John Briere, Ph.D.
John Briere, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He has spent decades treating and researching the effects of extended childhood maltreatment, sexual and physical assaults, torture, and severe burns. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Dr., Briere 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, and has been Remote Faculty at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy since 2013. His 2019 book with Guilford Press is Treating risky and compulsive behavior in trauma survivors. His website address is johnbriere.com.