Austerity and a malign benefits regime are profoundly damaging mental health

Austerity and a malign benefits regime are profoundly damaging mental health

442 psychotherapists, counsellors and academics condemn government plans and call on Labour and other parties to denounce anti-therapeutic practices

job centre letter from doctors guardian newspaperThe 2015 budget included plans to provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to 40,000 employment and support allowance and jobseeker’s allowance claimants and people on the Fit for Work programme, and to put IAPT therapists in more than 350 jobcentres. Photograph: David Sillitoe/Guardian

Where this includes the linkage of social security benefits to the receipt of “state therapy”, as announced in the chancellor’s latest budget, this is totally unacceptable. “Get to work therapy” is manifestly not therapy at all. With the ominous news that Maximus (the US company replacing Atos to do work capability assessments) will also be managing the new national Fit for Work programme, it is time for the field’s key professional organisations to wake up to these malign developments, and unequivocally denounce such so-called “therapy” as damaging and professionally unethical.

More generally, the wider reality of a society thrown completely off balance by the emotional toxicity of neoliberal thinking is affecting Britain in profound ways, the distressing effects of which are often most visible in the therapist’s consulting room. This letter sounds the starting-bell for a broadly based campaign of organisations and professionals against the damage that neoliberalism is doing to the nation’s mental health. For now, we call on all the parties in this election – and particularly Labour – to make it clear that they will urgently review such anti-therapeutic practices, and appropriately refashion their much-trumpeted commitment to mental health if and when they enter government.

Dr Richard House Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Nick Totton
Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility
Linda Burnip
Disabled People Against Cuts
Jeremy Weinstein
SWAN Mental Health Charter Group
Tamsin Curno
Psychologists Against Austerity
Susie Orbach
Professor Andrew Samuels
University of Essex
Professor Chik Collins
University of the West of Scotland
Professor Paul Hoggett
emeritus, social policy, UWE, Bristol
Professor Richard Bentall
clinical psychology, University of Liverpool
Professor Paul Gilbert
Darian Leader
CFAR and College of Psychoanalysts
Erica Burman
professor of education, and group analyst
Professor Woody Caan
editor of the Journal of Public Mental Health
Simon Capewell p
rofessor of clinical epidemiology, University of Liverpool
Andrew Cooper
professor of social work, the Tavistock Centre and University of East London
Windy Dryden
emeritus professor of psychotherapeutic studies, Goldsmiths, University of London
Colin Feltham
emeritus professor, Sheffield Hallam University
Suman Fernando
honorary professor, London Metropolitan University; formerly consultant psychiatrist, Enfield, Middlesex
Richard Fielding
clinical psychologist; professor of medical psychology in public health, University of Hong Kong
Professor Stephen Frosh
Birkbeck, University of London
Wendy Hollway
emeritus professor of psychology, Open University
Professor David Ingleby
Centre for Social Science and Global Health, University of Amsterdam
Professor Carolyn Kagan
registered counselling psychologist, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Del Loewenthal
department of psychology, University of Roehampton
Professor Martin Milton
Professor Ian Parker
president, College of Psychoanalysts, UK
Ann Phoenix
professor of psychosocial studies, Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education
Professor Sasha Roseneil
group analyst; head of department of psychosocial studies and director, Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, University of London
Professor Lynne Segal
psychosocial studies, Birkbeck College London
Jackie Stacey
professor of media and Cultural Studies, University of Manchester
Professor Guy Standing
SOAS, University of London (personal capacity)
Brian Thorne
emeritus professor, University of East Anglia
Suki Abbott
UKCP-registered integrative arts psychotherapist
Dr Matthew Adams
University of Brighton
John Adlam
consultant adult psychotherapist
Erika Adler
counsellor, BACP registered
Charleen Agostini
process oriented psychotherapy, UKCP registered
Laura Aitken
BACP accredited and registered psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor and mediator
Maria Albiez
art therapist, CAHSC registered
Heather Allan
director, PCCS Books
Thomas Allan

Dr Justin Allman specialist clinical psychologist
Judith Anderson
Jungian analytical psychotherapist
Ian Argent
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Sally Arthur
Jan Atkinson
personal capacity
Pamela Atkinson
Paul Atkinson
Jane Bacon
Ph.D., Jungian analyst
Richard Bagnall-Oakeley
integrative adult & child psychotherapist (UKCP-reg.)
