Roger Willoughby is an independent psychoanalytic scholar currently writing on the development of psychoanalysis in Britain, the works of Esther Bick and Jonathan Hanaghan, and the links between religion and violence. With degrees in philosophy, child psychology, and clinical psychology, he also holds doctorates in psychoanalytic studies from the Universities of Kent and Oxford. A clinical psychologist, consultant, and supervisor, he taught at various universities, latterly at Newman in Birmingham as the MA Education Course Coordinator. His book 'Masud Khan: The Myth and the Reality' met with widespread critical acclaim. He is a Fellow of the RSA and the RHistS and a Visiting Fellow in Psychosocial Studies at the University of the West of England.