I am a Certified Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist and a Provisional Teaching & Supervising Transactional Analyst (P). As well as offering psychotherapy I also teach and supervise other psychotherapists and therapists in training.
I have a background in teaching, and training design. I’ve worked at a national level both teaching and designing training programmes. I am qualified to teach holding a Cert Ed. Through my passion for teaching and training I studied Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) qualifying as a NLP Practitioner.
I spent three years sitting on the training & accreditation standards committee for the UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA). This means I play a role on behalf of UKATA for maintaining psychotherapy training standards within the UK. I also sit on the Training Standards Committee for the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
Why choose a Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist?
In contrast to some practitioners who are able to use the title of ‘psychotherapist’ after only two years of training, a Certified Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist’s qualification process is extremely rigorous, as it has to meet two sets of criteria. In addition to those of the ‘Gold’ standard of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), which requires qualification to Masters Level, the Certified Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist has to meet the rigorous criteria of the European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA). Under these two bodies as a minimum requirement a Certified Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist must: