David Hosier MSc, educated at a minor preparatory school, comprehensive school and the University of London (Goldsmith's College), holds a bachelor's (hons.) and master's degree in psychology, as well as a post graduate diploma in education (specializing in psychology).His undergraduate thesis was entitled 'The Effects of Childhood Depression on Academic Performance',and he was the only student in his year to gain a paid contract (with the University of Brussels)to produce his master's thesis. He has worked as a teacher, lecturer and researcher. He is also the founder of childhoodtraumarecovery.com,a site comprising articles related to childhood trauma, for which he exclusively writes. He himself suffered severe childhood trauma,which resulted in psychological damage leading to serious suicide attempts, several hospitalizations and electro-convulsive shock therapy.
His motivation to found his website and write his books stems from his early life experiences. As of January 2014 he has published four books relating to childhood trauma.
He currently lives in Brighton, UK.