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Director – Lissie Wright
Deputy Director – Alyson Jaffe
Deputy Director – Philip Reilly

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Teaching Staff

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+ Adella Shapiro

Adella Shapiro UKCP Reg, MA Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Dip Integrative Psychotherapy Supervision

Diploma Tutor
1st Year Family and Belonging

Adella is a trainer, supervisor and psychotherapist with an extensive experience in the voluntary, private and statutory sectors. A Minster Centre graduate, she has worked in the past 30 Years with individuals and groups in different settings.

Adella has supervised psychotherapy students, NHS managers and group facilitators, psychotherapists and counsellors working within the NHS and voluntary institutions with diverse client group

+ Andrew Sutton
Andrew Sutton

Foundation year tutor

2nd year supervisor

Andrew trained as an Integrative Psychotherapist at the Minster Centre, after many years working in the mental health field, with clients living with severe and enduring mental health issues. During that time he also provided training for those working with clients living with mental health problems and multiple diagnoses.

He has worked as a psychotherapist in NHS primary and secondary care settings, and in an organization working with perpetrators of domestic abuse. He has a private practice in North-West London, where he provides individual psychotherapy and supervision.

He has taught and provided supervision on several trainings in Humanistic, Psychodynamic and Integrative modalities. He is currently a dissertation supervisor and external academic moderator at the University of Hertfordshire PG Dip./MA in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counseling, where he was previously lecturer, academic tutor, supervisor and group facilitator on the H.E. Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling, and the PG Dip./MA course.

He teaches on the Minster Centre Foundation course, and on the MA/PG Dip Professional Practice Counselling & Psychotherapy (Advanced Clinical Practice). He is also a supervisor for year two students at the Minster Centre.

+ Anne Marie Keary
Anne Marie Keary

2nd year joint head

2nd year supervisor

Anne Marie Keary UKCP is a Relational Body Psychotherapist, trained at the Chiron Centre. She comes from a teaching background and works in private practice in central London. She is Joint Head of 2nd year, she teaches the Body in Psychotherapy module and is also a weekend tutor teaching about the Impact the Childhood Sexual Abuse.

She also teaches at The Bowlby Centre where she teaches about disability in a diversity context. She has wriiten a chapter in Contemporary Body Psychotherapy published by Routledge in 2009. She has post certificate qualifications in trauma work as well as being a Systemic Family Constellation practitioner.

+ Beverley Lester
Beverley Lester BA, MA, UKCP reg, BACP reg

1st Year Experiential Training Group leader

Beverley completed her training in Integrative Psychotherapy at the Minster Centre and has a Diploma in Supervision from WPF. Beverley is a visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire on the 2-year Higher Education Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and is a clinical supervisor to students at The Counselling Foundation. Beverley has worked in the voluntary sector, and primary and secondary care within the NHS. She is in private practice in North West London.

+ Brigitta Mowat
Brigitta Mowat MSc, MA, UKCP reg. MSTAT

2nd Year Experiential Training Group leader

3rd year supervisor

Brigitta completed the MSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy in Health and Social Care at Roehampton University. She also trained in Integrative Psychotherapy at the Minster Centre, and has a Diploma in Integrative Supervision. Brigitta is a qualified Teacher of the Alexander Technique. She has been in private practice since 1999, and worked for a psychodynamic counselling service for the homeless in East London for many years.

Brigitta has a Diploma in using the Arts in Therapy and Education from IATE, and recently completed the Introductory course of group analysis at the IGA.

Brigitta is a visiting lecturer on the psychodynamic counselling diploma course and the MA/PgD in contemporary therapeutic counselling at Hertfordshire University where she teaches psychodynamic skills, theory, runs an Personal Development Group and is a supervisor. For more information go to www.brigittamowat.me.uk

+ Carole Grace
Carole Grace, BA, BSc,MA, UKCP reg. BACP acc.sup

“Fast track” before Foundation Year Tutor and ETG leader

Foundation Year Tutor and ETG leader

1st year tutor – Humanistic

Carole has taught at all levels from counselling skills for beginners to teaching on Doctorates in Counselling Psychology, for many years she ran all the intensive foundation courses at Regents College.

