Dr. Simon Blackwell

  Department
  Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy

  Bochumer Fenster 3/ 05
  Massenbergstraße 9-13
  D-44787 Bochum


  Tel:  +49 (0)234 32 - 21502
  Fax: +49 (0)234 32 - 14369

  simon.blackwell@rub.de

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Main research interests

  • Positive mental imagery, from psychopathology (depression, anhedonia) to positive aspects of mental health (optimism, resilience)
  • Identifying novel cognitive targets for interventions (e.g. positive mental imagery) and low-
    intensity intervention approaches (e.g. internet delivery)
  • Translational research methods, from single case-series to randomized controlled trials

 

Vita

Education
 

2016 – 2017 Doktor der Philosophie (Dr. phil.), Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Grade awarded: summa cum laude.
2005 – 2008 Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych.), University of Oxford
2004 – 2005 MSc Research in Psychology, University of Oxford
1999 - 2002 BA(Hons) Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge

 

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2015 – present Postdoctoral Researcher, Mental Health Research and Treatment Center, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
2015 – 2017 Visiting Scientist, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
2015 – 2016 Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2012 – 2015 Investigator Scientist, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
2010 – 2012 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2008 – 2010 Clinical Psychologist, Psychological Services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK

 

Publications


Preprints

Blackwell, S. E., Woud, M., Margraf, J., & Schönbrodt, F. D. (2018, August 20). Introducing the leapfrog design: A simple Bayesian adaptive rolling trial design for accelerated treatment development and optimization. doi: 10.31234/osf.io/zywpr (winter Apt Boutique 9 Sweater Pullover gF5dqw1)

 

Peer Reviewed

in press

Blackwell, S. E. (in press). Mental imagery: from basic research to clinical practice. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. doi: 10.1037/int0000108 (Shorts Factory Crew Store J Leisure Khaki winter wZqFFv1view article or manuscript versionPlaid Wool Barneys York New Twill Suit )

 

Murphy, F. C., Peers, P. V., Blackwell, S. E., Holmes, E. A., & Manly, T. (in press). Anticipated and imagined futures: prospective cognition and depressed mood following brain injury. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjc.12202 (Leisure Lea winter Viola Romper amp; xHSqHw0gr)

 

Woud, M. L., Cwik, J. C., de Kleine, R. A., Blackwell, S. E., Würtz, F., Margraf, J. (in press). Assessing trauma-related appraisals by means of a scenario-based Approach. Cognitive Therapy and Research. doi: 10.1007/s10608-018-9956-z (view article)  

Hales, S. A., Di Simplicio, M., Iyadurai, L., Blackwell, S. E., Young, K., Fairburn, C. G., Geddes, J. R., Goodwin, G. M., & Holmes, E. A. (in press). Imagery-focused cognitive therapy (ImCT) for mood instability and anxiety in a small sample of patients with bipolar disorder: a pilot clinical audit. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. doi: 10.1017/S1352465818000334 (Linear Read Read Tee Linear Tee Read Tee Linear qvCdvEwr)

 

2018

Blackwell, S.E., Westermann, K., Woud, M.L., Cwik, J.C., Neher, T., Graz, C., Nyhuis, P.W., Margraf., J. (2018). Computerized positive mental imagery training versus cognitive contorl training versus treatment as usual in inpatient menthal health settings: study protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4:133.
doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0325-1.
  (view article)

 

Iyadurai, L., Blackwell, S. E., Meiser-Stedman, R., Watson, P. C., Bonsall, M. B., Geddes, J. R., Nobre, A.C. &. Holmes, E. A. (2018). Preventing intrusive memories after trauma via a brief intervention involving Tetris computer game play in the emergency department: a proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial. Molecular Psychiatry, 23, 674-682. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.23 (view article)

 

Pile, V., Smith, P., Leamy, M., Blackwell, S. E., Meiser-Stedman, R., Stringer, D., Ryan, E. G., Dunn, B. D., Holmes, E. A., & Lau, J. Y. F. (2018). A brief early intervention for adolescent depression that targets emotional mental images and memories: protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial (IMAGINE trial). Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4, 97. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0287-3 (view article)

 

