Each of the psychotherapists on this register is a practitioner member of the Gestalt Centre and thus is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). UKCP accreditation means that they are fully qualified, covered by professional indemnity insurance and are required to be in regular supervision. They provide a range of services including individual psychotherapy; psychotherapy for couples; group psychotherapy and supervision. They also work with staff teams as consultants and facilitators. Using additional skills, experience and training, each member has developed particular areas of expertise and created an individual style of working.
Choose a region:
- Avon and Somerset
- Surrey and Hampshire
- Sussex – East and West
- Warwickshire and Worcestershire
Tony Ambrose BA, Dip. Psych, UKCP Reg (1996), integrates humanistic, psychodynamic, mindfulness, attachment and neuroscience perspectives in his psychotherapy practice, with particular interest in trauma recovery and creative renewal. His work affirms wholeness, clarity and self-compassion, relationship and life needs. Tony is an associate group facilitator with the University of Surrey’s Counselling Psychology doctorate and an affiliate psychotherapist with the Institute for the Arts and Therapy in Education, London. He’s also been a Gestalt Centre group supervisor/facilitator, and a bereavement/cancer counsellor with a hospice and two cancer charities.
Practice: The Gestalt Centre, London EC2.
Tel: 07905 117718
Paul Amundsen is an experienced UKCP Registered Psychotherapist who has worked in education and health service settings with troubled adolescents and their families. He is a tutor on the Gestalt Centre’s BACP accredited Diploma in Counselling course. In his private practice, he works mainly with individual adults or couples. He offers supervision as well as psychotherapy. his interest is in working holistically with all aspects of human experience, including the emotional, cultural, sexual and spiritual, in order to achieve greater awareness and integration. He practices at the Gestalt Centre and in Beckenham.
Tel: 07766 711729
Adam Barrett MA is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He has over seven years of experience in the prison service where he worked as a group facilitator on a variety of rehabilitation programmes for offenders. He draws from his trainings in Gestalt Psychotherapy; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); Mindfulness; Motivational Interviewing; Somatic Trauma Therapy; and EMDR. In addition to his private practice in central London, Adam has worked as a staff counsellor for the London Fire Brigade and is currently employed as a psychotherapist (group and one-to-one) at Capio Nightingale Hospital.
Tel: 07963 112696
Amely Becker has been drawing much of her life’s orientation and inspiration from the Gestalt perspective and methodology and also from Eastern Thought, mainly through Tibetan Buddhism. She completed her Gestalt Psychotherapy training in the late 80’s and has since then maintained a private practice. One of her interests lies in counselling on how to bring a spiritual awareness into daily life. She has recently been applying the practice of Mindfulness to her work. Amely is a member of AHPP, accredited by UKCP and works in Highgate, North London.
Tel: (020) 8348 6253 / 07989 230236
Jon Blend MA CQSW is a counsellor, psychotherapist, supervisor, staff trainer and musician who has developed a particular focus in expressive arts approaches to therapy. He tutors at the Gestalt Centre, Terapia, London Fire Brigade and abroad. Jon has worked extensively in community mental health, social work and performing arts. He offers brief counselling and longer term psychotherapy to adults, children, adolescents and families at his private practice in W3; he also sees trainees and (child therapy) supervisees. Jon’s interests include anger, anxiety, attachment, depression, under-confidence, identity, trans-generational trauma and inter-cultural issues.
Tel: 020 8992 1982
Dr Agnes Bryan PhD MA is a UKCP Registered Gestalt adult psychotherapist and Supervisor with a private practice in South West London and has worked extensively with individuals, groups and parental couples. She is also an IPT (Interpersonal Psychotherapy) trained practitioner. She works part-time at the Tavistock Clinic, an NHS Trust as a Senior Clinician and Trainer. She works as a trainer/lecturer, dissertation and Doctorate Supervisor as well as an external assessor. She is an Organisational/Management Consultant for statutory and voluntary organisations and is also a trained Coach, offering executive coaching. Agnes is of African-Caribbean descent and is committed to working with issues of equality, diversity and anti-discriminatory practice. 3 Streatham Place, London SW2 4PY
Tel: 07956 905191
Anne Cole (see entry under SUSSEX – East and West)
Tel: 01323 412668. Mobile: 07810 603660
Valerie Curen (MSc, MA) is UKCP registered. She has worked as psychotherapist with individuals, couples and groups in the NHS and the voluntary sector. She currently works with children and families in CAMHS and is training at the Tavistock centre. Valerie has a private practice in Richmond, SW14.