Carole’s particular subjects are ethics and cross cultural counselling. She has worked in Africa and South East Asia and has counselled refugees in this country. She has supervised charities working with people who have recently been in psychiatric hospital, with organisations that have dealt with domestic violence as well working with private firms giving advice on group work and coaching.

Carole has a private practice for clients and supervisees. She has an advanced diploma in Existential Analysis, one in Gestalt Counselling, has recently completed a course in CBT and one in Mindfulness.

+ Carolyn Hall
Carolyn Hall UKCP Reg. MA Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (Minster Centre)

Second Year ETG leader

Diploma in the Therapeutic Application of the Arts in Psychotherapy, IATE. Diploma in Couples Counselling, London Marriage Guidance Council. Foundation Course in Group Analysis, Institute of Group Analysis. MA English Literature, BA (Hons) French and Italian. Carolyn has a private practice in west London. She is an associate of the Eating Problems Service and also runs workshops for clients with eating problems.

+ Chrissie Sanderson

Christiane Sanderson BSc.; MSc

2nd Year Domestic Violence weekend

Christiane Sanderson is a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Roehampton and at Birkbeck College, University of London. With 25 years’ experience of working with survivors of sexual violence, domestic abuse and complex trauma, she has provided consultancy and training to parents, teachers, social workers, nurses, prisoners, therapists, counsellors, the NSPCC and the Metropolitan Police Service. Christiane is a trustee of the charity One in Four and the author of Introduction of Counselling Survivors of Interpersonal Trauma (2010), Counselling Survivors of Domestic Abuse (2008), Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse 3rd Edition (2006), and The Seduction of Children: Empowering Parents and Teachers to Protect Children from Child Sexual Abuse (2004) all published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. She is also the author of The Warrior Within: A One in Four Handbook to Aid Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence and The Spirit Within: A One in Four Handbook to Aid Recovery from Religious Sexual Abuse Across All Faiths published by One in Four.

+ Claire Asherson Bartram
Claire Asherson Bartram

DPsych. Dip. Gestalt Therapy, UKCP reg
020 8361 6146 clairebartram@blueyonder.co.uk

Claire Asherson Bartram is a psychotherapist, supervisor and group leader working in private practice in Highgate. While her original psychotherapy training was in Gestalt she is a firm supporter of an integrated approach and teaches skills and Humanistic theory for the 1st year of the counselling diploma.

Claire’s research interests are in human relationships and research methods that challenge the traditional hierarchy of researcher and subject. Her doctoral project ‘Narratives of Mothers in Stepfamily Situations’ combined a creative approach with the demands of academic rigour. For this project she included personal material alongside that of other participants in an eclectic methodology that drew from narrative, phenomenological and heuristic methodologies. In the process of this she gained knowledge and experience of many qualitative methods, including grounded theory, action research and cooperative enquiry.

Claire sees conducting a research project as both a means of gaining knowledge and a developmental heuristic journey for the researcher. As a supervisor she attends to the interplay between the person of the researcher, the research area and the data arising from the investigation. She will help supervisees to identify a pertinent and manageable research area and their personal connection with it, to be aware of their biases and strengths within the work and to write up in a clear and accessible manner.

+ Clare Cohen
Clare Cohen BA hons, PG Dip Psych, Cert Group Facilitation, UKCP reg.

First year ETG Leader.

Clare originally studied and worked in the visual arts. She trained as an integrative Psychotherapist at The Minster Centre, graduating 10 years ago. She works as an integrative psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice in Brixton, south London.

+ David Petherbridge
David Petherbridge

  • Introduction to Counselling Skills Tutor
  • Fast Track Foundation ETG Leader

David is UKCP Registered and works as an Integrative psychotherapist. He trained in New Zealand qualifying in 1995 and has practiced in the UK since 1996. Since qualifying he has undertaken on-going professional development in a number of areas including, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy and Person Cantered Supervision.

He has a special interest in addressing creative blocks using mindfulness principals and has a private practice in both King’s Cross and Hampstead.

+ Harriett Goldenberg
Harriett Goldenberg BA,MA,MSc, CPsychol, AdDipEx,UKCP, HPC, BACP

Second year ETG leader

Harriett is an Existential-Phenomenological Psychotherapist, and Counselling Psychologist. Canadian by birth, she trained in London, and has been in private practice for over 25 years, working with individuals and couples from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities, and ethnicities.

