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INTER-PSYCHE TRAINING INSTITUTE
Our over-arching ethos is humanistic and relational. We believe that counselling can go beyond the removal of symptoms and the solving of surface problems and that the counselling relationship is, in itself, a powerful therapeutic agent.
All Inter-Psyche Training Institute tutors have considerable experience of teaching and group work. Training methods are varied with practical hands on experience alternating with more formal lectures and workshops. Students are encouraged to participate actively in all aspects of the course including input into syllabus development. The student group itself is a vital tool in the learning process. Students provide support, feedback and challenge for each other and strong links are often created.
Tutor Year 2, Supervision Coordinator, Programme Leader, Diploma
Christine Roeder LGSM, MA, MBACP, Dip Sup, is a counsellor and supervisor in private practice and facilitator of training events in a variety of settings. She is a group facilitator for Bromley College, a trainer for North Kent RELATE and an educational trainer for Bromley Domestic Violence Forum. Christine has contributed an article on Training Group Relationships to the Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal and is currently writing a Narrative Guide to Counselling Studies. Her love of music and poetry sustains her and she has a deep interest in the arts, which she shares with her husband and adult step-children.
Tutor Certificate Course
Barbara Dudley is a qualified Counsellor and MBACP. She has worked in AE Tutoring both Certificated Courses and her own courses for beginners. She works in HMPS Tutoring Counselling and Personal Development and Supervising Mentors. Her particular interests are to support those with limited education and inspiration in their lives and to focus on Students personal development.... a huge area in Counselling training. Her Counselling experience has been varied. She has worked extensively with victims of sexual/physical abuse, on black on black crime with witnesses on the 'Stephen Lawrence' case and worked for the Red Cross during the 9/11 tragedy. She has a small private practice. Her interests are the environment, human rights (particularly in education) and poetry (both reading and writing).
Tutor Year 1
Lynne Greenwell Post - graduate Dip Couns, Ma PsyAn, MBACP (Accred), PGCE (LLS), has had extensive experience of counselling adults, young people and children who've experienced abuse, violence and neglect in childhood. Her ethos is to empower survivors and support them to work through and beyond the experience of abuse. She has counselled at The Brit Performing Arts and Technology School among other secondary schools. Lynne is currently working as a school counsellor for Bromley Behavioural Service; supporting teachers, working with the family and alongside other professionals. Five years ago her counselling work led her into her teaching practice. Lynne teaches certificated counselling courses and Diploma to adults and Personal and social development to young people within Adult Education, plus the odd conflict resolution Training day. She is very interested in promoting self awareness and esteem in others and enjoys facilitating Personal development at Inter-psyche. Her interests are her family, film and a passion for antiques.
Tutor Year 1
Glen Grace-Bloomfield MSc Therapeutic Couns, BSc Psych, MBACP (Accred), has worked within Primary Care Psychological Therapy services as a Counsellor for nearly 9 years counselling adults and young people with complex mental health issues. Glen has previously worked for South London and Maudsley, ChildLine, and he is currently working as a Specialist counsellor for Kent and Medway NHS Trust. Teaching is a new career path currently being undertaken by Glen and he is keen to progress and learn to assist in the progression and development of new counsellors. He is a motivated and keen practitioner always aiming to develop understanding of mental health issues and progress within his own counselling practice. His interests are his young family, fitness and films.
Tutor Year 2
Don C. Lockyer, BA (Hons) Counselling, MBACP. Dip. Integrative Counselling, Dip. Psychoanalytic Psychology, Dip. Groupwork has a specific interest in men's experiences as a minority group on counselling training courses. He is a counsellor and supervisor in private practice and a tutor/group facilitator at Bromley College of F&HE. He is interested in group dynamics and has co-conducted Anger Management Groups. Don has extensive experience of working with adults, young people and children in educational settings and the judicial system where he studied and used reparative and restorative approaches. Don has a love of war poetry, eastern philosophy, travelling, theatre and sport.
Tutor Certificate Course
Alison Hopkins MBACP, Dip. Integrative Counselling, Cert. Freedom Programme, Dip in Health & Social Care. Alison is the tutor of the certificate course in counselling,she also has her own private practice and has worked closely with professionals in the Priory,GP surgeries,special needs and primary schools. She has co-piloted an anger management course and currently works with Making Miracles based at Medway Hospital which is a charity supporting bereaved parents.Alison has extensive experience working with adults and children who have suffered various types of abuse and trauma.Teaching others and helping people overcome adversity is what fuels her passion for this profession. In her spare time she enjoys music,yoga and literature although her Doberman Harley takes centre stage!
Louise Stringer FdA has had a very varied career from exporting oil pumps to working in a computer service centre to running an accountancy training centre. She has now been doing the Administration for the Inter-Psyche courses for the last few years. Her role also includes running study skills sessions and giving academic support. Louise enjoys spending time with her family and in good weather riding her motorbike.
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