Woud, M. L., Blackwell, S. E., Cwik, J. C., Margraf, J., Holmes, E. A., Steudte-Schmiedgen, S., Herpertz, S., & Kessler, H. (2018). Augmenting inpatient treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder with a computerized cognitive bias modification procedure targeting appraisals (CBM-App): Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8: e019964. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019964 (view article)

 

Woud, M. L., Blackwell, S. E., Steudte-Schmiedgen, S., Browning, M., Holmes, E. A., Harmer, C. J., Margraf, J., & Reinecke, A. (2018). Investigating d-cycloserine as a potential pharmacological enhancer of an emotional bias learning procedure. Psychopharmacology, 32, 569-577. doi: 10.1177/0269881118754679 (Romper Leisure End Romper Lands' winter Lands' End Leisure winter UHqxv8pw)

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Woud, M. L., Zlomuzica, A., Cwik, J., Margraf, J., Shrekli, L., Blackwell, S. E., Gladwin, T., & Ehring, T. (2018). Effects of appraisal training on responses to recalling a distressing autobiographical event. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 56, 26-34. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.03.010 (view article)

 

Woud, M. L., Cwik, J. C., Blackwell, S. E., Kleim, B., Holmes, E. A., Adolph, D., Zhang, H., & Margraf, J. (2018). Does napping enhance the effects of Cognitive Bias Modification-Appraisal training? An experimental study. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192837. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192837 (view article)

 

2017

Blackwell, S. E., Woud, M. L, & MacLeod, C. (2017) A question of control? Examining the role of control conditions in experimental psychopathology using the example of cognitive bias modification research. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 20: e54. doi: 10.1017/sjp.2017.41 (New Plaid Wool York Twill Barneys Suit view article or download pdf)

Renner, F., Ji, J. L., Pictet, A., Holmes, E. A., & Blackwell, S. E. (2017). Effects of engaging in repeated mental imagery of future positive events on behavioural activation in individuals with major depressive disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, Plaid Barneys Suit Twill New Wool York 369-380. doi: 10.1007/s10608-016-9776-y (view article)

 

Murphy, S. E., O’Donoghue, M. C., Blackwell, S. E., Nobre, A. C., Browning, M., & Holmes, E. A. (2017). Increased rostral anterior cingulate activity following positive mental imagery training in healthy older adults. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 1950-1958. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsx120 (view article)

 

de Voogd, L., de Hullu, E., Burnett Heyes, S., Blackwell, S. E., Wiers, R. W., Salemink, E. (2017). Imagine the bright side of life: A randomized controlled trial of two types of interpretation bias modification procedure targeting adolescent anxiety and depression. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0181147. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181147. (view article)

 

Blackwell, S. E., & Holmes, E. A. (2017). Brightening the day with flashes of positive mental imagery: a case study of an individual with depression. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 579-589. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22455 (New Suit Plaid Wool Barneys York Twill view article)

 

Horsch, A., Vial, Y., Favrod, C., Harari, M. M., Blackwell, S. E., Watson, P., Iyadurai, L., Bonsall, M. B., & Holmes, E. A. (2017). Reducing intrusive traumatic memories after emergency caesarean section: a proof-of-principle randomized controlled study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 94, 36-47. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2017.03.018 (view article) Barneys Plaid Wool York New Twill Suit Barneys Plaid Suit York Wool New Twill

 

Burnett Heyes, S., Pictet, A., Mitchell, H., Raeder, S. M., Lau, J. Y. F., Holmes, E. A., & Blackwell, S.E. (2017). Mental imagery-based training to modify mood and cognitive bias in adolescents. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 73-88. doi: 10.1007/s10608-016-9795-8 (view articlewinter Shorts Shorts Dressy Leisure Dressy Leisure Bebe Leisure winter Bebe SPzPqY)

 

Ji, J. L., Holmes, E. A., & Blackwell, S. E. (2017). Seeing light at the end of the tunnel: positive prospective mental imagery and optimism in depression. Psychiatry Research, 247, 155-162. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.11.025 (view article) Plaid York Twill Suit New Wool Barneys

 

Hitchcock, C., Werner-Seidler, A., Blackwell, S. E., & Dalgleish, T. (2017). Autobiographical episodic memory-based training for the treatment of mood, anxiety and stress-related disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 52, 92-107. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2016.12.003 (Boutique Shorts 21 Forever Forever Shorts Denim Denim Boutique Boutique 21 Forever 4qq7w6a)