Harriett has been involved with training for over twenty years, teaching and facilitating at all levels of training, at the School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regents College, Surrey University and the Minster Centre. She created the workshop A Stranger in a Strange Land some 15 years ago, which runs in Vancouver and London.

She co-authored the book Cradling the Chrysalis:Teaching/Learning Psychotherapy (2nd edition in progress), and has written many articles and two book chapters, as well as being past editor of the Newsletter of the Society for Existential Analysis.

+ Ian Morrow
Ian Morrow MAHPP (accred.), MBACP (snr.accred.), UKCP reg.

Third and finalist Supervisor

Ian is an integrative therapist with private practices in London and Hove. He has worked as a supervisor for several organisations and facilitates training groups for a university. His interests include body psychotherapy traditions, character theories, process work and deep democracy.

With a background in the arts and education, Ian is interested in facilitating learning in humanistic and creative ways, using intuition and embodied relating supported by integral theory.

+ Jim Kuykendall
Jim Kuykendall

3rd Year Death and Bereavement


+ Judy Yellin
Judy Yellin

Judy trained as an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist at the Bowlby Centre, and works as an attachment-based relational psychotherapist in private practice. She is a supervisor and training therapist, and has taught extensively at the Bowlby Centre and other organisations. She currently teaches on the relational third year theory module at the Minster Centre.

Judy is Secretary of The Relational School and a member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) & European Society for Trauma & Dissociation (ESTD). She is an Advanced Accredited Associate of Pink Therapy, an organisation working with gender and sexual diversity, offering affirmative psychotherapy to sexually diverse clients, as well as training for psychotherapists working with the LGBTQ communities. She is particularly interested in issues related to clinical work with trauma and dissociation, and their impact on the development of self.

+ Julia Denington
Julia Denington, MA/Dip Int Psych, UKCP Reg, MBACP

1st Year

Second year supervisor

  • Tutor - Object Relations
  • Tutor - Skills


  • Weekend Tutor - Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Adults
  • Weekend Tutor - Self-harm and Suicide

Julia worked as a social worker for 16 years before qualifying as a psychotherapist from the Minster Centre. Julia is employed in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in Richmond (CAMHS), and specialises in working with adolescents and their families, where the young person is either self-harming or suffering from an eating disorder.

She also offers individual psychotherapy, family work and group work within CAMHS. Julia provides consultation and training to a range of professionals around eating disorders and self-harm. Julia has a private practice in Kew, Surrey.

+ Karin Parkinson
Karin Parkinson LCSLT, MSc Psychological Counselling, MBACP (Snr Accred)

Foundation Year

  • Experiential

1st Year Skills

Karin worked as a speech and language therapist before training as a counsellor at Roehampton University. She worked in primary care with individuals and couples for 15 Years and facilitated an on-going therapeutic group for women with post-natal depression. She supervises counsellors and mental health workers, particularly those working in primary care or with refugees and asylum seekers.

Karin has taught counselling skills courses for many years, tailor-made for different organisations. Professionally she is interested in a holistic approach to psychotherapy and the impact of difference. She has also trained in the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and hypnotherapy.


+ Kevin Rose
Kevin Rose BA (Hons), Cert. Ed., Grad.Dip. Psych, UKCP Reg

With a background in education, Kevin originally worked and trained as a community therapist with the Philadelphia Association under R.D. Laing, and then went on to train with the Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies. His primary orientation is psychodynamic and existential, and he also uses CBT in his short- term work.

He has been working as a therapist for over 20 years in both the public and voluntary sectors and since 1994 has been involved in various counselling and psychotherapy trainings. At present he works in a GP surgery and as a supervisor and therapist in private practice.


+ Leticia Valles

Leticia Valles - Diploma in Body Psychotherapy and in Supervision, MA in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. UKCP Reg.

  • Third year supervisor
  • Leticia works as a relational body psychotherapist/supervisor and has a particular interest in the challenges of being a human being, what is it that allows for a fuller experience of life and how to develop a better relationship both with oneself and the world around.

    She also works therapeutically with children and families in schools, as well as working with organisations who are interested in developing a reflection as part of their practice.

