Please find here a list of Anna Freud Centre recognised DIT Supervisors: Please note that all supervisors are required to complete annual CPD to retain their accreditation with the AFC.
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- Deborah Abrahams
Deborah Abrahams is the Programme Director of DIT at the Anna Freud Centre and an experienced DIT trainer, supervisor and practitioner.
She has been involved with the development of DIT since 2012, including the recent 20 Day DIT model making DIT accessible to clinicians without a psychodynamic background. Deborah is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the BPC, BPF , HCPC and BPS in the UK.
She has a background of working in the NHS for over 16 years including in IAPT and psychodynamic psychotherapy services. She is the co-author of A Clinical Guide to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (Routledge: 2021) which includes a chapter on DIT; she has written articles on DIT for the Journal of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and the BACP Journal.
Deborah has a private practice in NW3 London where she sees patients for psychoanalytic, psychodynamic and brief psychotherapy as well as offering supervision. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Agnes Bassaly
Agnes Bassaly is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist working within Richmond Wellbeing Service (IAPT) and in private practice in Richmond, Surrey.
Agnes is an experienced DIT therapist, couple therapist and EMDR therapist. She has 10+ years of experience supervising therapists offering brief psychodynamic therapy in Primary Care, NHS.
- Phillip Birch
Phillip Birch is a psychodynamic psychotherapist, DIT therapist and supervisor, working at the South West London & St George’s NHS Trust and in private practice. Phillip is currently a DIT supervisor in training and undertaking the DIT in Complex Care training.
Phillip was involved in the organisation and development of DIT trainings since 2010, as part of the Tavistock Clinic’s ‘Psychological Therapies Development Unit’. He also works as an experiential tutor on the Tavistock’s D10 course, ‘Consulting and Leading in Organisations, Psychodynamic and Systemic Approaches’. He is particularly interested in the development of DIT in secondary care and in groups.
- Julianne Boutaleb
Mob: 07908 404 337
Julianne Boutaleb CPsychol AFBPsS is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, and since 2018, Clinical Director of Parenthood In Mind, a specialist perinatal psychology practice. Until she left the NHS in 2015, she was a Clinical Lead for High Intensity Therapies in Newham Talking Therapies.
Previously Julianne has held posts as Clinical Lead for the Psychodynamic/DIT modality within the service and from 2003 to 2009 was Lead Psychologist for Sure Start Psychology services in Newham, a community based psychology service for parents and parents-to-be.
Julianne has specialist training in Couple Work, Parent-Infant Psychotherapy and Perinatal Psychology and has offered training placements to clinical and counselling psychologists in these specialist areas for over 10 years. In addition, she has taught on child and community psychology modules on both counselling and clinical psychology courses in UEL and University of Essex.
Julianne works primarily in private practice offering therapy, supervision, consultation and training both in the corporate sector and the NHS in DIT, attachment and perinatal psychology.
- Anna Bravesmith
Anna is a fully approved DIT supervisor and trainer with long and varied experience, now living and working in Edinburgh.
Anna was DIT accredited in 2011 and provided DIT, mainly in NHS for many years, in London in Brent IAPT; she now supervises and practises DIT privately.
Anna has a specialism in supervision, having published papers and lectured on the subject, and holds the SAP Supervision Diploma. She also provided training and programme managed the Diploma/MA qualifying psychodynamic supervisors at WPF therapy for 6 years.
Anna is a Jungian analyst and member of the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) and was the Training Clinical Coordinator at SAP. All levels are welcome: practitioners working towards accreditation, those already accredited and experienced in DIT, and supervisors needing supervision of supervision. Supervision may be provided locally in Edinburgh or on Zoom for those in other parts of UK.
- Carol Burtt
Carol Burtt is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and qualified DIT practitioner. Currently, she is a clinical team leader within the Lewisham IAPT service and has over 20 years' experience working in the NHS.
Carol is an accredited DIT supervisor and trainer, welcoming individuals needing supervision during their 5-day DIT training and DIT Supervisor training.
