Dr Sara Tai is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Cheadle Royal Hospital and Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. She currently works within a multi-disciplinary team led acute adult in-patient unit. Sara is an experienced practitioner, trainer, and supervisor of transdiagnostic approaches for working with people with serious mental health problems and their families; roviding one-to-one interventions, group interventions, and family work. She has extensive clinical and research experience of working within multi-cultural inner city areas and provides regular consultancy internationally on developing accessible community and inpatient services, training clinicians in psychological interventions for psychosis and bipolar disorders and mood swings. Her research focuses on the science and practice of psychological interventions, including cognitive theory and interventions for people experiencing psychosis and mood-swings. She has an international reputation as a trainer in CBT and is currently involved in clinical trials and experimental research developing psychological interventions for psychosis and bipolar disorders in Texas, Philadelphia, Illinois, Beijing, Europe and the UK.