Tel: 07958 523485
Maggie Davidge C.Q.S.W, UKCP Registered, ASM (GPTI) has a background in social services, mainly in mental health. She has been involved in the humanistic movement since the 1970′s and trained at the Gestalt Centre in the 1980′s. She has a private practice as a Gestalt Psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer for individuals, groups and couples. She has a particular interest in the interface between psychotherapy and spirituality. 36 Newburgh Road, Acton, London W3 6DQ
Tel: 020 8993 0868
Lynn Dowsett is a BACP accredited counsellor and UKCP registered therapist. She trained at the Gestalt Centre and has an MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy. She has many years’ experience of working in social welfare. She believes that therapy and counselling offer a valuable opportunity for self-extension through attending to all aspects of experience and experimenting with what comes up. Her aim is to support each person through their own process of exploration. Lynn offers regular individual sessions at the Gestalt Centre.
Tel: 020 8808 8949
Michael Ellis MA is a psychotherapist, trainer and consultant. He is a Director of the Gestalt Centre and Admissions tutor for the MA Programme in Gestalt Psychotherapy. He has a background in social work and youth work including therapeutic work with families and children. He also has extensive experience of training design and delivery, predominantly in the public and voluntary sector. His MA is in Consultation to Organisations from the Tavistock and he works as a supervisor, organisational consultant and maintains a private practice offering brief counselling and longer term psychotherapy.
N19 and EC2
Tel: 020 7281 9443
Vicky Eugenio is a UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist and BACP Accredited Counsellor. She studied and worked as a General Practitioner in Argentina before starting her counselling/psychotherapy training in UK. Vicky works with individuals, couples and groups offering brief and long term counselling and psychotherapy at her private practice in Crawley, West Sussex and at the Gestalt Centre in London. She is bilingual English/Spanish and is also available for supervision.
Tel: 01293 873974
Gaie Houston, MA Oxon has worked for the Gestalt Centre since 1982 and is now their Advisor Emeritus. She trained in the States, and has written a number of books about Gestalt. She teaches and lectures in the UK and abroad, and her private practice is mostly in supervision of groups, organisations and individuals, and some brief therapy. Camden, London.
Tel: 020 7485 9265
Simon Jacobs BA, MA, is a Gestalt Centre graduate and UKCP registered psychotherapist. With a background in the arts and creative industry, Simon brings his experience and interest in creativity to his work with individuals, couples and groups, supporting growth through experimentation and self-expression. He currently runs an on-going men¹s group and works part time at the Priory Hospital as a psychotherapist running supportive, self-awareness and psychodrama groups. At his private practice in Central London, Simon works with individuals and couples and offers supervision for psychotherapists and counsellors.
Tel: 07740 535399
Adam Kincel is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and a Member of BACP. Adam has completed an MA in Gestalt Therapy and a PgDip in the Psychodynamics of Human Development. He is a trained social worker with experience of working both in mental health and foster care. He currently works therapeutically with groups and individuals, facilitates interpersonal groups at RNIB and teaches at Re-Vision Centre for Integrative Psychosynthesis. Originally from Poland Adam has developed a particular interest in identity, working with immigrants, diverse sexual and ethnic communities.
Practising in London W1 and EC2A
Tel: 07920 255542
Sachiko Kishi MA MBACP is a UKCP registered Gestalt psychotherapist experienced in the private, statutory and voluntary sectors (community/creative/education/business). She works with a diverse client group in 1-1 and groupwork settings and is interested in accessible and innovative approaches in working with people experiencing difficulties and distress. Sachiko has a background in Arts and Culture. Currently she works as a mental health trainer/consultant, works in HE, whilst maintaining a private practice at the Gestalt Centre. Sachiko works primarily in English, but sessions can also be held in Japanese. She is also available for supervision.
