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Training & Qualifications

Short (1-3 days) courses are marked with *

Online courses marked with **

2015

MSc Therapeutic Practice in Psychological Trauma - University of Chester www.chester.ac.uk (ongoing, 2014-2016)

Dissociation in Children and Adolescents - Dr Renee Marks / Integrate Families www.integratefamilies.co.uk

Diploma in Therapeutic Art - John Daly / Association of Integrative Sandplay Therapists www.sandplaytherapy.co.uk  (ongoing, 2015-2016)

Certificate in Therapeutic Art - John Daly / Association of Integrative Sandplay Therapists www.sandplaytherapy.co.uk

Post-qualifying Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy - Northern Guild for Psychotherapy www.northernguild.org (ongoing, 2014-2016)

Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma ** - Dr Janina Fisher www.janinafisher.com

2014

Picture Tapping Technique * - Philip Davis & Christine Sutton www.phoenixeft.co.uk

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dissociative Seizures * - Prof Laura Goldstein & Prof Trudie Chalder / CODES Research Trial www.codestrial.org

Becoming One Self: Identity Healing * - Andy Hunt www.practicalwellbeing.co.uk 

EMDR for Children & Adolescents Part 2 * - Dr Joanne Morris-Smith / EMDR Europe www.emdr-europe.org

EMDR for Preverbal Trauma * - EMDR Association Children and Adolescents Section

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder * - Dr Julia Coakes / Willingness Ltd www.willingness.co.uk

Matrix Reimprinting * - Professor Tony Stewart www.eft-therapy.org

Risk Assessment of Sex Offenders * - Andrew Smith / StopSO www.stopso.org.uk

Crossing the Line * - Andrew Yates and Trudy Hannington  / StopSO www.stopso.org.uk

2013

Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits in Adults Abused as Children * - Dr Laurel Parnell 
www.emdrinfo.com

Explain Pain - National Centre of Rehabilitation Education www.ncoreadmin.co.uk *

Hypnotherapy for Children with Selective Eating and Mutism * - Lynda Hudson www.firstwayforward.com

Hypnotherapy for Children with Anxiety and Phobias * - Lynda Hudson www.firstwayforward.com

IEMT (Integral Eye Movement Therapy) Practitioner * - Alan Johnson www.iemttraining.org.uk

Certificate in Supervision Skills - Northern Guild for Psychotherapy www.northernguild.org

Trauma and the Body: Somatisation and Dissociation * - Carolyn Spring www.pods-online.org.uk

Metaphors of Movement - Andrew T Austin www.metaphorsofmovement.com

Certificate in Integrative Sandplay Studies - John Daly / Association of Integrative Sandplay Therapists www.sandplaytherapy.co.uk

EMDR and Ego State Therapy: Healing Complex Trauma and Dissociation* - Dr Michael Paterson www.emdrmasterclass.com

Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice - General Hypnotherapy Standards Council www.ghsc.co.uk

Hypnotension Practitioner Certificate ** - Hypnotension www.hypnotension.com

2012

Sacred Drumming Practitioner Training (ongoing) - Steven Ash / The College of Sound Healing www.collegeofsoundhealing.co.uk

Workplace Mediation with Teams * - Marcelas Guyler / PMR Ltd www.workplacemdiation.co.uk

Couples Therapy - Relate Institute www.relateinstitute.ac.uk

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) * - Giselle Brooks / Willingness www.willingness.org.uk

EMDR for Children & Adolescents * - Joanne Morris-Smith / EMDR Europe www.emdr-europe.org

Sandplay Therapy: Overview of Processes and Procedures ** (ongoing) - Dr Barbara Turner / Temenos Learning Centre www.temenospress.com

The History & Development of Sandplay Therapy ** - Dr Barbara Turner / Temenos Learning Centre www.temenospress.com

Sound Healing Tutor Training * - The College of Sound Healing www.collegeofsoundhealing.co.uk

Sound Healing Practitioner Training - The College of Sound Healing www.collegeofsoundhealing.co.uk  / Primrose Earth Centre www.primroseearthcentre.co.uk  

2011

Certificate in Workplace Mediation - Professional Mediation Resolution Ltd. www.workplacemediation.co.uk

