B.Ed Hons (Cantab), Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA), Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) with psychotherapy speciality. Qualified membership with the:
The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and
The 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.
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 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.