Tel: 07912 649100 (voicemail)
Kate Merrick MA is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. Having worked with clients in the NHS and in the field of substance misuse, Kate is now in private practice. Integrating attachment theory, somatic trauma work, mindfulness and drawing on her previous experience in the arts, Kate continues to work creatively with a strong grounding in body awareness. She is particularly interested in the area of psycho-spiritual growth and uncovering the wisdom we inherently embody as human beings. Practising in Hammersmith (W6) and Pimlico (SW1).
Piotr Mierkowski MA, Dip Psych, UKCP, MBACP (accred), in practice since 1994. Areas of clinical expertise include: relationships, life transitions, creativity, sexuality, love and loss. Piotr has considerable training in body therapy. He has a longstanding interest in the application of Gestalt Therapy to working with people experiencing various degrees of body-mind disconnection and psychosomatic distress. He works with individuals, couples and groups from diverse cultures, social backgrounds and sexualities. He offers psychotherapy and counselling, couples therapy and supervision in private practice in Archway (N19), Camden (NW1) and at the Gestalt Centre (EC2).
Tel: 07779 506412
Jane Patton MA is a UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist and has been in private practice in London since 1997. She worked within the NHS for 3 years and as a counsellor for MIND for 10 years. Jane has an arts background, having completed a BA and MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College.
Practice: Streatham Hill, SW16
Tel: 07966 330480
David Polak (MA) is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He is a Gestalt Centre graduate and worked in a variety of social care settings before establishing his own private practice. He works with individuals, couples and groups, including a monthly group exclusively for men exploring themes such as fatherhood, masculinity, sexuality and relationships. He is also the co-facilitator of a group for the ancestors of holocaust survivors. He currently works in North London and at the Gestalt Centre.
Mobile: 07847 279246
Jane Puddy has many years’ experience teaching and supervising Gestalt practitioners. With a background in Dramatherapy, Family Therapy and Group Analysis she works in a variety of social work, psychiatric and forensic settings, contributing to the development of Counselling and Psychotherapy courses internationally and establishing the Supervisor’s Training Course (with Gaie Houston) at the Gestalt Centre. She has been involved with the Gestalt Centre for some 27 years as both Faculty and Director. UKCP. HPC. Honorary Psychotherapist for the Centre for Psychotherapy and Human Rights.
Location: Highgate, London and Cambridge
Tel: 01223 264128
Tommi Raisanen C.Psychol, MSc, MA, is a HPC registered counselling psychologist, family systems therapist and UKCP registered Gestalt psychotherapist. He has worked many years with individuals, couples, groups and families, both privately and in primary, secondary and acute psychiatry in HMP prison and hospitals. Currently, Tommi teaches and supervises trainees at the University of Surrey’s the doctoral counselling psychology programme. His current interests are psychological trauma, crisis, family patterns, health/ illness, creativity and destructiveness; archetypal patterns and images. Tommi practises in Wimbledon (SW19) and in the city; at the Gestalt Centre (EC2).
Tel: 07834 838851
Patricia Rea-Woodhouse MA, UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist and MBACP. Patricia has a background in social work and holds CQSW and DipASW. She works with individuals, couples and groups. Her interests include adoption issues, attachment/separation themes, identity, sexuality, addiction difficulties and transcultural themes. Patricia offers short and long term therapy, at her private practice in Islington (N4), at the Angel Practice, (N1) and Gestalt Centre (EC2). Patricia also offers supervision
Tel: 07539 002576 or 020 7281 3111
Yvonne Rigby MA is a UKCP Registered Gestalt Centre graduate with a psychotherapy practice in South East London. She has a background in education (primary and adult) with a particular interest in special educational needs. Yvonne works with individuals and groups in her private practice. She also offers supervision. Practises: Catford, London SE6
Tel: 020 8690 1411
Heather Robyn MA, UKCP, EAGT. EMDR UK and Ireland. Heather works in private practice in London and in Robertsbridge, East Sussex and offers individual, couple, family therapy and supervision (both group and individual). She gained a diploma in gestalt therapy while in New Zealand and then an MA from the Gestalt Centre London. Heather has an interest in body/ mind healing and has in interest in working with trauma. She integrates EMDR (eye movement desensitisation reprogramming) within gestalt therapy. She is in London, Monday and Tuesday and East Sussex Wednesday and Thursday.
