The Author

Jo Ringrose BSc MA DPsych (Prof) is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and supervisor.

She began working as a psychotherapist in the NHS in a secure unit for forensic patients before starting her own private practice at the Karuna Centre Harrogate, UK in 2008.

As an undergraduate student in psychology she won an award for her research at Leeds University and following her Masters in Psychotherapy went on to complete a research doctorate in the field of trauma and dissociation. Using the findings from this research she had her first book, ‘Understanding and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder (or Multiple Personality Disorder)’ published in 2012. She has written chapters in further books since.

She is married with two grown up children and currently divides her working week between seeing clients and supervisees and writing.