Mark Dangerfield, PhD
PhD in Psychology at Ramón Llull University (Barcelona), Psychologist specialized in Clinical Psychology, Psychologist specialist in Psychotherapy (European Federation of Psychologists Associations and the Official College of Psychologists of Spain -EFPA / COP-) and Psychoanalyst member of the Spanish Society of Psychoanalysis and the International Psychoanalytical Association. Postgraduate diplomas in clinical psychology and psychotherapy at Barcelona University of Barcelona and Master in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at Girona University. Trained in mentalization based treatment therapy and the AMBIT model at the Anna Freud National Center for Children and Families (London), having been accredited by the same institution as psychotherapist and supervisor of the therapeutic intervention model for adolescents (MBT-A), as well as Lead AMBIT trainer.
Over 25 years of professional experience both in the field of the public mental health network in Catalonia and in private practice. He currently combines private practice with the Clinical Management of the ECID project at the Vidal and Barraquer Foundation (Barcelona), a pioneering project in the public mental health network to work with young people with high psychopathological risk and high risk of social exclusion, based on the AMBIT model of the Anna Freud National Center for Children and Families (London).
Professor at the University Institute of Mental Health of the Ramon Llull University (Barcelona) since 2010, where he currently teaches the Master in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and the Master in Family Therapy. She is also a senior lecturer in the AMBIT model at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families (London).
He has led research projects on the prevalence of adverse experiences in childhood (ACE) and their psychopathological consequences in adolescence, as well as on the associated risk of suicide attempts. Also a study on the transgenerational transmission of relational trauma, reformulating the term ACE as Early Relational Adversities (ERA), to emphasize the relational dimension of these experiences. He also coordinates a project to evaluate the outcome of the two ECID teams of the Vidal & Barraquer Foundation. He is a member of the Research Group on Mentalization and Evaluation of Psychological Interventions (GREMAIP) of the University Institute of Mental Health (Ramon Llull University).
He has been invited to present his work on the psychopathological consequences of adverse relational experiences, on mentalization, the AMBIT model and on the ECID project which he coordinates in a large number of national and international conferences and seminars. He has published several articles on these topics and has extensive experience in clinical supervision.