Tel: 01580 881575, mobile: 07515 659082
Carol Siederer MA, UKCP registered, is a tutor, trainer, and former Director, at the Gestalt Centre London and was previously Associate Director of the Regent’s College MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling. She is an integrative therapist and supervisor, and practises Gestalt within the framework of systemic psychotherapy. She also runs family constellations workshops. New Cross SE14
Tel/fax: 020 7787 2813
Jonathan Smith MA qualified as a Gestalt Psychotherapist in 1987. He now works with individuals and groups as a therapist, supervisor and trainer. He also works for Birkbeck College, University of London, as a lecturer in psychology, and runs workshops and training events for a number of other colleges and institutes. His therapeutic background includes bodywork and psychosynthesis and he is accredited with AHPP and UKCP. Acton, London W3 6DQ
Tel: 020 8993 0868
Peter Teigen M.A. UKCP is a psychotherapist and creative-designer. After studying child-development and cognitive neuropsychology Peter was awarded an M.A. in Gestalt Psychotherapy Studies at the London Metropolitan University. Peter has experience in the NHS, psychiatric rehabilitation and private practice. He works on the premise that you do psychotherapy because you want to feel different: the therapeutic environment is a space where therapist and client together explore the fuller and finer details of the world in which you currently negotiate your needs and relationships so that aspects of your life has potential to re-design.
Tel: 07939 224463
Mal Thompson MA is a UKCP registered Gestalt Psychotherapist working with individuals, couples and groups in Brighton and London. Her background is in designing and delivering training to counsellors and psychotherapists. Mal has extensive experience in the substance misuse field, and works therapeutically with groups for those struggling with drugs and alcohol. Recently trained in Gestalt Therapy as Embodied Relational Practice, her interest is in working creatively with the embodied experience of craving, with particular emphasis on dependency and addiction as creative adjustments to trauma and attachment difficulties. Mal is available for supervision.
Tel: 07989 621488
Jeremy Weinstein MA is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, qualifying in 1999. Jeremy works in south London, offering counselling/psychotherapy and supervision in 1-1 work and group work and has a special interest in working with loss and bereavement, difference and discrimination and Family Constellations. He has written and researched in these and related areas and he is an experienced trainer. Jeremy’s route into gestalt was via social work, first as a practitioner, then lecturing at London South Bank University from where he retired in 2007 as a Visiting Fellow.
21 Parklands Road, London SW16 6TB
Tel: 07533 470628
Julia Wright MA is interested in how individuals can feel more at home in their own lives by working through past trauma and becoming aware of choices made in the present. She is a Gestalt Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with a background in the arts and experience managing an NHS/Mind counselling service for people with mental and emotional health issues, including depression, anxiety and loss. Julia is also a tutor on the Mary Ward diploma in counselling. UKCP registered.
Private Practice: Individual, couples and supervision at the Gestalt Centre, NW5 and East Sussex.
Tel: 07963 366060
Gilead Yeffett BSc Psychology, MA psychotherapy, is a Gestalt Centre graduate and UKCP registered psychotherapist. Gilead works with individuals, couples and groups offering Brief Gestalt Therapy or an open-ended engagement. He is experienced in working with anger, anxiety and distressed relationships. His work includes helping his clients build enduring and sustaining relationships and creating supportive environments. With a background in multi-disciplinary business settings, Gilead brings his experience in setting clear goals and exploring ways to meet them.
Gilead works at the Gestalt Centre and London West End.
