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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.


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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, table tennis, building theatre sets, drama.


Married Anna Jennet Dudley Page, September 10, 1966. Children: Robin John, James Austin.