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Digby John Howard Tantam

Digby John Howard Tantam, British psychotherapy educator.


  • Tantam, Digby John Howard was born on March 15, 1948 in Surrey, England. Son of Donald Harry and Daphne Mary (Winterbone) Tantam.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oxford University, 1969. Master of Arts, Oxford University, 1972. Bachelor of Medicine bCh, Oxford University, 1972.

      Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1977. Bachelor in Mathematics, Open University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1986.


    • House physician St. George's Hospital, London, 1972-1973. House surgeon St. Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, England, 1973. Registrar St. George's Hospital, 1974-1975.

      Psychiatrist Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1976-1977. Training fellow Harvard University Medical School. Senior registrar Maudsley Hospital, London, 1977-1980, honorary senior registrar, 1980-1983.

      Lecturer Insty Psychiatry, 1980-1983. Senior lecturer University Manchester, 1983-1990. Professor psychotherapy University Warwick, England, 1990-1995.

      Clinical professor psychotherapy University Sheffield, England, since 1996. Co-director Center Study Conflict Reconciliation, University Sheffield, since 1996. Partner Dilemma Consultant in Human Relations, since 1999.

      Partner Dilemma Consulting, since 1999.


    • Author: (with others) Making Sense of Psychiatric Cases, 1986, A Mind of One's Own, second edition, 1991, The Public Health Impact of Mental Disorder, 1990, A Bridge Not Far Enough: Community Drug Teams and Doctors inthe North Western Region, 1991, College Seminars in Psychology and Social Sciences, 1994, Psychiatry for the Developing World, 1996, Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice, 2002.


    Chair United Kingdom Council Psychotherapy, London, 1995-1997, Universities Psychotherapy Association, 1994-1996. Member British Association Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapists, WestMidlands Institute Psychotherapy, American Group Psychotherapy Association, North West Institute Dynamic Psychotherapy, Institute Grop Analysis, Association University Teachers Psychiatry, European Association of Psychotherapy (registrar 1998).



    Mythopoiesis, cooking.


    • father: Donald Harry Tantam
    • mother: Daphne Mary (Winterbone) Tantam
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    Born March 15, 1948
    (age 69)