Jack Blake

Dr Blake completed his medical training in Keele University where he trained in the West Midlands.

Within his studies, Dr Blake has presented on various topics including neuropsychiatry, medical humanities and medical education in psychiatry. He was awarded the best oral presentation by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Faculty of Neuropsychiatry in 2019 and the RCPsych Student/Foundation Year Doctor Researcher of the Year in the Education and Training category in 2021 and 2022.

Prior to Dr Blake’s medical training, he worked as a Social Therapist in the Millfields unit from 2014 to 2016 which is an adapted therapeutic community in a medium secure forensic setting set up for the treatment of dangerous and severe personality disorder. This role also saw him facilitating small psychodynamic groups as part of the treatment model and being an active part of the community grounding him in psychotherapeutic practice.

Dr Blake completed his foundation training within the North West Midlands training deanery and is now training in greater Manchester as a core psychiatric trainee.

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