    + Mark Gullidge

    Mark Gullidge MSc, BSc, UKCP reg, PG Dip CBT, PG Cert Supervision

    Second year ETG facilitator, third year supervisor

    Mark has over 20 years’ experience in statutory and voluntary sector mental health provision, originally as a psychiatric nurse. He is a Metanoia-trained integrative psychotherapist with additional qualifications in supervision and CBT and significant experience in mediation, debriefing and groupwork. He works with individuals and groups in the NHS and in a counselling service in west London.. He has particular interests in intersubjectivity, groups, organisations, politics and existential and spiritual narratives.

    + Maura O' Sullivan

    1st year ETG leader

    Maura O' Sullivan integrates a number of therapies in her practice, including Humanistic and Existential, energy psychologies and bodytherapies. She is passionate about bodywork and what Eugene Gendlin named as the 'emotional flow'. She views the psychodynamic as the bedrock therapy, the there and then therapy underpinning the here and now work. She enjoys groupwork and sees it as a powerful and multi faceted means of self reflection.

    + Meera Kapadia
    Meera Kapadia


    • Adolescents
    + Michael Dewan-Herrick
    Michael Dewan-Herrick MA, UKCP reg

    2nd Year

    • Tutor - Diversity

    Michael is an integrative psychotherapist with 30 years experience. He earned his MA from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado in 1984 and has trained in many different models of therapy since then, such as psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, contemplative, brief solution-focused, narrative, systemic family therapy, and motivational interviewing.

    Michael has worked in both the private and voluntary sectors in various settings, such as psychiatric hospitals, day programs, residential treatment centres, emergency services, home-based, and out-patient therapy agencies. He has also provided clinical supervision for many years. Before moving to London from the US he was Executive Director for Windhorse Associates, a non-profit mental health organization in Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Michael is currently in private practice with offices in West Hampstead and Central London. www.dewanherrick.com


    + Nancy Browner
    Nancy Browner MA Integrative Psychotherapy, UKCP reg

    Head of First Year

    Nancy is an integrative/psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice in Oxford since 1997. She is UKCP registered.

    As well as her open-ended work in private practice, she specialises in short-term, dynamic counselling and works under contract for the NHS and University of Oxford Occupational Health Departments. She also works with couples and as a supervisor to trainees and recently qualified psychotherapists.

    Nancy is a practicing member and Administrator for The Oxford Counselling & Psychotherapy Service and is very involved with their in-house education and professional development programme.

    + Patricia Bonnici

    Patricia Bonnici, CPsychol, DCounsPsy

    Research tutor and dissertation supervisor

    Patricia is a Counselling Psychologist and Existential Psychotherapist registered with the BPS and HCPC. She teaches existential and psychoanalytic theory and practice at the NSPC, where she also does academic supervision for masters and doctoral students. In addition, she is a member of the NSPC Ethics Board. At the Minster Centre, Patricia co-teaches on research weekends, sits on the Ethics board and supervises dissertations.

    She has extensive experience working at THT with gay men around issues of sexual health, identity and relationships. Her doctoral research focused on voluntarily childfree women and their sense of identity. Patricia's research interests include: femininity, identity, childlessness, sexuality, sexual health, HIV, and homosexuality amongst others.

    + Paul Martin
    Paul Martin, UKCP, MBACP, HPC & BADth, MA, SRAT (D), PG Dip DT, Adv DT, Dip Group Therapy, PG Dip CBT, PG Cert CBT, Cert Supervision, AASMT

    Foundation Year

    • Experiential

    First Year

    Second Year Supervisor

    • ETG Leader

    Paul originally trained as a dramatherapist, working in forensic psychiatry, before moving into community mental health, working with significant and enduring mental health clients, providing both individual and group psychotherapy as well as psycho-educational and CBT groups. He is also a CBT therapist after training, delivering and providing CBT for the NHS for many years.

    Paul has been a clinical supervisor for the last ten years, and more recently an academic supervisor for students with their MA dissertations. He is also a visiting lecturer for the last few years at a number of psychotherapy trainings across London. Paul is also accredited as an advanced specialist in sexual minority therapy.

    He has worked for the last three years as senior manager and clinical development director for a leading child charity in London, providing clinical and managerial interventions and direction for staff, clinicians and trainees working with abused, traumatised and vulnerable children and adolescents.

