Professor John Marsden

Professor of Addiction Psychology

Research Area

Psychologist and cognitive behavioural psychotherapist


John Marsden PhD, PgDip CBT, BABCP is Professor of Addiction Psychology at the Addictions Department, Institute of psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience, Kings College London. Holding professional appointments in the Addictions treatment and research field since 1987, John is a clinical research psychologist and cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and a senior member of the addictions department. He has held research grants from a range of public finders of research in the UK and overseas, with a focus on the development and evaluation of novel psychological and medication-assisted treatments for opioid, stimulant and alcohol use disorders. John is the Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Addiction.