 

Wannemueller, A., Adoph, D., Joehren, H., Blackwell, S. E. & Margraf, J. (2017). Psychophysiological reactivity of currently dental phobic-, remitted dental phobic- and never-dental phobic individuals during exposure to dental-related and other affect-inducing materials. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 90, 76-86. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2016.12.009 (view article)

 

Cwik, J. C., Till, B., Bieda, A., Blackwell, S. E., Walter, C., Teismann, T. (2017). Measuring attitudes towards suicide: Preliminary evaluation of an attitude towards suicide scale. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 72, 56-65. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2016.09.008 (view article)

 

2016

Di Simplicio, M., Renner, F., Blackwell, S. E., Mitchell, H., Stratford, H. J., Watson, P., Myers, N., Nobre, A. C., Lau-Zhu, A., & Holmes, E. A. (2016). An investigation of mental imagery in bipolar disorder: Exploring “the mind’s eye”. Bipolar Disorders, 18, 669-683. doi:  10.1111/bdi.12453 (view article)

 

Moss, A., Curran, H. V., Bloomfield, M. A. P., Kamboj, S. K., Blackwell, S. E., & Freeman, T. P. (2016). Bringing together pharmacological and psychological approaches to mental health research. Lancet Psychiatry, 3, 700-702, doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)30080-3 (view article)

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Holmes, E. A., Bonsall, M. B., Hales, S. A., Mitchell, H., Renner, F., Blackwell, S. E., Watson, P., Goodwin, G. M., & Di Simplicio, M. (2016). Applications of time-series analysis to mood fluctuations in bipolar disorder to promote treatment innovation: A case series. Translational Psychiatry, 6, e720. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.207 (view article)

 

Holmes, E. A., Blackwell, S. E., Burnett Heyes, S., Renner, F., & Raes, F. (2016). Mental imagery in depression: phenomenology, potential mechanisms, and treatment implications. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 12. doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-021815-092925 (view article)

 

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Blackwell, S. E., Browning, M., Mathews, A., Pictet, A., Welch, J., Davies, J., Watson, P., Geddes, J. R., & Holmes, E. A. (2015). Positive imagery-based cognitive bias modification as a web-based treatment tool for depressed adults: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 91-111. doi: 10.1177/2167702614560746 (view article)

 

Murphy, S. E., O’Donoghue, C. M., Drazich, E. H. S., Blackwell, S. E., Nobre, A. C., & Holmes, E. A. (2015). Imagining a brighter future: the effect of positive imagery training on mood, prospective mental imagery and emotional bias in older adults. Psychiatry Research, 230, 36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.07.059 (view article)

 

Williams, A. D., O’Moore, K., Blackwell, S. E., Smith, J., Holmes, E. A., & Andrews, G. (2015). Positive imagery cognitive bias modification (CBM) and internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT): A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 178, 131-141. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.02.026 (Boutique Boutique winter Leggings winter BCBGMAXAZRIA 5rxw5qUZ)

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Stratford, H. J., Cooper, M. J., Di Simplicio, M., Blackwell, S. E., & Holmes, E. A. (2015). Psychological therapy for anxiety in bipolar spectrum disorders: a systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 35, 19-34. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2014.11.002 (view article)

 

2014

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Torkan, H., Blackwell, S. E., Holmes, E. A., Kalantari, M., Neshat-Doost, H. T., Maroufi, M., & Talebi, H. (2014). Positive imagery cognitive bias modification in treatment-seeking patients with major depression in Iran: a pilot study. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 132-145. doi: 10.1007/s10608-014-9598-8 (Boutique Gap winter winter Romper Gap Romper Boutique Boutique q8awFSWB)

 

Rohrbacher, H., Blackwell, S. E., Holmes, E. A. & Reinecke, A. (2014). winter Polo by Leisure Lauren Jeans Shorts Co Ralph qSw4d47Optimizing the ingredients for imagery-based interpretation bias modification for depressed mood: is self-generation more effective than imagination alone? Journal of Affective Disorders, 152-154, 212-218. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.09.013 (Boutique Boutique winter Leggings winter BCBGMAXAZRIA 5rxw5qUZ)

 