    Paul also has a private practice where he sees clients with a wide variety of presenting problems and supervises clinicians, probation workers, social workers and trainees. He also works for organisations providing ongoing trainings for staff, clinicians and trainees.


    + Philip Reilly
    Philip Reilly MA, Dip Psych, UKCP Reg, BACP Accred

    1st Year

    • Transference and Countertransference

    3rd Year

    • Case Study Preparation


    • Psychiatric Assessment Today
    • Sexual Diversity

    Philip has over 20 Years experience in both the statutory and voluntary sectors of mental health. He is a graduate of the Minster Centre. Philip is currently in private practice in North London and works as a supervisor for a North London counselling service. He also manages a counselling service in South East London.

    + Philip Wood
    Philip Wood MA, Integrative Psychotherapy. BSc. (Hons), Psychology. UKCP Reg

    2nd Year

    • Supervision

    3rd Year

    • Year Head
    • Integrated Diagnosis and Treatment
    • Severe Presentation and the Use of Drugs
    • Supervision


    • Supervision
    • Running a Successful Practice

    Philip is a Psychotherapist and Counsellor, a graduate of the Minster Centre he has gone on to do further training in Group Therapy at the Institute of Group Analysis, and in Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

    Philip has worked for Social Services, the NHS and in private practice for over 10 Years. He has extensive experience in primary, secondary and tertiary care as both an Individual and Group Therapist. He has managed a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centre and worked for many Years in a Therapeutic Community. He specialises in the treatment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, assessment, and working with patients suffering from severe and enduring mental health problems.

    + Robert Downes
    Robert Downes

    Second year Body in Psychotherapy tutor

    Robert Downes trained as a body psychotherapist at the Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy in the 90s. He has practiced as a psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer since 1997. He co-created a nationally accredited training course for counsellors and psychotherapists of young people and co-wrote Listening in Colour: Creating a Meeting Place with Young People. He teaches relational body psychotherapy nationally and internationally whilst continuing to run a private practice in south London alongside his work as a psychotherapist in a London school.

    + Rory Elliott
    Rory Elliott MA Integrative Psychotherapy, UKCP Reg, MBACP

    Foundation Year

    • Head of Year
    • Tutor
    • ETG Leader


    • Supervision

    Rory is a graduate of the Minster Centre. His career prior to training as a therapist included working in the commercial and voluntary sectors at a management level for over 25 years. Since qualification, he has had experience of working for six years in Statutory Mental Health Day Services for a large London Borough.

    During this time Rory was a facilitator of a range of therapeutic Groups – CBT based to psychodynamic. He also offered long term and short term counselling to clients who had issues from the mildly debilitating to the severe. He eventually took on the role of Joint Counselling Coordinator for the service and took on responsibility of providing supervision to honorary and qualified psychotherapists working for the service.

    As for now, as well as tutoring at the Minster Centre, Rory has a private practice in North London seeing long term 1-2-1 clients, offering supervision, and room rental to practitioners. He has a broad interest in working with a range of clients from the ‘worried well’ to more troubled clients who can often be marginalized in their access to ‘talking’ therapies.

    + Roz Carroll
    Roz Carroll MA Cantab, CBP, UKCP Reg

    3rd Year

    • Contemporary Theories of Psychotherapy

    Roz is a psychotherapist, supervisor, author and speaker. She has a special interest in contemporary approaches to psychotherapy and updating our view of how to address the body in psychotherapy intersubjectively. She draws on attachment theory, trauma theory, neuroscience, body psychotherapy and relational psychoanalysis.

    Roz has published numerous articles and chapters on the interplay between these perspectives (see www.thinkbody.co.uk). Roz also teaches at The Bowlby Centre, Terapia and the Chiron Centre. Her recent publications include chapters in Revolutionary Connections, Body Psychotherapy and How does Psychotherapy Work?

    + Ruth McAulay
    Ruth McAulay

    Transpersonal tutor

    Ruth has an MA in Psychosynthesis psychotherapy, a diploma in Supervision and Gestalt couples therapy and has also trained as a Constellations facilitator. As well as working in private practice and in a London Hospice as a supervisor, Ruth is a trainer in Psychosynthesis institutions in London, Amsterdam and Stockholm. She also provides CPD courses integrating spirituality and psychology. Ruth’s passion is to bring spirituality into everyday life and support it taking its place as an essential element in psychotherapy practice.

