Professor Warwick Middleton MB BS, FRANZCP, MD
Professor Middleton has had substantive ongoing involvement with research, writing, teaching (including workshops and seminar presentations), supervision, conference convening and the chairing of Medical Assessment Tribunals. He has made substantial and ongoing contributions to the bereavement and trauma literatures and was, with Dr Jeremy Butler, 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 was the first researcher to publish systematic research into ongoing incestuous abuse during adulthood.
Professor Warwick Middleton is a Fellow and Past President of the ISSTD, is Co-Chair of the ISSTD Membership Committee, and Vice-Chair of the ISSTD Scientific Committee. Prof Middleton chairs The Cannan Institute. In 1996 he was a principal architect in establishing Australia’s first dedicated unit treating dissociative disorders (the Trauma and Dissociation Unit, Belmont Hospital). He has authored many papers and book chapters and has been the co-editor of two books based on journal special issues.
He is in full-time private psychiatric practice and lives in Brisbane, Australia.