia and extreme mistrust and anxiety

  • Here he talks to us about his new book Paranoia and groundbreaking treatment plans

Daniel Freeman is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Oxford University. Interested in psychosis and paranoid experiences from the beginning of his career, he has now developed a programme called Feeling Safe to support people struggling with extreme mistrust and anxiety. 

While his work focuses on people with more severe symptoms of paranoia, his new book also discusses the seemingly increasing rates of mistrust in society at large and how this difficulty to trust one another impacts us all.

Watch our interview with Daniel Freeman:

Professor Daniel Freeman is the author of Paranoia: A Journey into Extreme Mistrust and Anxiety

Further reading

Why is trust so important?

How therapy can help build interpersonal trust