- Gillian Century
Gillian Century is a doctor and counsellor with many years' experience within different clinical settings in the NHS. She has been working as a BACP registered psychodynamic counsellor and supervisor for over 18 years. She is an accredited DIT practitioner and supervisor and until recently led the counselling and DIT provision in Enfield IAPT.
She additionally has a private practice in North London, N14, and welcomes enquiries from individuals or groups needing DIT supervision during training or as qualified practitioners.
- Dawn Clark
- Dawn is a qualified DIT Practitioner and DIT Supervisor. She has 16 years experience in the NHS in a broad range of settings.She currently works with adults with severe and enduring mental illness and personality disorder, as a Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor within Oxfor Health NHS Psychological Therapies. Dawn also has experience of providing therapy to primary school children and adolescents.Dawn is keen to maintain her pluralistic interests.As well as DIT, her core therapy modalities are Psychodynamic, CBT and Integrative and she continues to develop her training and experience of the Jungian position. Dawn also has therapy teaching and lecturing experience. She otherwise is in private practice in London and South Bucks.
- Jeremy Clarke
Jeremy Clarke is one of the originators of the DIT project as the Research Lead for the Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS.
Jeremy was one of the DIT therapists in the first RCT and is currently part of a team in Newham, East London developing a pilot for applying DIT to more complex patients at Step 4. He was National Professional Adviser to the IAPT programme in its first phase 2008-2013, and an expert advisor to the 2009 NICE Depression guideline and currently also the Depression guideline due in 2017. Jeremy led the 2nd National Audit of NHS Psychological Therapy Services for the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a Research Fellow at LSE and a Trustee at Albany Trust.
Currently, Jeremy supervises groups of DIT therapists in South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, and other IAPT teams in London. He delivers the existing DIT training and is part of the advisory group developing the next stage development of DIT training for national roll-out as part of the 5-Year Forward View. He runs the annual New Savoy Partnership conferences. He has worked in a range of NHS, University and voluntary sector settings as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist over the past 20 years.
Jeremy holds qualifications in counselling, psychotherapy and supervision from Albany Trust, the Lincoln Clinic and SAP (Society for Analytical Psychology). He was made a Fellow of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2009 and awarded the CBE for contributions to mental health in 2012.
- Geralyn Collins
Geralyn Collins BSc MA(Couns) is a BPC-registered Psychotherapy member of the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP), working mostly in private practice in West Berkshire.
Geralyn trained in supervision with both the SAP (diploma) and the (then) British Association of Psychotherapists. She is a senior DIT supervisor, having been a Clinical Associate (teaching and supervising in DIT) for the Tavistock and the Anna Freud Centre since DIT began.
Geralyn currently supervises Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy within several NHS Trusts. She has worked alongside an IAPT service, and as a GP-practice counsellor (before IAPT) in three southern counties. She has over 25 years’ experience of providing both open-ended and time-limited therapy, in NHS settings, private practice, and further education. She has worked as a training supervisor for 10 years for Reading University counselling training placements in the NHS, and also as a tutor in Psychodynamic Studies at Oxford University.
- Elaine Curran
Elaine Curran is a HCPC registered practitioner psychologist. She trained as a conselling psychologist (MACP) and clinical psychologist (D.Psych.SC.) and is a registered member of the Psychologial Society of Ireland (PSI). Elaine worked in a primary care/IAPT service in London for 12 years before relocating to Ireland in 2021. She works as a DIT training supervisor with the Anna Freud Centre alongside clinical work in private practice.
- Herman Daniels
Herman Daniels is a clinical psychologist, a psychodynamic psychotherapist and a qualified psychodynamic supervisor.
Herman has a long clinical experience, working within the psychiatric care in Stockholm and specialising in working with identity, sexuality and relationship problems.
Herman is currently a lecturer at the Department of Psychology at Stockholm University and has a private practice in Stockholm. He is an accredited DIT practitioner, DIT supervisor and DIT trainer and is engaged in a network introducing DIT in Sweden.
- Maxine Dennis
Maxine Dennis is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Adult Psychotherapist based in the Adult Department of the Tavistock Clinic. She has extensive experience working clinically within the NHS (both in individual and group psychotherapy) and as Head of a primary care service.