    + Shoshi Asheri
    Shoshi Asheri MA, UKCP Reg

    3rd Year

    • Personal Integration
    • Sexuality

    Shoshi is training director and supervisor at the Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy and a visiting tutor in other psychotherapeutic organisations in the UK and Israel. She has a particular interest in developing a therapeutic practice, which takes into account relational psychoanalytic thinking and contemporary understanding of the relationship between body and mind.

    Recently published and presented papers are on subjects such as the erotic and sexuality in the therapy room, a relational body psychotherapy perspective on the controversial question of touch and embodied engagement as a navigating guide in the void of dissociation.

    She is a founding member of the Relational School and a member of its’ steering committee. She has a private practice in London where she works with individuals and couples.

    + Sophia Prevezanou
    Sophia Prevezanou UKCP reg, MBACP(Accred), MA (Psychotherapy), PgDip (Counselling), Dip Integrative Supervision

    Tutor – Transpersonal weekend

    Sophia is a transpersonal psychotherapist originally trained in psychosynthesis, and an integrative supervisor. She currently works in private practice offering short and long term counselling and psychotherapy. She managed a London-based counselling service in the voluntary sector for a number of years.
    Her areas of interest and experience include: creative expression, bodywork, sexuality and gender identity, existential concerns.
    Sophia works as study tutor and trainer at the Psychosynthesis and Education Trust, following her passion to inspire trainee therapists' commitment to their personal, professional and spiritual journey, in service of their clients.

    + Stephen Callus
    Stephen Callus

    Introduction to Counselling tutor

    Foundation tutor, ETG leader, Supervisor

    Stephen is UKCP accredited, and works as an integrative-relational psychotherapist. He completed his core psychotherapy training at the Chiron Centre for body psychotherapy but continues to be informed, through ongoing training and experience, of the many different approaches to psychotherapy, exploring how they integrate.

    Stephen teaches an integrative counselling course at Birkbeck College in the first year of the two year Certificate in Counselling.

    He has a private psychotherapy and supervision practice in Central London and supervises counsellors and therapists, including a number who are on placement in counselling agencies.

    + Sue Daniels
    Sue Daniels BA, Cert.Ed, MSc, Dip.Psych, Dip.Supervision, UKCP Reg

    2nd Year

    • Supervision


    • Live Assessment and Case Study preparation

    Susan Daniels trained as a psychotherapist at the Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies, which incorporated both humanistic and psychoanalytic work. She has a background in education, teaching refugees and adults returning to education after many Years.

    Sue now works as a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice. She is a supervisor of counsellors from MIND and also of counsellors working with adolescents in school settings. She has worked with adults with learning difficulties, and as a group therapist. She has been involved in training for several Years, both in humanistic and psychodynamic courses which emphasized the importance of social/political factors in psychotherapy, and is currently course tutor on a counselling diploma in Further Education.

    + Sue Murphy
    Sue Murphy, B.A. M.A. Cert Ed. Dip. Supervision. UKCP reg

    Head of Supervision Diploma

    Sue has been working as a psychotherapist and trainer for over 20 years in the NHS, primary care, voluntary, and Further and Higher Education sector. She comes from a background of teaching, has worked extensively with young people and has specialised in eating disorders. She was the Head of Student Counselling Services in Higher Education for a number of years.

    Currently she works as a supervisor for teams in the NHS and voluntary sector, and for individuals in a range of voluntary settings, and is Course Leader for the Diploma in Supervision.

    + Valerie Thomas
    Dr. Valerie Thomas, BA (Hons), MA (Couns. & Psychotherapy), DPsych, MBACP (Sen. Acc)

    First year tutor: Introduction to Research

    Val is a counselling educator and integrative psychotherapist in private practice. She has worked extensively in the statutory and voluntary sector mainly in substance misuse agencies, bereavement counselling services and organisations providing support to cancer patients. Her research focuses on mental imagery particularly as a primary means of working with therapeutic process. She is currently course leader for counselling training at Anglia Ruskin University