Languages: English and Hebrew
Tel: 07967 666713
Avon and Somerset
Barbara Morgan is a UKCP Gestalt Psychotherapist and Supervisor, Family Constellations Practitioner, Trainer and Supervisor working in Frome and Bath with individuals, couples and groups. She has been working in this way for 17 years, combining her Gestalt experience and training with constellations work. She is Editor of The Knowing Field, currently the only English language International Journal for Constellation work. She runs trainings in constellation work in Romania and Frome, Somerset.
Mob: 07966 755509
Websites: www.cominghome.org.uk and www.theknowingfield.com
Alivia Rose is a Senior Gestalt Psychotherapist qualified at the Gestalt Centre in 1983. She works with individuals and counsellors. She co-founded the Gestalt Studio training centre London and was part of that for 14 years. She is a qualified coach and small business consultant. She is a media rep for UKCP and also a BBC Bristol radio presenter and runs workshops on presenting. She works in Bristol and Somerset.
Tel: 01458 851016 / 01179 772164
Heather Styles’ original training was as a psychiatric nurse before training as a Gestalt therapist at the Gestalt Centre. She has worked extensively within the NHS in a variety of settings, adult mental health, drug and alcohol services, the psychotherapy department in Cambridge alongside creative therapists and psychoanalysts. She presently works as a psychotherapist in a hospice, working with palliative patients and the bereavement service. She also has a private practice offering psychotherapy, supervision and team development. Her particular interest is in the creative arts and runs a group combining dance/art and gestalt.
Tel: 01223 414595
Jane Puddy (see entry under LONDON).
Tel: 01223 264128
Jenny Colls MA, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. She has an established psychotherapy practice offering brief and longer term therapy, coaching and supervision. She specialises in individual and group supervision. She is particularly interested in field phenomena and their influence on the client and vice versa. This can be especially inspiring. Her background is in the NHS and Social Services. She trained as a Gestalt practitioner in the early 1980s. Specialised trainings since then include Family and Systemic Constellations, Brief Therapy and Supervision. She is currently exploring mindfulness, meditation and spirituality.
Practice: Totnes/Dartmouth area
Tel: 01803 834499
Maggie Allport gained her Certificate in Gestalt Therapy in 1993 and her MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy in 1997. She is UKCP Registered and is a Registered MBACP (Snr Accred) Counsellor / Psychotherapist. She has a wide range of experience in both short and long term therapy. In addition to her private practice Maggie works within the NHS as a Specialist Inflammatory Bowel Disease Counsellor. She mainly works with individuals and couples. Maggie brings a holistic approach to therapy, helping to expand self-awareness with creativity and clarity. Natural Medicine Centre, 11 Southgate Rd, Potters Bar, EN6 5DR
Tel: 01707 656250
Danny Boyle BA (Hons), Post Grad-Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy, Dip Supervision UKCP Registered. He has a passion for group work and currently his main areas of interest are exploring the emotional blocks to learning and working creatively to resolve them. He has a private practice Hertfordshire and at the Gestalt Centre, he is currently visiting tutor on the Diploma in Counselling course. He offers long and short-term counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, groups and organisations. He also offers professional supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists in training or in private practice.
Tel: 01763 220713 (landline)
Peggy Sherno is a founding director of the Gestalt Centre. With over 30 years’ experience as a therapist, she now divides her practice between one to one work with individuals and supervision. Her practice is mainly in Hertfordshire: she is at the Gestalt Centre on Tuesdays. She finds that the insights of Buddhist psychology integrate very well with gestalt understanding of the person. She is UKCP registered.
18 Verulam Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1QE
Tel: 01462 432439
Paul Amundsen (see entry under LONDON)
Mob: 07766 711729
Helen Powell is a psychotherapy graduate of the Gestalt Centre and member of the UKCP since 1998. She has been working as a counsellor since 1986 and is an Accredited Member of the BACP. Currently she is interested in how we individually manage change, both imposed and chosen. She has a strong interest in mental health, having had a depressive breakdown in her 20s. Having spent most of her working life in East London she moved to Kent in 2000. She has a private practice and is also a trainer and supervisor.
