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Training & Qualifications

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

Online courses marked with **

2017

2016

2015

  • 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

2015

  • 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

2013

2012

2011

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

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

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

2007

2006

  • 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

2004

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

2000-03

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

2002

2000

  • 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
  • Diploma in Horticulture - The Royal Horticultural Society www.rhs.org.uk
  • D32/D33 Vocational Assessor Certificates - Thanet College, Broadstairs www.thanet.ac.uk

1999

1998