Dr Lisa Baraitser
reader in psychosocial studies, Birkbeck, University of London
Keith Barber
Samantha Jayne Barnsley
counsellor in private practice
Maryann Barone-Chapman
Jungian analyst, AJA IAAP, BPC, UKCP
Sarah Bartlett
counselling psychologist
Clive Barton
psychotherapist in private practice, Falmouth
Richard Baughan
reg. member BACP (senior accred.)
John Baxendale
Manu Bazzano
psychotherapist, lecturer and writer
Dr Nadya Bedenko
clinical psychologist, Specialist Psychotherapy Services
Phoebe Beedell
founding member, Association for Psychosocial Studies
Sharon Beirne
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Julia Belton
integrative child psychotherapist
Angelo Benozzo
Ph.D., department of humanities and social science, Università della Valle d’Aosta, Italy
Deborah Berger
MBACP, counsellor and psychotherapist
Morris Bernadt
retired consultant psychiatrist
Teoh Berry
private practitioner, Norwich
Betty Bertrand
psychotherapist, London
Rosemary Betterton
Centre for Women’s & Gender Studies, Lancaster University (personal capacity)
Dr Julia Bird
clinical psychologist
Denise Blagden
associate member, Philadelphia Association
Jon Blend
adult and child psychotherapist (UKCP-registered)
Dr Edward Bloomfield
clinical psychologist
Dr Nick Bolsover
clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, Hessle, Yorkshire
Alice Bondi
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Andy Booth
FdA BA Hons
Clive Bowring
MA, Dip IATE, integrative child psychotherapist MBACP, UKCP
Sue Brady
head of counselling and psychotherapy training, Peter Symonds College, Winchester
Catherine Bray
psychodynamic counsellor and group analyst (personal capacity)
Caroline Brazier
psychotherapist and writer
Sharon Brennan
psychotherapist and coach
Charlie Brittain
member of PCSR, group analytic psychotherapist
Michael Brookes
Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Onel Brooks
psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Kath Bruce
music therapist
Elizabeth Bubez
UKCP psychotherapist
Pete Bull
UKCP-registered existential psychotherapist
John Butler
development worker (mental health) (personal capacity)
Dr Jim Byrne
ABC Coaching & Counselling Services
Dr Katherine Cartmell
senior lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University
Peter Cartwright
Barbara Cawdron
psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Claudia Celadon
MA BSc (Hons) Psychology
Alexandra Chalfont
clinical lead, EngAgeingOnline
Rampaul Chamba
policy research officer
Dr John Champness
reg./member MBACP (accred.)
Jocelyn Chaplin
feminist psychotherapist in private practice, London
Sherna Ghyara Chatterjee
UKCP psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Sangeeeta Chattoo
university social scientist (field of health) (personal capacity)
Suresh Chauhan
38 Degrees/NHS/Leicester; chair, Leicester Psycho-oncology Patients Group
Bob Chisholm
psychotherapeutic counsellor
Emma Chorlton
clinical psychologist
Dr Miles Clapham
MBChB MRCPsych, phenomenological psychotherapist
Tracy Clapham
student social worker
JL Clay
MBACP counsellor
Jane Clements
psychodynamic counsellor
Christina Condron
honorary therapist, GPS
Celia Cooper
psychotherapist, MBACP-accredited, UKCP
Ruth Cowan
integrative body psychotherapist, UKCP
Steve Cox
, UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Elspeth Crawford
Ph.D. (personal capacity)
Anni Cree
UKCP integrative psychotherapist and counsellor
Dr Lita Crociani-Windland
senior lecturer in sociology and psycho-social studies, UWE
Michael Cullum
art therapist/psychotherapist
Anne-Marie Cummins
chair of trustees, Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy, Bristol
Jane Czyzselska
Dip. Couns., MBACP
Vincent Dachy
Didier Danillon
counselling psychologist (doctoral trainee), University of Manchester
Rosalind Dare
UKCP-registered psychotherapeutic counsellor
Dr James Davies
University of Roehampton
Dr Will Davies
senior lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London
Sarah Davis
DipHE (person centred experiential counselling and psychotherapy), MBACP
Terry Davey
body psychotherapist (UKCP-reg.)
