Dr Christopher Clulow is a Consultant Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council, and a Senior Fellow of the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology. He was Director of Tavistock Relationships between 1987 and 2006.
He has published extensively on marriage, partnerships, parenthood and couple psychotherapy, most recently from an attachment perspective. His two edited books in this area are Adult Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: The ‘Secure Base’ in Practice and Research (2001, Brunner-Routledge) and Attachment, Sex and Couple Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009, Karnac). His most recent co-authored book, Couple Therapy for Depression: A Clinician’s Guide to Integrative Practice, was published by Oxford University Press in 2014 and his co-edited book Engaging Couples: New Directions in Therapeutic Work with Families by Routledge in 2018.
He is a Fellow of the Centre for Social Policy, Dartington, a member of the editorial board of Couple and Family Psychoanalysis, an international editorial consultant for Sexual and Relationship Therapy and a current member of the Scientific Committee of the International Association of Couple and Family Psychoanalysis. He maintains a clinical and training practice from his home in St Albans and in London.