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Professor Ivan Eisler

Joint Head of MCCAED and Professor of Family Psychology and Family Therapy


Biography
Ivan Eisler is joint head of MCCAED and Emeritus Professor, Kings College, London.

Ivan is known internationally as a leading developer and researcher of evidence-based psychotherapies for eating disorders, including single and multi-family therapy for anorexia nervosa (also known as “Maudsley Family Therapy”). These models have been adopted by clinical teams both nationally and internationally.

Ivan has received a number of awards including Academy for Eating Disorders, Outstanding Clinician Award 2009, BEAT Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 and American Family Therapy Academy Distinguished Contribution to Family Research 2014. In 2016 he was awarded an OBE for services to family therapy.

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