Postgraduate-level modules in Play Therapy (2010-2011) - Canterbury Christ Church University / APAC www.playtherapy.org.uk

Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy * - Steve Burgess www.lionheart-training.co.uk

Beyond Tapping: Advanced Energy Techniques * - Dr David Lake & Steve Wells www.eftdownunder.com

Dissociation of the Personality: The Key to Understanding Chronic Traumatization and its Treatment * - Prof. Onno van der Hart www.onnovdhart.nl / EMDR Association www.emdrassociation.org.uk

Healing the Shadow Self *- Dr Shoshana Garfield www.shoshanagarfield.com

2010

Somatic Experiencing (Year 1) - SOS Internationale www.sosinternationale.org / Dr Larry Heller www.drlaurenceheller.com  

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (2009-2010, attended as CPD only) - Salford Cognitive Therapy Training Centre www.salfordcognitivetherapy.com; including modules with David Clark, Adrian Wells, Paul Salkovskis, Anne Garland, Candida Richards, Ann Hackman, Warren Mansell

Animal-Assisted Interventions in Therapeutic Practice - Society for Companion Animal Studies www.scas.org.uk  

General Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice - General Hypnotherapy Standards Council www.ghsc.co.uk

Colour Therapy - Chrysalis Therapy Training www.thefullspectrumcentre.co.uk

Suicide Prevention / STORM (Skills-based Training on Risk Management) * - Tameside & Glossop Primary Care Mental Health Service www.tamesideandglossop.nhs.uk

Working with Shame & Developing Inner Compassion * - Paul Gilbert / BABCP Conference www.babcp.org.uk

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for Children * - Linda Wood www.magicaltappingbears.com

 

2009

Certificate in Hypno-Psychotherapy - National College for Hypnosis & Psychotherapy www.hypnotherapyuk.net

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing) Part 1 (Basic), Part 2 (Intermediate) & Part 3 (Advanced) - EMDR Workshops Ltd. www.emdrworkshops.com

Accredited Neurolinguistic Psychotherapist with NLPtCA (Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy & Counselling, accrediting member organisation of UKCP) - www.nlptca.org

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Innovations Workshop * - Gwyneth Moss www.emotional-health.co.uk

Externalising the Landscape of the Mind: Healing with Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor * - Juliet Grayson www.therapyandcounselling.co.uk / NWRPA Symposium

Family Constellations: Developing Systemic Consciousness * - Vivien Broughton / Counstellations Work Training www.constellationswork.co.uk

Self-Harm Awareness * - Dr Mike Smith www.crazydiamond.org.uk

Understanding Cancer - The Open University www.open.ac.uk  

The Enneagram * - Peter McNab www.excellenceforall.co.uk


 

2008

MSc level modules in Weight Management - Chester University www.chester.ac.uk - modules completed:  Exercise & Weight Management (2007); Dietary Approaches to Weight Management (2008); The Obesity Epidemic (2008)

Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Psychotherapy - James Lawley / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk (2006-2008)

Certificate in Sexual Minority Therapy (Gay Affirmative Therapy) - David Keenan / Salford College www.salford-col.ac.uk

Diploma in Health & Social Care - The Open University www.open.ac.uk (2005-2008)

Telephone CBT * - Prof Karina Lovell / Anxiety UK www.anxietyuk.org.uk

CBT for Children with Anxiety * - Prof Ron Rapee / National Phobics Society www.phobics-society.org.uk  

CBT Skills for Counsellors  - Christine Richardson www.cbtservicesnorthwest.co.uk

Clinical Issues in Cancer Care * - Dr Janet Fielding / Christie Hospital www.christie.nhs.uk

Exploring & Connecting * - Lara Ewing www.artofconnecting.net/lara.html / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder * – Richard Barnard / The Big Life Gtoup www.thebiglifegroup.com

HIV Training for Social Care & Community Workers * – SMBC www.stockport.gov.uk

Provocative Therapy * - Phil Jeremiah www.humourworx.com

2007

International EFT Masterclass * - EFT Events www.eftevents.co.uk

First Aid in Psychosis * - Dr Mike Smith www.crazydiamond.org.uk  

Understanding Loss * - Sue Crooks & Joan Reid / SMBC www.stockport.gov.uk  

Somatic Modelling * - Judy Delozier/ The Northern Schoolof NLP www.nlpand.co.uk  

2006

Mental Health & Distress: Perspectives & Practice - The Open University www.open.ac.uk