Maxine is involved in the teaching, training and supervision of psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors and lectures at Essex and Surrey Universities on the DClinPsy courses.
Maxine has a longstanding interest in brief therapies and is both a DIT supervisor and an IPT trainer and supervisor.
- Sally Doyle
Sally Doyle is a BACP senior accredited psychodynamic counsellor. She has worked in the NHS for eighteen years. Currently holding the post of Lead Counsellor/Deputy Clinical lead with Harrow Talking Therapies.
Sally has extensive experience in offering long and short term therapy and supervision, individually or group. She has also worked in private practice for more than twenty years.
Sally is an accredited DIT practitioner and DIT supervisor and offers DIT supervision either face to face from her practice in Richmond or by phone or zoom.
- Angela Douglas
Angela Douglas is a consultant psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and group analyst and is currently head of the specialist psychotherapy service for Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust in the North East of England.
Angela is an experienced psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer and is actively encouraging the development of Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy within the North East.
- Neelam Dosanjh
Neelam Dosanjh has over 25 years of NHS experience mainly working in the London Borough of Newham. This includes leading and managing psychological teams and services in Primary Care. She became a DIT supervisor in 2012 and has taught on the DIT programme since.
Neelam's service in Newham was part of the initial DIT Pilot RCT. She has a particular interest in psychoanalytic theory which underpins her clinical practice, supervision, organisational consultancy and as a consultant on group relations conferences.
Neelam also completed the Tavistock Masters in Consultation and the Organisation: Psychoanalytic Approaches. She is also an IPT supervisor and has done the advanced MBT course. She now works in independent practice.
- Judith Felman
Judith Felman trained as a Clinical Psychologist abroad and as an Adult Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic and in January 2009 became a member of the British and International Psychoanalytic Associations.
Judith is a qualified DIT therapist, supervisor and trainer and a Visiting Lecturer at the Tavistock Clinic. She has presented papers on DIT both in the UK and abroad - in Israel, Canada and at the 49th IPA Psychoanalytic Congress in Boston in 2015.
Judith has many years' experience working in the NHS at consultant level. In her last job at Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEH), she was the Psychological Therapies Lead for the Enfield Complex Care Team. She retired from BEH in 2015 and has been in private practice since, as well as continuing with her teaching and training activities at the Tavistock.
In addition to English, Judith also offers therapy and superivision in Spanish and Hebrew, face-to-face or over Zoom.
- Katja Fischer
Katja Fischer is a BACP senior accredited psychotherapist with 10+ years of experience working within the NHS, both in IAPT as well as Secondary Care Services. She is also a Director of a not-for-profit counselling agency, Bedford Community Counselling, overseeing student placements as well as clinical work. Katja is an experienced accredited DIT therapist and supervisor and welcomes colleagues needing supervision during their DIT training.
In addition to English, Katja offers German DIT supervision
- Christina Fitzgerald
Christina Fitzgerald is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the HPCP and BPS. Christina has 20 years experience in the NHS in both primary and secondary care NHS settings and currently works as Clinical Lead for IAPT in Mersey Care. Christina also works for NHS England as the North West Coast Clinical Network, Clinical Lead for IAPT.
She holds a diploma in Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Supervision from the West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy and has many years' experience of supervising psychological practitioners both individually and in groups. She is interested in short term psychodynamic psychotherapy and holds a small clinical caseload where she offers DIT in an IAPT setting. Christina is an accredited DIT Practitioner and Supervisor.
- Steph Fryer
Steph Fryer works privately as a Psychodynamic Psychoterapist and Clinical Psychologist in the Midlands. Previously Steph worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust. Her roles included Clinical Lead for IAPT services, as well as co-ordinating the provision and delivery of DIT across the Coventry/Warwickshire PT.
Steph is psychodynamically trained (eligible for UKCP accreditation as a psychodynamic psychotherapist) and has had a long-term interest in short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy. She has also worked in secondary care adult mental health services and has an interest in using TFP in her work with people with borderline presentations.
