Core Process Psychotherapist
Your psychotherapist offers an approach to working through issues using mindfulness based psychotherapy.
Humanistic and Integrative backgound
Training began at Karuna Institute in 1993. I was first accredited as a psychotherapist by the UKCP in 2003. Through the Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College HIPC. I have practiced as a Core Process Psychotherapist since 2003. Karuna taught and has championed the use of mindfulness. Karuna uses mindfulness in the relationship to develop a therapeutic alliance. Maura Sills is a Director of The Karuna Institute. She has taught, and supported the use of mindfulness in psychotherapy. She has taught for over 25 years in the United Kingdom.
Core process psychotherapy training
I began training as a Core Process Psychotherapist at the Karuna Institute. I completed the foundation year then moving onto the Professional Diploma. After accruing enough client hours working as a psychotherapist, I accredited. I accredited through the Karuna Institute with the UKCP. I then studied for and completed a Master of Arts in Core Process Psychotherapy in 2002.
I have been a UKCP approved Supervisor since September 2018. A Psychotherapist and Counsellor in Southampton since 2003. I work with couples using the ‘Key to Couples Work’ with Jennie Miller which offers a TA approach.
l studied and worked as an Systems Engineer. I become interested in Spirituality, Buddhism, Personal Development, Social and Ecological Responsibility. I trained as a Counsellor. Then as a Psychotherapist and finally as a Secondary School Teacher. My abode is in Shirley Southampton, Hampshire with my wife and our two children. I see clients as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist in Private Practice.
Mindfulness supervision training
I completed a Certificate in Mindfulness Supervision with OPAL (Organisation People and Learning). Individual and small group Supervision is offered at the Romney Centre Southampton. I have membership of the Hampshire Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy HACP.
Psychotherapy Practice at The Romney Centre
Currently, I rent rooms at the Romney Centre in Southampton which is in the Avenue. Individual clients appointments are 50 minutes and weekly. Couples sessions are 90 minutes, and are two weekly. Please call the Romney Centre to make an appointment or email me for availability.