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Dr Bruce Perry

Research Adviser

Bruce D. Perry, M/D, Ph.D. is the Senior Fellow of The Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organisation based in Houston that promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. Dr. Perry is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love and Healing, a popular book based on his work with maltreated children; and Born for Love: Why empathy is essential - and endangered.

Over the last twenty years Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. Dr. Perry's full biography is available here.