Jeremy Holmes

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Jeremy Holmes is a British psychiatrist, born in London in 1943.[1] He trained at Cambridge University and University College London. He currently practices as a Consultant Psychotherapist in North Devon. He also holds the post of Visiting Professor at University College London (UCL) and was Senior Clinical Research Fellow at Peninsula Medical School until 2003.[2]

He is the author of a number of books including:

  • John Bowlby and Attachment Theory. Routledge. 1993. ISBN 9780415077293. 
  • The Search for the Secure Base: Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy. 2001. 
  • Exploring in Security. 2010.  - winner of the 2010 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Scholarship - A book which attempts to bring together attachment theory and modern psychoanalytical theory and demonstrate how attachment theory can be used in psychotherapeutic practice.[3]

He also co-wrote The Values of Psychotherapy (Studies in Bioethics) with R.D. Hinshelwood, and Richard Lindley.


  1. ^ "Rewards and punishments: Review of 'The Values of Psychotherapy' by Jeremy Holmes and Richard Lindley". New Scientist. Retrieved 2010-09-04. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Fannon, D. (2003). "Jeremy Holmes". The Psychiatric Bulletin (interview) (Royal College of Psychiatrists) 27 (12): 480. doi:10.1192/pb.27.12.480. 
  3. ^ "Exploring in Security". (publisher's book description).