Brin F.S. Grenyer

Brin F.S. Grenyer ( is a practicing clinical psychologist and Senior Professor of Psychology at the University of Wollongong and Director of the Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders ( He is a Fellow of both the Australian Clinical Psychology Association and College of Clinical Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society. For nearly 10 years he was Foundation Chair of the Psychology Board of Australia overseeing the registration and conduct of all 35,000 psychologists in Australia ( (2009 - 2018).

He was a member of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Borderline Personality Disorder Guideline Development Committee, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) Advisory Group for a Consumer Guide on Borderline Personality Disorder, the SANE Australia Advisory Committee for the National Mental Health Commission on the needs of Australians living with personality disorders, a content author on RACGP (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) GP learning package "Borderline personality disorder: diagnosis and management in general practice," and a Consultant for the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).

He has been awarded over 50 grants totalling more than 18 million in funding, published over 175 journal articles, chapters, books and monographs, supervised over 25 PhD candidates to graduation, and his team have received numerous international and national awards for their work in personality disorders and psychotherapy research. He is on the Editorial Boards of Psychotherapy Research and Personality and Mental Health, and is active in clinical practice and research through Northfields Psychology Clinic.