Practises: Kent/Weald, Sevenoaks
Mob: 07966 173036
Kay Lynn has an MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy and is UKCP registered. She retired as a Director and Tutor at the Gestalt Centre, London in July 2009. She runs a private practice in Oxford. Kay holds an MA and M./Phil. in Contemporary Dance and is trained in Authentic Movement. She integrates her arts background with her therapeutic approach, supporting creativity through bodywork and the arts. Her other area of interest is in working with difference and identity. She works with individuals, groups and offers supervision.
Tel: 01491 651628
Surrey and Hampshire
Margaret Goillon MA is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. In 1989 she left a career in business to explore the field of counselling and psychotherapy. She practised at the Gestalt Centre for 5 years before concentrating entirely on her practice in Haslemere on the borders of Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex. She works as a supervisor and as a therapist for individuals, couples and groups and particularly enjoys working with counsellors and psychotherapists whether they are qualified or in training. Oak Tree Cottage, Chase Lane, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 3AG
Tel: 01428 645292
Janet Gunn MSc, MA, PGCE, MCIPD , UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist. Initially she worked as a teacher, trainer and HR Director and still works with Organisations, Teams and Individuals on Change and Development issues, integrating Gestalt into her Executive Coaching and Organisational Consulting. She also has a private Psychotherapy Practice working with individuals, groups, couples and families and offers individual and group Supervision. She works as an Associate for Employee Assistance Programmes; offers Gestalt Workshops; and having trained in Hellinger’s Systemic Psychotherapy also facilitates Family Constellation Workshops in Surrey. Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8JP
Tel: 01252 716270 / 07976 394509
David Petty MA, CMIPD is a UKCP registered Psychotherapist and Relate certified Counsellor and Supervisor. He has a background in HR and Organisational Consulting and now works in private practice offering psychotherapy and supervision to individuals, couples and groups. Coulsdon, Surrey.
Tel: 020 8660 8704 or 07801 336451
Nimmi Ravi-Shankar MA is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. Her background is in Public Relations and Social Work. Her experience is in working with anger, loss and relationships. She has special interest in working with difference and understanding how we connect and make choices in our lives. She is a senior college counsellor and manages the Counselling Placements offering in-house group supervision. She also works in a General Practitioner’s Surgery offering psychotherapy and cancer counselling. She practices in Croydon and Woldingham in Surrey offering short and long term psychotherapy and supervision.
Tel: 07917 853358
Jane Riordan MA is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist working in private practice in Farnham, Surrey. After many years of working with vulnerable and at risk children and their families Jane has a particular interest in working with adults who have had traumatic childhoods. She works with adults, couples, adolescents and groups and also offers supervision individually and in groups to counsellors, psychotherapists and those from other disciplines within the helping professions. She also offers coaching to those working in complex organisations, small and medium sized business and those subject to a complaint.
Tel: 01252 710238
Sussex – East and West
Anne Cole MA, Gestalt Psychotherapy and UKCP registered. She maintains a private practice in Eastbourne and at the Gestalt Centre, London, where she is also a tutor and non-executive director. Anne works with individuals, couples and groups; offers supervision; and has a special interest in working with trauma, difference and diversity. Prior to moving into psychotherapy, Anne ran the PGCE Dance course at the University of Brighton where she specialised in dance and movement in teacher education. She holds an MA in dance education and a PhD in partnerships with dance artists in education.
Tel: 01323 412668 / 07810 603660
Urtzi Cristobal BSc, MA, is a UKCP registered Psychotherapist and BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. Originally trained in Psychology and after a few years in the insurance business, he obtained his MA from the Gestalt Centre. He has for several years been working for a Hospice, where he offers individual and group therapy for the terminally ill, their families and bereaved relatives, as well as training nursing staff. He works privately in East Grinstead and is interested in the meaning people make of their existence, empowering people to make choices to the end of their days.
