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Mark Oxenford Aveline

Mark Oxenford Aveline, British psychotherapist, author. Nuffield Foundation travelling scholar, Delhi, India, 1964.


  • Aveline, Mark Oxenford was born on July 23, 1941 in Henfield, Sussex, England. Son of John Oxenford and Elnora Rosemary (Fieldhart) Aveline.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University London, 1965. Diploma in Psychological Medicine, University London, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, University London, 1989.


    • Senior house officer, registrar in psychiatry Guy's Hospital, London, 1967-1970. Senior registrar in psychiatry Royal Edinburgh (Scotland) Hospital, 1970-1974. Clinical tutor University Edinburgh, 1971-1974.

      Consultant psychiatry and psychotherapy, director Nottingham (England) Psychotherapy Unit, St. Ann's Hospital, since 1974. Clinical teacher University Nottingham, since 1974. Consultant advisor Nottinghamshire Marriage Guidance Council, since 1976, Nottinghamshire Constabulary, 1981-1988.

      Advisor in psychotherapy Trent Regional Health Authority, East Midlands, England, since 1979. Visiting professor University Auckland, New Zealand, 1980. Director course on contemporary British psychotherapy University of California at Los Angeles and University Cambridge, England, 1982-1983.

      Chairman Trent Regional Committee in Mental Illness, 1984-1988. Chairman training committee South-Trent Training in Dynamic Psychoterapy.


    • From Medicine to Psychotherapy (Psychotherapy Series)
    • The papers brought together in this volume reflect the impetus towards diversity that resulted from Dr Aveline?s own training, which embraced many forms of psychotherapy, and the clinical necessity to provide relevant and varied therapies suited to patient needs and preference.
    • Group Therapy in Britain (Psychotherapy in Britain)
    • This overview of group therapy examines the effectiveness of ways in which individuals may receive treatment and shows how these different approaches can be applicable at different stages within the life of a group.


    Fellow Royal College Psychiatrists (psychotherapy section, honorary secretary 1980-1984, member court electors 1984-1989, M.R.C. psychiatric examiner 1985-1989, examinations committee since 1988). Member International Federation for Medical Psychotherapy (board directors since 1985, Mental Health Foundation (member research committee since 1986).



    Skiing, tennis, ping pong/table tennis, building theatre sets, drama.


    • Married Anna Jennet Dudley Page, September 10, 1966. Children: Robin John, James Austin.
    • father: John Oxenford Aveline
    • mother: Elnora Rosemary (Fieldhart) Aveline
    • spouse: Anna Jennet Dudley Page
    • children: Robin John Aveline
    • James Austin Aveline
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    Born July 23, 1941