Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Jessica Yakeley is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic and Director of Medical Education and Associate Medical Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society and Editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She specializes in the psychotherapeutic treatment of people presenting with violent and sexual problems, and in the past few years has piloted mentalization-based treatment for men with antisocial personality disorder at the Portman Clinic. She is currently leading the development of new MBT services in probation across England and Wales for violent men with antisocial personality disorder as part of the National Offender Personality Disorder Pathway.