Dexter Benjamin

Psychoanalytic Studies (M16) Course Lead, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Dexter Benjamin trained as a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, with a specialism in schools and Tier 3 adolescent outpatients services. He currently works for the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, as Team Manager and Service Supervisor for the Fostering Adoption and Kinship Care team, and Course Lead for the Psychoanalytic Studies MA. He also teaches as a visiting lecturer on a number of courses in the trust, and works privately, as consultant and supervisor respectively, with organisations and professionals working with children and young people.


  • Psychoanalysis then and now: From Freudian to post-Kleinian thought

    This lecture series will offer you a systematic introduction and overview of the development of psychoanalytic theory from Freud to the present...

  • Psychoanalytic studies (M16) full-time

    This is the UK’s first Psychoanalytic Studies course with roots in the British School of Psychoanalysis and the Tavistock model of infant and young...

Dexter Benjamin