Tel: 07949 452610
Vicky Eugenio (see entry under LONDON)
Tel: 01293 873974 (answerphone available)
Linda Martin is a UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist and Snr Accredited BACP Counsellor and has been practising for about 20 years. Her professional background is in overseas aid work, teaching and social work. She currently has a private practice as a therapist and supervisor and also works as a consultant and freelance trainer. 14 Garden House Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JT
Tel: 01342 312974
Heather Robyn MA UKCP reg. Heather works in private practice in Robertsbridge, East Sussex and in London. She graduated in 1991 in group and individual gestalt therapy in New Zealand and later trained in cognitive behaviour therapy and EMDR. Heather has an interest in trauma and body/mind healing. She gained an MA from the Gestalt Centre in London, and works at the Gestalt Centre every Tuesday. Heather works in private practice in Robertsbridge from her home on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and offers individual, couples, family therapy and supervision.
Tel: 01580 881575 / 07515 659082
Julia Wright (see entry under LONDON)
Tel: 07963 366060
Warwickshire and Worcestershire
Toni Gilligan, B.Sc., M. Phil, has a psychotherapy and supervision practice in addition to offering training and consultancy. She originally trained as a clinical psychologist, working for many years in adult psychiatry and substance misuse in the NHS, and the voluntary sector. She is interested in how people change, and in how we use our voices. She offers workshops in motivational interviewing, on ‘Giving Voice’, and, with Carl Hodges workshops exploring the application of gestalt therapy theory to issues of power and politics. She is a Director and Tutor of the Gestalt Centre. Nr. Pershore
Tel: 01386 561528
Chris Rowan MA is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist in Gestalt and Integrative Arts Psychotherapy. She has worked with children and adults in schools, the health service and social services, as a teacher, dramatherapist, groupworker and trainer. She has a private practice in Leeds for individuals, couples and groups, in psychotherapy and supervision, and a training consultancy. 25 Hollin Lane, Leeds, LS16 5NB
Tel: 0113 274 3065
Jenny Stacey, UKCP registered Gestalt therapist, HPC registered Arts Therapist (drama), Supervisor and coach. She has a private practice in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Jenny also has extensive experience as a lecturer and facilitator of adults. She has worked for The Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education, London since 1998 training students in using creative methods in psychotherapy and counselling training courses. Currently she is an Associate at PB Coaching, Leeds and trains on the Coaching Psychology Diploma. Her organisational experience includes working within Social Care, housing associations, theatre companies, educational teams and universities.
Tel: 07841 420058
Penny Tharratt, MA, is a UKCP registered Gestalt Psychotherapist. She has extensive experience as a therapist, supervisor and teacher/trainer. Previously a Speech and Language Therapist working in the NHS and as a University Lecturer, Penny now works at the University of Leeds Student Counselling Centre, teaches on a Counselling MA/Diploma, and has contributed to various counselling trainings. She has a private Psychotherapy and Supervision practice in N.E. Leeds, is experienced in time-limited and longer-term therapy, and is trained in EMDR. She works with individuals and groups, and is a supervisor for Leeds Counselling (WPF North).
Tel: 0113 2696694
Clare Crombie is an experienced UKCP Registered psychotherapist, supervisor and workshop leader. She trained at the Gestalt Centre in London and has since incorporated the Family Constellations approach into her practice. Clare is a qualified massage practitioner and involved in bodywork and movement. She has qualified in EMDR and is currently studying attachment theory, mindfulness and the brain. Clare is a founder member of the Cancer Counselling Trust London, and has experience of counselling in the field of cancer. She also worked as a school project manager for ThePlace2Be in a primary school in Edinburgh.
Angele Licari has been working in the counselling field for the past twenty-six years. She works with individuals, couples and groups; and as a tutor and supervisor to trainee counsellors. She runs support groups for staff, counsellors, drug-rehabilitation residents, and prisoners, besides counselling at University. Angele owns Creation Resource Centre for practitioners to run workshops, seminars, lectures and therapy sessions. She graduated a Masters Degree in Gestalt Psychotherapy. Angele has a special interest in the interface between psychotherapy and spirituality; also in practising within the framework of Hellinger’s systemic psychotherapy. Angele lives in Malta.