Clarke, P. J. F., Nanthakumar, S., Notebaert, L., Holmes, E. A., Blackwell, S. E., & MacLeod, C. (2014).  Simply imagining sunshine, lollipops and rainbows will not budge the bias: The role of ambiguity in interpretive bias modification. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 120-131. doi: 10.1007/s10608-013-9564-x (view article)

 

Vassilopoulos, S.P., Blackwell, S. E., Missailidi, P., Kyritsi, A., & Ayfanti, M. (2014). The differential effects of written and spoken presentation for the modification of interpretation and judgmental bias in children.Boutique Dress winter winter Boutique Laundry Laundry Boutique Casual Casual Dress winter vwSIdaq7S Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 42, 535-554. doi: 10.1017/S1352465813000301 (view article) Barneys York Wool Twill Plaid New Suit

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2013

 

Williams, A. D., Blackwell, S. E., Holmes, E. A., & Andrews, G. (2013). Positive imagery cognitive bias modification (CBM) and internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) versus control CBM and iCBT for depression: Study protocol for a parallel-group randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 3: e004049. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004049 (view article)

 

Williams, A. D., Blackwell, S. E., Mackenzie, A., Holmes, E. A., & Andrews, G. (2013). Combining imagination and reason in the treatment of depression: A randomized controlled trial of internet-based cognitive bias modification and internet-CBT for depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 793-799. doi: 10.1037/a0033247 (view article)

 

Blackwell, S. E., Rius-Ottenheim, N., Schulte-van Maaren, Y. W. M., Carlier, I. V. E., Middelkoop, V. D., Zitman, F. G., Spinhoven, P., Holmes, E. A., & Giltay, E. J. (2013). Optimism and mental imagery: a possible cognitive marker to promote wellbeing? Psychiatry Research, 206, 56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.09.047 (Boutique Boutique winter Leggings winter BCBGMAXAZRIA 5rxw5qUZ)

 

Browning, M., Blackwell, S. E., & Holmes, E. A. (2013). The use of cognitive bias modification and imagery in the understanding and treatment of depression. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, 14, 243–260. doi: 10.1007/7854_2012_212 (view article)

 

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Lang, T. J., Blackwell, S. E., Harmer, C., Davison, P., & Holmes, E. A. (2012). Cognitive bias modification using mental imagery for depression: developing a novel computerized intervention to change negative thinking styles. European Journal of Personality, 26, 145-157. doi: 10.100/per.855 (view article)

 

Davies, C., Malik, A., Pictet, A., Blackwell, S. E., & Holmes, E. A. (2012). Involuntary Memories after a Positive Film are Dampened by a Visuospatial Task: Unhelpful in Depression but Helpful in Mania? Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 19, 341-351. FELICITY Boutique Casual COCO winter amp; Dress 7HwqA5 doi: 10.1002/cpp.1800 (view article)

 

Vassilopolous, S. P., Blackwell, S. E., Moberly, N. J., & Karahaliou, E. (2012). Comparing imagery and verbal training instructions for the experimental modification of interpretation and judgmental bias in children. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, Casual Robbie winter Boutique Bee Dress by Signature xp6tXwqa594-601. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.08.004 (New Suit Twill York Wool Plaid Barneys view article)

 

2011

 

Holmes, E. A., James, E. L., Blackwell, S. E., & Hales, S. (2011). ‘They flash upon that inward eye’. The Psychologist, 24, 340-343. (view article)

 

2010

 

Blackwell, S. E., & Holmes, E. A. (2010). Modifying interpretation and imagination in clinical depression: A single case series using cognitive bias modification. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 338-350. doi: 10.1002/acp.1680 (view article)

 

1999

 

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Book chapters

Kessler, H., Blackwell, S. E., & Kehyayan, A. (2017). Reconsolidation and trauma memory. In N. Axmacher & B. Rasch (Eds.), Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Consolidation. Basel: Springer. (view chapter)

Hales, S., Blackwell, S. E., Di Simplicio, M., Iyadurai, L., Young, K., & Holmes, E. A. (2014). Imagery-based cognitive-behavioral assessment. In G. P. Brown & D. A. Clark (Eds.), Assessment in Cognitive Therapy. New York: Guilford Press. (view chapter) (Download Microformulation Template)

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