south manchester centre for psychotherapy

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Carol Lucas

B.Ed Hons (Cantab), Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA), Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) with psychotherapy speciality. Qualified membership with the:

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and

United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis

Carol Lucas is the owner and Director of The south manchester centre for psychotherapy which she established in 1991 and The north wales centre for psychotherapy established in 2010.



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Carol became fully qualified as a psychotherapist in 1995 having taken final examinations in Zurich, Switzerland and fully qualified as a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst having taken final examinations in Lille, France.

Carol is Chair of the Training Standards Committee (TSC) for The United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis. This Committee regulates, monitors and standardises all Transactional Analysis Training within the United Kingdom under the oversight of UKATA.

Carol has worked as an expert witness within the legal system and supervises the management team of several psychotherapy and counselling organisations in the statutory and voluntary sectors across the Manchester area.

She has been practising as a psychotherapist, working with individuals, couples and psychotherapy groups since 1991 and began a fully accredited training programme leading to UKCP registration in 1997. She also works as a Supervisor, supervising qualified and student psychotherapists. There are eight monthly supervision groups running at smcp.

Prior to becoming qualified as a psychotherapist she worked full-time as a music teacher, in the secondary and FE sector.

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Hayley Marshall

Working at smcp since 2006
Hayley is a Certified Transactional Analyst, Provisional Supervising and Training Analyst, and UKCP registered psychotherapist. She has an MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy, where the academic focus was on developing Transactional Analysis in outdoor settings. Hayley also provides indoor and outdoor psychotherapy, supervision and training. She is currently a trainer for the Centre for Ecotherapy and Nature Based Psychotherapy, as well as consultant psychotherapist for the Wilderness Foundation UK.
Hayley is a trainer on the smcp fully accredited psychotherapy training programme.



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John Monk-Steel

Working at smcp since 1996
RMN, RGN, CTA(P), TSTA(P) UKCP registered
John is an experienced psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer working in full time, independent practice since 1996. John’s background is in mental health. He has had experience in the acute mental health services of the NHS and has worked within a psychotherapeutic community, a drug treatment unit and an alcohol treatment unit.
John works with people who self harm, have a disorder of self or have suicidal inclinations. His primary focus in working with clients is on the relational aspects of the therapeutic process based on the work of the Relational Psychoanalysts. John is a trainer on the smcp fully accredited psychotherapy training programme.



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Richard Ireland

Working at smcp since 2006
Richard is a fully qualified psychotherapist, accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. He has an artistic background, having previously trained and worked as a classical musician. He is a Certified Transactional Analyst and holds a masters degree in integrative psychotherapy and also works as a psychotherapy trainer and supervisor.
Richard is a trainer on the smcp fully accredited psychotherapy training programme.



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Carol Watkins

Working at smcp since 2006
Carol is accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and works to their code of ethics. She has recently started training in Mindfulness and is working towards being a Mindfulness trainer. She works short-term and longer term with both individuals and couples.



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Jenny Snape

Working at smcp since 2010
Jenny is an integrative counsellor. She is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abides by their Ethical framework. She has several years experience of working both in private practice and as a volunteer in a Stockport based GP practice.



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Mary Wallace

Working at smcp since 2012
Qualifications:
1985 Postgraduate Certificate of Education [MMU]
1990 Certificate Counselling Skills and Theory [Central School of Counselling and AEB]
2007 Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, MSc level [MMU]
2012 Diploma in Counselling Manchester University
2013 Master of Arts: Counselling Studies
Mary is also qualified in Child Protection having worked as a designated person for CP and looked after children. She also has an enhanced CRB check.



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Judith Charlton

Working at smcp since 2008
Judith has completed 4 years of advanced clinical psychotherapy training at The Berne Institute, and is now preparing for her MSc examination in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and the award of CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst) which is accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
Judith has a counselling certificate and a foundation certificate in TA.

She has 27 years experience teaching in secondary education and was Head of Department as well as Head of Year. She has experience in working with both adults and adolescents.



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Nigel Dawson

Working at smcp since 2014
Nigel has over 25 years experience in psychological wellbeing in both the NHS and private practice.

I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and am in advanced Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy training.



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Caroline Whalley

Working at smcp since 2008
Caroline Whalley is a registered counsellor and has been practising Transactional Analysis (TA) Psychotherapy in Altrincham and at smcp since 2008.





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Val Walton

Working at smcp since 2008



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Stella Dickson

Working at smcp since 2013



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Damien Diamond

Working at smcp since 2012



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