First Aid at Work - St John Ambulance www.sja.org.uk

Clinical Practice * - Michael Mallows www.mallows.co.uk / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk

The Endorphin Effect * - William Bloom www.williambloom.com

Constructing a New Self: A Cognitive Therapy Approach to Personality Disorders * - Christine Padesky www.padesky.com / Cognitve Workshops www.cognitiveworkshops.com

Professional Development Award in Creative Therapy - Stockport College of Higher and Further Education www.stockport.ac.uk

Practitioner Skills for Management of Obesity * - National Centre for Eating Disorders www.eating-disorders.org.uk

Working Successfully with Addictions - Pamela Gawler-Wright / Beeleaf Training www.beeleaf.com

 
2005

Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders - National Centre for Eating Disorders www.eating-disorders.org.uk

Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine - The Open University www.open.ac.uk

Advanced EFT Practitioner - Gwyneth Moss www.trancepennine.co.uk / AAMET www.meridiantherapy.org

Mastering EFT (Working with Serious Diseases) * - Gary Craig www.emofree.com / AAMET www.meridiantherapy.org

Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT) Practitioner * - Tania A. Prince www.nlp-hypnotherapy.com

Brief Solution-Focused Therapy * - Glenda Mellville / Phoenix House www.phoenixhouse.org.uk

Integrating Spirituality into Therapy * - Bill O'Hanlon www.brieftherapy.com / The Northern School of NLP & Associated Studies www.nlpand.co.uk

The Art & Science of Effective Therapy * - John McWhirter www.sensorysystems.co.uk /The Northern School of NLP & Associated Studies www.nlpand.co.uk

Brief Therapy Skills for Stopping Addictions * - MindFields College / Human Givens Institute www.mindfields.org.uk

Certificate in Executive Coaching - The Performance Solution, Corsham www.theperformancesolution.com

2004

Certificate in Life Coaching - Newcastle College www.newcastlecollege.ac.uk

Mental Health Awareness * - Bournemouth University/HM Prison Service

Symbolic Modelling *- James Lawley & Penny Tompkins www.cleanlanguage.co.uk / The Northern School of NLP

Substance Awareness - HM Prison Service

Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner Training - Gwyneth Moss www.emotional-health.co.uk / AAMET www.aamet.org

Personality Alignment * - Fran Burgess / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk

Domestic Violence Awareness * - Cheshire PCT

Hypnosis, Health & Healing * - Dr. Stephen Gilligan www.stephengilligan.com / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk

The Meaningful Existence Model * - David Gordon www.experiential-dynamics.org / The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk

2003/04

Master NLP Practitioner - The Northern School of NLP www.nlpand.co.uk, including modules:

       Cultural Modelling for Change - Judy Delozier www.nlpu.com 
       Contemporary Hypnotherapy Introduction - Fran Burgess
       The Structure of Experience - David Gordon www.experiential-dynamics.org
       Intuition and Modelling - Fran Burgess
       Advanced NLP Patterns - Fran Burgess & Derek Jackson
       Integration & Certification - Fran Burgess & Derek Jackson 
Modelling project: "The skill of maintaining the feeling of security in close relationships in the context of setbacks."

2003

Trainer Training - Workers' Educational Association www.wea.org.uk

2000-03

Various trainings in CBT and Groupwork - National Probation Service / Delight Training Services www.delight.co.uk

2002

Motivational Interviewing Skills & Techniques - National Probation Service / Delight Services www.delight.co.uk

City & Guilds Certificate in Teaching Adult Learners 7307 St.1 - Derbyshire L.E.A www.derbyshire.gov.uk

2000

Diploma in Horticulture - The Royal Horticultural Society www.rhs.org.uk

D32/D33 Vocational Assessor Certificates - Thanet College, Broadstairs www.thanet.ac.uk

1999

BSc(Hons) Plant Science - University of Aberdeen www.aberdeen.ac.uk

1998

Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner - Sensory Systems Training, Glasgow www.sensorysystems.co.uk

Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming - International Teaching Seminars, London www.itsnlp.com