Gerard M. Schippers
Amsterdam Institute for Addictions Reseach (AIAR), The Netherlands
Gerard M. Schippers, Ph.D. (1947), psychologist and psychotherapist, is professor of Addictive Behaviors and Treatment Evaluation at the Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research (AIAR), an affiliation of the department of Psychiatry of the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam and the Addiction Treatment Center the Jellinek in Amsterdam. His mission is
professionalizing the treatment of addictive behaviors with scientific research. His main topics are implementation of evidence based substance abuse treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy and brief interventions. He published some books, (co)authored over 150 articles in peer reviewed
journals, and has been the thesis supervisor of more than 25 PhD students. He is chief editor of the Dutch Journal Verslaving.