Maxine Dennis is a psychoanalyst, member of the British Psychoanalytical Society (BPAS), a consultant clinical psychologist, and an organizational consultant. She has extensive experience of working with individuals, groups and organizations, and works in private practice.
Currently, a Board director of 10 Windsor walk a community interest company providing psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and training. A steering committee member of the race and racialization study group at the Institute of psychoanalysis.
Previously she has headed several units, such as a psychotherapy unit at the Tavistock Clinic, London, a primary care service in South London, UK and chaired the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Task Group examining ethnicity, culture and racism. She was also the chair of ethics for the Tavistock Society for Psychotherapists (TSP).
She has a longstanding interest in working with trauma, complex and enduring mental health conditions and psychotherapy groups. She worked extensively in these areas in her consultant role at the Tavistock clinic.
She is a lecturer and trainer on a many clinical psychology doctoral programs across the UK and a number of psychotherapy organizations in the UK, South Africa and China.
Her most recent publication is Invisible Trauma, Women, Difference and the Criminal Justice System co-authored with A. Motz and A. Aiyegbusi.
Member of the HCPC, BPC, IPA, TSP, A.P.P.