Coordinated Management of Meaning
firstname.lastname@example.org. The home of culturally-sensitive therapeutic provision. We use systemic ideas to identify strengths and explore themes, patterns, connections and important relationships.
-All of our clinicians are fully qualified and accredited professionals.
-UKCP Family, Systemic and Couple Psychotherapist.
-Masters qualification with an Award of Merit (Tavistock and Portman Foundation Trust, University of Essex (2018).
-MA Research Dissertation was a qualitative study around "The Lived Exeriences of BAME students on their Family Therapy training" using IPA analysis.
Clinical post qualifications:
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Level 1, Kim Golding (2019) -'Advanced (Courrage) Tree of Life' Practitioner, Imbeleko approach, Ncazelo Ncube-Mlilo (2018).
Accreditation & Memberships:
-Association of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT);
-United Kingdom College of Psychotherapy (UKCP);
-College of Family, Couple and Systemic Therapy;
-International Association of Family Therapy (IFTA);
-Black, African and Asian Therapy Network (BAATN);
Diploma in Social Work, Brunel University/ West London (1994).
Accreditation and Memberships:
-British Association of Social Workers (BASW)
-Social Work England (SWE).
-Independent Social Worker: Special
Guardianship, Fostering Assessments (2008-2011).
-BA (Hons) Social Science, Sociology & Politics, University of Sunderland/ Sunderland Polytechnic (1990).
Skills and Experience:
-Strategic & Operational Management (CAMHS, Social Care)
-Clinical Team Manager & Specialist in Family Therapy (Looked After Children, Virtual School Services, Functional Neurological Symptoms, Neuromuscular Conditions, Eating Disorders).
-Senior Management Well-being representative.
-Co-facilitator NHS BAME Staff reflective group
-Multi-disciplinary teams (Family Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapists, Senior & Trainee Psychologists, Nurses, Dramatherapists, CBT Therapists, Family Support Workers).
-Clinical Inpatient & Outpatients (paediatrics); Specialist Services (adult forensics).
-Student Supervisor: MA Systemic Psychotherapists, Social Work.
-Social Care; Court, Adoption & Fostering.
Assessments and Treatment:
-Complex assessments of risk and safeguarding with children, adolescents, adults, functional symptoms, non-epileptic seizures to networks, multi-disciplinary teams and communities in respect of child protection, domestic abuse, refugees and asylum-seekers, attachment, separation and trauma-informed practices.
Lecturing & Teaching:
-Co-Lead/ Lecturer, Foundation Level, Family and Systemic Practice Course.
-Co-Facilitator, Family Therapy workshop, Adolescent Inpatient Unit (Since Sep 2019)
-Deputy Supervisor supervisor, Family Therapy Clinic (2018-2019).
-External Assessor/ Lecturer, Masters and Bachelor of Arts, Systemic and Family Psychotherapy Therapy Students (Since 2018).
-External Lecturer, MA, BA Social Work Students (Since 2019).
-Migrant and Refugee Charity, South East London.
Migrants, Parents, Community Groups.
-Senior Academics/ Deputy Headteachers, Brightside.
-National Emotional Wellbeing Volunteer, Project 5, NHS Emotional Wellbeing Support Hub during Covid-19, global pandemic (Since March 2020).
-African drumming, music, travel, writing, cycling, running, gardening, reading and meeting up with friends.
Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.