Warwick Middleton

Adjunct Professor, The University of Queensland

Warwick Middleton MB BS, FRANZCP, MD., has been in full time private practice since January 1995 and holds appointments as Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, School of Behavioral, Cognitive & Social Sciences, University of New England, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury and, Associate Professor in Psychiatry, University of Queensland. He has made substantial and ongoing contributions to the bereavement and trauma literatures and was a principal architect in establishing Australia’s first dedicated unit treating dissociative disorders (the Trauma and Dissociation Unit, Belmont Hospital), as well as being principal author of the first published series in the Australian scientific literature detailing the abuse histories and clinical phenomenology of patients fulfilling diagnostic criteria for Dissociative Identity Disorder. He has had substantive ongoing involvement with research, writing, reviewing, teaching (including workshops and seminar presentations), conference convening, forensic reporting and supervision of health and research professionals. He chairs the Cannan Institute, is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, an elected Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), a recipient of the 2013 ISSTD Morton Prince Award for scientific achievement, and aside from serving on multiple ISSTD committees, is the Immediate Past President of ISSTD.