Authors

Paula J. Williams

Paula J Williams is a person-centred counsellor, trainer, lecturer and supervisor based in Scotland. After several years in the voluntary sector, she now works primarily in private practice.

Andy Rogers

Andy Rogers managed counselling services in further and higher education colleges and now runs a private counselling, supervision and mental health mentoring practice.

Arthur C Bohart

Arthur C. Bohart is professor emeritus at both California State University Dominguez Hills and Saybrook University. He is the co-author or co-editor of several books, including How Clients Make Therapy Work: the process of active self-healing, Empathy Reconsidered; Humanity’s Dark Side, and Constructive and Destructive Behavior. His work…

Matthew Elton

Matthew Elton is a psychotherapist based in Edinburgh. He works with a wide range of clients and has a special interest in writers and artists. His formative training was in transactional analysis and he has since developed a strong interest in narrative therapy. Matthew regularly delivers talks and workshops in…

Liz Rothschild

Liz Rothschild is a writer, actor, playwright and founding director of Westmill woodland burial ground in Wiltshire. She has been a funeral celebrant for more than 25 years and has run numerous death cafes and a course on preparing for end of life. In 2012 she launched, and continues to curate, the…

Mary Boyle

Mary Boyle has worked mainly in clinical psychology education and training and in clinical posts in adult mental health and women’s health. She is a long-time critic of the medical/diagnostic approach and of individualistic approaches more generally in the health field. She is the author of Schizophrenia:…

Beverley Costa

Dr Beverley Costa grew up in East London in a family with three languages and two religions and cultural practices. After training as a counsellor, psychotherapist and group psychodramatist, she set up Mothertongue, a multi-ethnic counselling service, to meet a gap she observed in services for multilingual clients. In 2009 she…

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence

This guidance was facilitated by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence by bringing together the main professional bodies representing psychological therapists in the UK with key academics and professionals. The aim of the guidance is to support therapists in deepening their knowledge and reflection on working with…

Emma Palmer

Emma Palmer is a BACP-accredited counsellor, relational body psychotherapist, facilitator, supervisor and ecopsychologist, and a Buddhist since 1995. She was previously a steering group member of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) and editor of its Transformations journal. She has worked extensively as an educator, including teaching postgraduate international development…

Deborah A Lee

Deborah A Lee is a senior lecturer in sociology at Nottingham Trent University and a person-centred psychotherapist. Her current research interests include arts-based approaches to psychotherapy case studies, critical psychopathology, psychotherapy training, therapists and creativity, public psychotherapy, and auto/biographical explorations of sexual violence and its aftermath. She was previously…