Mark WIDDOWSON (UK)
Dr. Mark Widdowson, MD, has a PhD in Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy, an Enterprise lead for Directorate of Society, and a Joint Programme Leader (Practitioner Certificate in Couples Counselling) at the School of Health and Society, University of Salford, UK. Dr. Widdowson is an author of books and articles on transactional analysis, a holder of research awards and a member of major international psychology associations.
Dr Widdowson got his Masters in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy at Middlesex University (2003) and a PhD in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Leicester (2013). He’s been involved in the activities of a number of international organizations: International Expert, Training and Accreditation Committee, European Association for Psychotherapy. February 2007 — Present (Austria, February 2007); Member of the International Transactional Analysis Association's Eric Berne Memorial Award Committee (United States, January 2014); Member of the International Transactional Analysis Association's Eric Berne Memorial Award Committee (United States, January 2014); Member of Research Committee, United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA) (United Kingdom, April 2014); Secretary, UK Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (United Kingdom, June 2014); Member of the Society for Psychotherapy Research International Student Awards Committee (United States, November 2014).
He is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Supervisor as well as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an author of books and numerous articles on transactional analysis.
Dr Widdowson has been acting as an external examiner at multiple universities throughout the UK and a Director of Research at The Berne Institute, United Kingdom (May 2015).
Dr Widdowson is a holder of ITAA Research Award (International Transactional Analysis Association, United States, July 2017) for original and significant contributions to transactional analysis research and a Silver medal of the European Association for Transactional Analysis, Switzerland, July 2014) for research and developing the evidence base for transactional analysis for treatment of depression.