Stephen Palmer

Job title

Professor or Practice

Affiliations and Universities

Wales Academy for Professional Practice & Applied Research, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Wales


Professor Stephen Palmer PhD FISMA (Hon) FIHPE (Hon) FRSA is a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Biologist and Chartered Scientist. His expertise across various professional fields means he is involved with a number of professional bodies. He is President of the International Stress Management Association and the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Vice President of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education (IHPE), and the Society for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. He is a member of the Royal Society of Biology’s Employer Advisory Group which provides an interface between employers and the Society.  Professor Palmer is co-editor of three journals. He has authored and edited over 50 books including the Handbook of Coaching Psychology. As a pracademic (practitioner and academic) he has written over 225 articles.


United Kingdom

Discipline Areas

Psychology, Biology, Health

Contact email address:

stephen.palmer (at)




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