MA (PSYCH) UKCP REG
Jonathan has been a psychotherapist and counsellor for fourteen years. He has an MA in Existential Psychotherapy and a post-graduate diploma in Counselling, utilising a cognitive behavioural model. Jonathan continues to develop his clinical skills through ongoing professional development opportunities.
He has extensive experience working with individuals and couples in a variety of clinical settings. He has worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist in the voluntary, charitable and private sectors, in both day care and residential settings. Jonathan worked for a number of years for the NHS in the Sleep Disorders Centre at St Thomas’ hospital where he was involved in a large research project looking at the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the treatment of insomnia.
Jonathan has particular expertise in working with insomnia, anxiety disorders, and work-related stress. He also has a reputation for working proactively with couples experiencing relationship difficulties.
In addition to his work in private practice, Jonathan provided group clinical supervision to drug workers in a number of London prisons, and he is currently co-ordinating a group therapy programme that he designed, to support chaotic drug users in the London borough of Tower Hamlets.
Jonathan was a co-contributor with Prof Simon du Plock on a chapter entitled An Existential Perspective on Addiction for the publication Existential Perspectives in Human Issues, (Palgrave Macmillan 2005).
Jonathan conducts psychotherapy sessions via Skype for a number of overseas clients.
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves” Viktor Frankl