He trained initially as hypnotherapist with the
Association for Applied Hypnosis in 1982, and later at the
National College for
(NCHP) from 1996-98.
He was subsequently a tutor on NCHP
training courses in London and Oxford, for nine years (between
2000 - 2009). He was a member of the
National Register of
Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists (NRHP) from
1998-2010 and has been registered with the
Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) since 2002.
He has received training, and trained
others, in many of the key psychotherapeutic approaches,
including: psychoanalytic (Freudian), Jungian, Adlerian,
Behaviourist, Humanistic (Rogerian and Gestalt), Cognitive
(Ellis and Beck), Ericksonian hypnotherapy, and Neuro Linguistic
Programming (NLP). He draws on the insights and techniques
of all of these approaches in his own therapeutic work.
He also has an interest in psychology more broadly, particularly
in the areas of psychopathology, child development,
memory, perception, social influence and research methods. He
has taught psychology at A -Level and University Foundation
Level for over 25 years.
He practised for 20 years at the Park End Clinic
in Oxford, and now sees clients at his home at 145 Iffley Road
in Oxford, where on-street car parking is usually available.