About the presenter

John Briere, PhD

John Briere, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, and Center Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.  A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association and the William N. Friedrich Lecturer: Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Child Psychology from the Mayo Clinic. 

He is author or co-author of over 140 articles and chapters, 15 books, and 9 trauma-related psychological tests. His recent (2019) book with Guilford Press is Treating risky and compulsive behavior in trauma survivors.

His website address is johnbriere.com.