Rosalind Davy
Christine Jane Dawson
MBACP (snr accred.) counsellor/psychotherapist and supervisor
Lesley Day
UKCP-registered psychotherapist, formerly Cassel Hospital, W. London Mental Health NHS Trust
Graeme de Lyons
Dr Isabel de Salis
medical anthropologist, University of Bristol
Felicity de Zulueta
emeritus consultant psychiatrist (psychotherapy); hon. senior lecturer (traumatic studies), King’s College London
Connie Dennis
associate editor, Self & Society
L Dickens
assistant psychologist
John Dinwoodie
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Dr Rachael Dobson
Kingston University (senior lecturer in criminology and sociology)
Tony Donaghy
Gestalt psychotherapist
Gien Donovan
MBACP senior accredited psychodynamic counsellor, UKRC-registered
Dr Ceri Dornan
retired GP with special interest in mental health
Julia Driscoll
counsellor/supervisor and trainer
Moira Duckworth
Jungian analyst
Tracey Dutton
Juliet Dwek
integrative counsellor, MBACP
Susan Eastham
MBACP (accredited)
Susan Edwards
MA, BSc, diploma in counselling
Jacqueline Egli
counsellor/psychotherapist, MBACP (accred.), MCOSCA, MBPsS
Dr Richard Eke
associate lecturer in early childhood education, UWE
Carolyn Emanuel
lead counsellor, Brent; IAPT-registered, MBACP (accred.) (personal capacity)
Lucy Emlyn-Jones
counsellor, member of BACP
Ludwig Esser
hypno-psychotherapist, UKCP
Chris Evans
counsellor (retired)
Jessica Evans
senior university lecturer
Olivia Fakoussa
trainee clinical psychologist, Plymouth University
Dr Mark Farrall
Dip. Psychodrama, CUEW (Civil) (Family), UKCP, C.Psychol., AFBPsS
Veronique Faure
psychotherapist. UKCP-registered
Dr Galit Ferguson
trainee psychotherapist
Cam Field
Gestalt psychotherapist
Ruth Finar
Pernille Finegan
PG Dip Psych, UKCP-reg. psychotherapist
Maggie Fisher
counsellor and psychotherapist
Paul Fisher
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Laura Fisk
clinical psychologist (personal capacity)
Sian Fletcher
MBACP (accred.)
Jane Flint
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Sally Forster
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Leeanne Fowler
psychotherapist in training
Lynn Crombie Freed
psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Dr Rachel Freeth
psychiatrist and counsellor
Stephen Friedrich
analytical psychotherapist
Helen Fry
person-centred counsellor
Rosswell Gadsden
UKCP psychotherapist and counsellor
Vanessa Gajewska
BACP snr accred, UKCRP-registered
Alanna Gallagher
trainee clinical psychologist
Pamela Gawler-Wright
UKCP-registered and accredited contemporary psychotherapist
Terry Georgiou
counselling psychologist
Dr Sue Gerhardt
psychotherapist and author of The Selfish Society
Guy Gladstone
group psychotherapist, The Open Centre, London
Dr Dina Glouberman
therapist and author
Nicola Godwin
psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Angelika Golz
Michael Gopfert
MD, psychiatrist, University of Liverpool
Dr Barry Greatorex
retired clinical psychologist
Dr Adele Greaves
senior clinical psychologist
Kate Green
Dr Carly Guest
research associate
Mark Gullidge
Michele Gunn
art psychotherapist, HCPC-registered
Suzan Hackett
MBACP, counsellor and group facilitator
Barbara Hacking
Dr Miltiades Hadjiosif
HCPC-registered, counselling psychology, UWE
Dr Rex Haigh
FRCPsych, consultant psychiatrist in medical psychotherapy, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust; senior fellow, Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham
Andy Halewood
chartered psychologist, senior university lecturer in counselling psychology
Carolyn Hall
MA integrative psychotherapy, UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Charlita Hall
Middlesex University
Nadia Hamdane
transpersonal integrative psychotherapist (registered UKCP trainee)
Dr Janet Haney
London Society of the New Lacanian School; author of Regulation in Action (Karnac 2012)
David Harper
Ph.D., reader in clinical psychology, University of East London
Dr Neil Harris
consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist
Ellen Hart dipl. integrative and humanistic psychotherapy, BCPC; UKCP-registered
Linda Hartley
Deirdre Haslam
Benet Haughton
COSCA accredited psychotherapist
Oliver Hawthorne
trainee clinical psychologist
Christine Healey
university research associate
Andrea Heath
psychotherapist, art psychotherapist
Korinna Hedinger-Farrell
integrative psychotherapist
Dr Birgitta R Heiller
Guildford Psychological Therapies Ltd
Judy Hemmons
David Henderson
Association of Independent Psychotherapists; Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University
Matthew Henson
existential psychotherapist
