Fiona Markham, Clinical Director at the Wave

Fiona Markham

International Clinical Director

Fiona has post-graduate training in the UK and Europe, in both Psychotherapy and Mental health. Her clinical studies have focused on substance use disorder and psychodynamic therapy models. She has conducted research into attachment disorder in addictions and continues to develop innovative and experiential approaches across the mental health spectrum. She is a supervisor and trainer of clinicians and has delivered lectures and training across the globe. Fiona is a certified trauma specialist.

Fiona’s career has taken her around the world, with recent projects in the US, Europe, India, Middle East and South East Asia. She’s educated clinicians in substance misuse and continually champions the development of ethical best practises in clinical settings. She has a specialised interest in borderline personality disorder, in both men and women, as well as action methods and creativity in treatment settings.

She has spent many years specialising in the treatment of the addict and the addicted family system with families in ‘at home’ settings; treating the family system as a whole. Many of Fiona’s patients have been in the public eye, celebrities, royalty and the super-rich.

Well-known in the UK media, Fiona was called upon as a regular contributor to FHM and GQ magazines as an expert on men’s mental health issues.

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