Markus2013lowresMarkus van Alphen is a psychologist, author, researcher, teacher, trainer and restorative practitioner.

Markus has an MSc degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Amsterdam and a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Cape Town. He currently works in private practice as a therapist, next to his writing and teaching appointments. As a PhD student at the Open Universiteit he is currently researching competency education of empathy in the field of clinical psychology. More about: