Anthony Bateman – Bio

Prof Anthony W Bateman MA, FRCPsych is Consultant to the Anna Freud Centre, London; Visiting Professor University College, London; Honorary Professor in Psychotherapy University of Copenhagen.

He developed mentalization based treatment for borderline personality disorder, was an expert member of NICE development group for treatment guidelines for Borderline Personality Disorder in UK and was Chair of the National Guideline Development Group for Eating Disorders. He was President of the European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ESSPD) from 2012-2015.

He received a senior scientist award from British and Irish group for the Study of Personality Disorder in 2012 and in 2015 the annual award for “Achievement in the Field of Severe Personality Disorders” from the BPDRC in the USA.

He has authored 16 books and over 150 peer reviewed research articles on personality disorder and the use of psychotherapy in psychiatric practice.