Peter Fonagy, Ph.D.

Peter Fonagy

Title: “Attachment and the Central Role of Communication in Therapy”

Professor Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, OBE, is Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Head of the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College London and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, London. He is also Director of UCL Partners Mental Health and Wellbeing Programme and National Clinical Lead of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for Children and Young People. He is a Senior Investigator for the National Institute of Health Research and a Visiting Professor at Harvard.

Over 15 Major Books including: “Mentalization-Based Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practical Guide”; “Mentalizing in Clinical Practice”; “Affect Regulation and the Development of Self”; and “What Works for Whom? : A critical review of psychotherapy research.”