    Lissie Wright

    Course Tutors

    Foundation Year
    Year Head Vaughn Goldschagg
    Year Head Stephen Callus
    Tutor Reena Shah
    Tutor Andrew Sutton
    Experiential Training Group leader Stephen Callus
    Experiential Training Group leader Reena Shah
    Experiential Training Group leader Andrew Sutton
    Experiential Training Group leader Vaughn Goldschagg

    Skills Nancy Browner/Kevin Rose/Reena Shah/Andrew Sutton
    Experiential Karin Parkinson/Reena Shah

    Year Head Mark Gullidge
    Tutor Simone Lee
    Tutor Vaughn Goldschagg
    Tutor Mark Gullidge
    Experiential Training Group leader David Petherbridge
    Experiential Training Group leader Jenny Clark
    Skills Weekend Nancy Browner/Mark Gullidge/Kevin Rose

    First Year
    Joint Year Head Nancy Browner
    Joint Year Head Jenny Clark
    Humanistic Simone Lee
    Object Relations Nancy Browner
    Object Relations Jenny Clark
    Skills Nancy Browner
    Skills Jenny Clark
    Skills Claire Asherson Bartram
    Skills Karin Parkinson
    Experiential Training Group leader Caroline Midgely
    Experiential Training Group leader Alex Dixon
    Experiential Training Group leader John Daniel
    Experiential Training Group leader Beverley Lester

    Family and Belonging Adella Shapiro
    Transference and Countertransference Philip Reilly
    Introduction to Research
    Jung Angela Cotter    

    Second Year
    Joint Year Head Anne Marie Keary
    Deputy Head of Year Elton Jackson
    Body in Psychotherapy Anne Marie Keary
    Body in Psychotherapy
    Diversity Elton Jackson
    Experiential Training Group leader Brigitta Mowat
    Experiential Training Group leader Mark Gullidge
    Experiential Training Group leader Harriett Goldenberg
    Experiential Training Group leader Carolyn Hall
    Supervisor Claire Asherson-Bartram
    Supervisor Sue Daniels
    Supervisor Julia Denington
    Supervisor Philip Wood
    Supervisor Paul Martin
    Supervisor Stephen Callus
    Supervisor Michael Dewan-Herrick
    Supervisor Peter Walters
    Supervisor Leticia Valles
    Supervisor Anja Boelkow

    Research and Ethics Angela Cotter/Rosalind Pearmain
    Childhood Sexual Abuse Anne Marie Keary
    Time-Limited Therapy Marion Fitzpatrick
    Skills for Trauma Gill Smith/Ian Morrow
    CBT Skills

    Third Year
    Year Head Philip Wood
    Contemporary Therapies Roz Carroll
    Contemporary Therapies Judy Yellin
    Personal Integration Shoshi Asheri
    Personal Integration Brigitta Mowat
    Supervisor Leticia Valles
    Supervisor Peter Walters
    Supervisor Philip Wood
    Supervisor Mark Gullidge
    Supervisor Nancy Browner
    Supervisor Stephen Callus
    Supervisor Anne Marie Keary
    Supervisor Anja Boelkow

    Death and Bereavement Jim Kuykendall
    Integrated Diagnosis and Treatment Philip Wood
    Severe Presentations and the Use of Drugs Philip Wood
    Sexuality Shoshi Asheri
    Research Methods and Ethics 2 Angela Cotter/Rosalind Pearmain
    Developing Research Proposals Angela Cotter/Val Thomas

    Joint Year Head Sue Daniels
    Joint Year Head Rory Elliott
    Supervisor Philip Wood
    Supervisor Sue Daniels
    Supervisor Rory Elliott
    Supervisor Stephen Callus
    Supervisor Julia Denington
    Supervisor Mark Gullidge

    Eating Disorders - Julia Denington
    Self Harm and Suicide - Julia Denington
    Introduction to Groupwork - Martin Weegmann
    Working with Refugees - Bridget Townsend
    Adolescents - Meera Kapadia
    Psychiatric Assessment Today - Philip Reilly
    Gender Diversity and Further Sexualities – Jake Yearsley
    Domestic Violence - Poppy Banerjee
    Running a Successful Practice - Philip Wood
    Dissertation Research - Angela Cotter/Val Thomas
    Introduction CBT Theory and Skills -
    Transpersonal - Sophia Prevezanou