Alistair D. Sweet
Department of Bioinformatics and Biosystems Technology
UNIVERITY OF CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY PRAGUE
Alistair D. Sweet MA (PsyA), MSSc, Dip.Couns (PsyD), MBACP is a Senior Psychotherapist and Head of Clinical Services with Addiction NI, based in Belfast, United Kingdom. Mr Sweet is also an Honorary Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen’s University, Belfast. Alistair also works in private practice as a Consultant Psychotherapist at the Abbotsford Institute in Belfast. His research work has appeared internationally in a range of peer reviewed journals including The British Journal of Psychotherapy, The International Forum of Psychoanalysis and The American Journal of Psychotherapy. Alistair is an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy (Los Angeles) and of the Journal of Psychotherapy and Psychological Disorders, Henderson, Nevada, United States. In 2006 Alistair was awarded a Butler Trust Award for an outstanding contribution in the field of criminal justice psychotherapeutic treatment provision. Research interests include: Psychotherapy of the addictions, assessment of personality structure and defence mechanisms, disturbances of early attachments and the history and application of clinical object relations theory within psychoanalysis.