U.S. psychologist Jonathan Shedler, PhD is known internationally as an author, consultant, and master clinician and teacher. His article The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy won worldwide acclaim for firmly establishing psychodynamic therapy as an evidence-based treatment. Dr Shedler’s research and writing are shaping contemporary views of personality patterns and disorders. He is author of the Shedler-Westen Assessment Procedure (SWAP) and numerous scholarly and scientific articles. He has more than 20 years’ experience teaching and supervising psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychoanalysts. Dr Shedler lectures and leads workshops for professional audiences, consults to U.S. and international government agencies, and provides expert clinical consultation by videoconference to mental health professionals worldwide. Dr Shedler is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and formerly Director of Psychology at the University of Colorado Hospital Outpatient Psychiatry Department, Denver, CO.