Professor Marcantonio Spada

Marcantonio M. Spada, Ph.D., FBPsS, is Professor of Addictive Behaviours and Mental Health in the School of Applied Sciences at London South Bank University where he is the Deputy Lead of the Centre for Addictive Behaviours Research. His main research focus is on identifying metacognitive factors involved in the development and maintenance of addictive behaviours with the central aim of developing and evaluating new psychological treatments which target metacognitive change.

The author of over 150 scientific journal articles and three books, Professor Spada also serves as both Editor-in-Chief of Addictive Behaviors and Addictive Behaviors Reports, is on the editorial board of several international journals, is Chair of the Board of Trustees of UK SMART Recovery, and is a Director of SMART Recovery International.