Janet Hermann
MBACP (accred.), PCSR, BAPCA
Dr Gottfried M Heuer
Jungian psychoanalyst
Jonathan Hill
trainee psychotherapist
Vincent Hill
service manager, Lancaster Lodge
Janet Hills
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Julie Hirst
public health specialist, Derbyshire
Susanna Hoare
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Ambrose Hogan
lecturer in education, UCL Institute of Education (personal capacity)
Ian Holder
relational psychotherapist
John Holt
psychotherapist, counsellor, coach and clinical supervisor
Tim Holmes
Amanda Hon
UKCP psychotherapist/training supervisor
Grethe Hooper Hansen
former head of SEAL
Gaie Houston
senior lecturer, The Gestalt Centre London; UKCP
Christine Hughes
clinical psychologist
Dr Rhodri Huws
Ruth Israel
child and adolescent psychotherapist
Yigal Israel
biodynamic body psychotherapist
Eve Jackson
analytical psychologist (IGAP)
Dr Sushrut Jadhav
division of psychiatry, University College London
Nicola James
counsellor and Quaker chaplain (personal capacity)
Trevor Jameson
Jungian analyst, Cambridge
Karin Jarman
art therapist
Joanna Jasmine
NHS psychology service therapist
Robert Jenkins
psychotherapist (retired)
Riva Joffe
relational psychotherapist
Dr Bob Johnson
consultant psychiatrist, Isle of Wight
Michael Johnson
psychotherapist; FPC, registered UKCP, BPC
Ruth Johnston
registered member MBACP (accred.)
Dr Lynne Jones
VP BACP (personal capacity)
David Kalisch
psychotherapist, co-editor Self & Society
Dr Evangelia Karydi
counselling psychologist
Elisabeth Katis
Griselda Kellie-Smith
integrative arts psychotherapist
Louise Kemp
MBACP-accredited, UKCP
Elizabeth Kenny
MBPsS (assistant clinical psychologist), Oxleas NHS foundation trust
Dr Nichola Khan
senior lecturer in psychology, University of Brighton
Emilija Kiehl
Jungian analyst and psychotherapist
Louise King
Orly Klein
senior lecturer in psychology, University of Brighton
Erika Klemperer
psychodynamic psychotherapist, MBACP(accred.), BPC, UKRCP
Lee Knifton
co-director, Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde (personal capacity)
Tia Kuchmy
Jungian analyst IGAP, IAAP, UKCP
Andrea Lavers
Dr John Lees
senior lecturer in mental health, University of Leeds
Mary Lewis
principal adult psychotherapist, Manchester (personal capacity)
Dr Michael Lewis
philosophy, UWE
Alison Leyland
UKCP-registered psychotherapeutic counsellor
Grace Lindsay
counsellor and supervisor
Jo Loach
Maggie Lomax
accredited Gestalt psychotherapist, AVR-registered
Dr Nici Long
consultant counselling psychologist
Madeleine Loughlin
relational psychotherapist, UKCP-registered
Martin Loughna
Julian Lousada
Sissy Lykou
psychotherapist, senior lecturer, Edge Hill University
Trudi Macagnino
Ian Mc Cabe
Psy.D., AFBPsS
Dr Laura McCaig
clinical psychologist
Toireasa McCann
integrative body psychotherapist, UKCP-registered
Kirsty McGovern
MBACP (accredited) counsellor
Dr Erica McInnis
chartered clinical psychologist
Izzi McIntosh
Sue Mackay
counsellor, PmCosca
Sandra Mckeever
MBACP (accredited), UKRCP, CPSR
Davina McManus
COSCA accredited psychodynamic counsellor
Anthony McSherry
UKCP (personal capacity)
Jennifer Maidman
independent counsellor and music maker
Dr Chris Manning
MRCGP, mental health lead, College of Medicine; convener, Action for NHS Wellbeing
Laurel Marks
Kevin Martin
UKCP-registered existential psychotherapist
Linda Martin
UKCP-registered Gestalt psychotherapist
Anne-Marie Martindale
research associate, University of Liverpool
Angela Massucco
UKCP, attachment-based couples and individual psychotherapist
Andy Metcalf
IARPP and UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Beatrice Millar
person-centred counsellor/psychotherapist
Dr Michael Miller
Dr Ghazala Mir
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
Diana Mitchell
psychotherapist and mediator
Lesley Mitchell
former consultant clinical psychologist in the NHS
Dr Jan Jian Mojsa
UKCP-registered psychotherapist and supervisor; visiting fellow, Bournemouth University
Claudio Molinario
counsellor/psychotherapist, North Hertfordshire
Paul Moloney
counselling psychologist
Dr Anthony Molyneux
specialist registrar (ST4) in child and adolescent psychiatry, Sefton Specialist CAMHS
David Morgan
consultant psychotherapist, psychoanalyst
Denise Morgan-Ayrs
counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist
Stuart Morgan-Ayrs
psychoanalyst and hypnotherapist; director, Society of Holistic Therapists and Coaches
Dr Dinah Morley
personal capacity
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa
University of Manchester
Clive Perraton Mountford
Ph.D., registered MBACP (snr accred.)
