MA (PSYCH) UKCP REG
Jonathan has been a psychotherapist and counsellor for more than twenty 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, obsessive compulsive disorder, 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