Rory Bolton is a registered Mental Health Nurse since 1996, and a British Psychoanalytic Council registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist since 2010. He has worked as a clinician within the Halliwick Personality Disorder Service since 1996, which provides specialist psychological treatment for Personality Disorder to the London Borough of Haringey, where he has participated in the research studies and the development of the Mentalisation-Based Therapy (MBT) approach under the direction of Professor Anthony Bateman. He has been the clinical and operational manager of the service between 2008 and 2013, where he has overseen the expansion of the service through the setting up of satellite specialist services in the boroughs of Enfield and Barnet. He is currently the co-ordinator for Personality Disorder treatment across Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust. He is an associate trainer on the basic training course in MBT run through the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and University College London, and he is experienced in supervising specialist personality disorder services in the application of MBT. Prior to his career in psychiatry he completed a PhD in biological research, where he obtained a grounding in empirical research methodology.