B.ED Hons (Cantab)
Certified Transactional Analyst (clinical speciality) CTA (p)
Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst TSTA (p)
Qualified Psychotherapist, Training and Supervising member of The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
Qualified Psychotherapist, Training and Supervising member of
The United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis
Qualified Psychotherapist, Training and Supervising member of The European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA)
Chair of the Training Standards Committee for UKATA 2011 - March 2016
The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
Carol Lucas is the owner and Director of The south manchester centre for psychotherapy which she established in 1991.
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 3 final live examinations in Lille, France.
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 ten monthly supervision groups running at smcp.
Carol was Chair of the Training Standards Committee (TSC) for The United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis from 2011 to 2016. This Committee regulates, monitors and standardises all Transactional Analysis Training within the United Kingdom under the oversight of UKATA.
Prior to becoming qualified as a psychotherapist she worked full-time as a music teacher, in the secondary and FE sector having completed her degree in Music.