Nuno Ferreira is a qualified clinical psychologist who has worked with several services in Portugal and in the United Kingdom. He spent two years as a research associate at the University of Edinburgh, investigating basic emotions. He has completed a PhD by research at the University of Edinburgh, pursuing his interest in the application of evidence-based psychological models for the management of IBS.
David T. Gillanders is a chartered clinical psychologist and academic director for the doctoral programme in Clinical Psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He combines teaching, training, research and clinical work, and has interests in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, particularly as it applies to helping people to live successfully with chronic physical health problems. David has also served on the committees of professional organisations in the UK and internationally to promote psychological approaches in mental and physical health care, and was formerly a member of the Psychology Advisory Committee to the Chief Medical Officer of the Scottish Government Health Department. He has presented symposia and workshops at conferences in the UK, Holland, Italy and the US.