Dr David Murphy
CPsychol, AFBPsS
Katherine Murphy
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Lee Murphy
manager, Life Works Psychotherapy Service
Arthur Musgrave
counsellor and supervisor, Independent Practitioners Network
Amy Nieschmidt
community mental health nurse
Dr Chrysanthi Nigianni
trainee psychotherapist, Philadelphia Association
Sally-Ann Norman
integrative counsellor and psychotherapist
Kate O’Halloran
embodied-relational therapist
Moira O’Hara
Catherine O’Leary
music therapist
Alexandra Oxley
counselling psychologist
Peggy Papada
specialist clinical psychologist, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Curtis Parker
Mem. Inst. GA, UKCP, RGN
Dr Barbara Payman
UKCP-registered psychotherapist, certified transactional analyst
Cindy Pearce
psychotherapist, UKCP-registered
Jacqueline Perrot
care coordinator, EIS, Wilson House, Manchester
Dr Tomasz Pierscionek
CT3/academic clinical fellow in psychiatry; editor, the online London Progressive Journal
Jayne Pigford
UKCP-registered Gestalt therapist
Isaac Pizer
UKCP-registered psychotherapist and supervisor
Sue Platt
PCSR member
Eileen J Pollard
Dr Rachel Pollard UKCP-registered
Chip Ponsford
Susan Pontin
registered UKCP psychotherapist
Debbie Porteous
MBACP (accred.)
Dr Tamar Posner BACP & UKCP-registered
Denis Postle
Dr Dina Poursanidou
King’s College, London
Dr Evangeline Rand
registered psychologist, Edmonton, Canada
Tim Rawcliffe
mental health service user and researcher
Lady Myfanwy Rees
Nicole S Reilly
Elizabeth Ricks
M.Ed. , Cert Couns., Dipl. Couns.
Laura Ridolfi
therapeutic arts practitioner
Flandina Rigamonti
Dr Celia Roberts
senior lecturer, Lancaster University
Chris Robertson
Gavin Robinson
Amanda Rogers
Dipl. Psych; UKCP registered; MBACP
Andy Rogers
BACP registered member
Ulrike Roloff-Standring
member of AATA
Anna Rose
UKCP retired integrative psychotherapist
Henrietta Rose
BACP (snr accred.), psychodynamic psychotherapist
Cathy Rostas
counsellor/psychotherapist, member FPC and BACP
Dr John Rowan
psychotherapist and author
Caroline Ruijterman
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Dr P Rupani
counselling psychologist
Mary Russell
MBACP (senior accred. counsellor)
Geri Russo
psychotherapist and trainer MBACP (accred.), London Therapy Centre
Mary-Jayne Rust
psychotherapist, London
Dr Joanna Ryan
Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Peter Ryan
Nicola Saunders
Cheryl Scammells
senior counsellor, Cardiff Alcohol and Drug Team / Tîm Alcohol a Chyffuriau Caerdydd
Elizabeth Scharsach
post trainee Jungian psychoanalyst at SAP
Dr Bruce Scott
psychoanalyst, psychologist, Philadelphia Association
Judy Scott
MBACP (snr practitioner) , UKCP-registered
Tricia Scott
UKCP honorary fellow
Dr Alex Scott-Samuel
senior clinical lecturer in public health, University of Liverpool
Molly Seckl
MBACP accred. counsellor, EMDR accred. practitioner
John Seex
psychotherapist, BCPC
Edna Shahaf
Jungian psychotherapist (IGAP/IAAP)
Mike Shallcross
UKCP-registered, MBACP (registered), psychotherapist and counsellor
Sue Sharples
body psychotherapist
Catherine Shea
psychotherapist, Edinburgh
Dr Helen Sheldon
consultant adult psychotherapist
Robin Shohet
Ian Simpson
consultant adult psychotherapist (NHS ret. )
Dr J Sklar
FRCPsych psychoanalyst
Clare Slaney
BACP accredited
Anne Soanes
UKCP psychotherapist
Dr Helen Spandler
reader in mental health, University of Central Lancashire
Simon Stafford-Townsend
UKCP-registered Gestalt psychotherapist
Kathrin Stauffer
Ph.D., UKCP-registered psychotherapist; chair, Chiron Association for Body Psychotherapists
Dr Edith Steffen
AFBPsS HCPC-registered counselling psychologist (personal capacity)
Bruce Stevenson
M.Sc Dip Psych
Martin Stone
Jungian analyst
Dr Carl Stonier
counsellor, psychotherapist and psychologist
Sue Stuart
integrative psychotherapist, therapeutic counsellor
Joseph Suart
psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Mary Sullivan
Dr Sarah Sutton
parent, child & adolescent psychotherapist, Understanding Children
Jan Symes
welfare manager, Alton College; UKCP-registered, MBACP (snr accred.), SRN, CQSW
Dr RL Symonds
(personal capacity)
Cinzia Taffagli
Hannah Tait
UKCP trainee child psychotherapist
Louise Tait
Patsy Taylor
retired psychotherapist
Peter Teigen
Lanka Templeman
Graeme Thomas
counsellor and psychotherapist
Dr Phil Thomas
writer and former consultant psychiatrist
Lorna Thompson
disabled activist
Graham Thomson
consultant clinical psychologist, head of community psychological therapies
Alison Tilley
UKCP-registered Gestalt psychotherapist
Carol Titley
MA, integrative psychotherapist
Ia Tollstam
MA counselling and psychotherapy, registered MBACP (accred.)
Esme Towse
psychotherapist, Manchester
Gill Tunstall
, counsellor (MBACP-registered)
Sally Turley
Phil Turner
MBACP (accred.) counsellor and psychotherapist
Senga Turner
Isobel Urquhart
psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Homerton College, University of Cambridge
Benedikte Uttenthal
psychotherapist, Scotland
Rossella Vaccaro
psychotherapist in private practice
Gabriela van den Hoven
clinical psychologist (personal capacity)
Henriette van Eck Ph.D. candidate, clinical psychology, Pacifica Graduate Inst
Dr Els van Ooijen
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Marinalva Victor
Andrew Vincent
Gulf War veteran
Dr Seb Viola
speciality doctor in psychiatry, Greenway Centre, Bristol
Ann Vodden
Katrina Voysey
Gillian Walton
BPC-registered MBACP snr accred.
Dr Anna Warm
senior clinical psychologist in NHS
Dr Catherine Warner
music therapist, programme leader, UWE
Dr Jay Watts
psychotherapist and honorary senior research fellow
Sorrel Weaver
shamanic counsellor and creative art therapist (personal capacity)
Sheila Webb
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Helen Weighell
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Paul Welcomme
DipCouns, DipRSA, BACP and Relate-registered
Dr Jo Whitehouse-Hart
lecturer, department of media and communication, Leicester University
Roxy Wilding
psychodynamic psychoanalytic therapist
Dr Antony Williams
educational and child psychologist
Nigel Williams
senior lecturer, department of health and applied social sciences, UWE
Ruth Williams
Jungian analyst/analytical psychologist, psychotherapist, supervisor
Sam Williams
Celia M Wilson
personal development facilitator and trainer
Dr Eric Windgassen
consultant psychiatrist
Dr Katja Windheim
clinical psychologist, Oxleas NHS Trust
Marion Winslow
Laura Winter
HCPC-registered counselling psychology; lecturer in counselling psychology
Pam Winter
MBACP senior accred. counsellor
Chris Wise
psychotherapist and supervisor
John Witt
psychotherapist, UKCP-registered
Dene Wittenbaker
BACP senior accred. counsellor, clinical supervisor/consultant
Bogdan Wolf
Rosy Wood-Bevan
UKCP-registered psychotherapist
Lynda Woodroffe
Carl Woolliscroft
BPC adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist (working in NHS in adult mental health services)
Jessica Woolliscroft
EMDR Europe accredited consultant, UKCP-registered and UKAHPP-accredited psychotherapist
Dr Sandy Wotton
(personal capacity as a counsellor)
Jason Wright
psychotherapist and supervisor, UKCP-registered
Stephen Wright
trainee clinical psychologist

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