Steph has many years experience of supervising Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatrists. She currently uses DIT in her private practice and offers DIT supervision to a variety of practitioners and supervisors.
- Tamara Gelman
Tamara Gelman is a Clinical Psychologist working in Primary Care in Islington, London. Tamara trained as a Clinical Psychologist in South Africa and has a longstanding interest in applying psychodynamic theory and practice in public health settings and in brief psychodynamic therapies.
Tamara participated in the initial DIT pilot study in Tower Hamlets and has been a DIT supervisor since early 2010. Tamara is also a DIT trainer.
- Jane Gibbons
Dr Jane Gibbons is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist working in Primary Care in Tower Hamlets East London, and is Honorary Clinical Tutor at the University of East London.
Jane has a longstanding interest in applying psychodynamic theory to brief work within a Primary Care setting and was one of the therapists involved in piloting the DIT model within The Tower Hamlets Primary Care Service.
- Ophra Gilead
Ophra Gilead is a qualified psychodynamic therapist, clinical supervisor and couples therapist. She is an accredited DIT practitioner and DIT supervisor. Her experience includes the WPF in-house DIT supervisor and co-ordinator and 25 years’ experience as a therapist and supervisor within the NHS and the private sector.
Ophra is a senior accredited infertility counsellor, supervisor and assessor for BICA and supervises counselling students at the CPPD.
Ophra is offering therapy and supervision at her North London practice during week days and evenings.
- Diana Gutkind (supervisor in training)
Diana Gutkind is an experienced psychodynamic psychotherapist (BPC registered) and clinical supervisor who has been working in both private practice and in primary care in the NHS (currently in Newham IAPT, East London).
Diana holds a Masters in Psychoanalytic Studies from Roehampton University. She has a particular interest in the provision of brief dynamic therapies within the public sector and has supervised trainee psychotherapists/counsellors in community-based charities.
Diana has taught on psychotherapy trainings, including at The Society of Analytical Psychology, WPF Therapy and Highgate Counselling Centre. She is a BPC accredited DIT practitioner and is offering supervision at a reduced rate for DIT trainees whilst on her DIT supervisor training.
Diana can also provide supervision for DIT trainees employed in NHS services free of charge.
- Kate Howard
Kate is an experienced psychodynamic counsellor and psychotherapist (BACP accredited). She holds a Masters in Psychodynamic Counselling from Birkbeck College, University of London (1999).
Kate is a BPC accredited DIT practitioner and has worked as clinical lead in DIT in the Derbyshire Healthcare IAPT service (Talking Mental Health Derbyshire) from 2014 - 2022. Kate also works in private practice and has had experience in various public sector and charity organisations. She has a particular interest in the application of her psychodynamic training to time limited work in these different settings.
Whilst completing her DIT supervisor training, Kate can offer supervision in DIT at a reduced rate for DIT trainees/practitioners and free of charge for DIT trainees employed in NHS services.
- Anders Jacobsson
Anders Jacobsson is a senior clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst. He is a qualified psychodynamic supervisor with experience of supervising over the internet.
Anders has a long clinical experience working with psychodynamic psychotherapy with adults and adolsescents. He has been a psychotherapist and lecturer at the Erica Foundation and is currently in private practice.
Anders is an accredited DIT practitioner and DIT supervisor and is engaged in a network introducing DIT in Sweden.
- Anne Jennings
Anne Jennings is a Psychoanalyst and a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist working in private practice. She is also trained in dynamic interpersonal therapy. She worked for several years as clinical lead of an NHS secondary care psychodynamic psychotherapy service.
She has supervised many trainees on placement and provided consultations to IAPT colleagues interested in working with more complex clinical presentations. She supervises on the 5-day and 20-day DIT training programmes. She supports the current development of DIT for complex care.
- Lisa Kaye
Mob: 07464 990411
Lisa is an accredited DIT Practitioner, DIT Supervisor, EMDR Therapist and BACP Accredited counsellor. She has 17 years of experience working in the third sector and nine years leading an IAPT counselling team. Lisa held clinical management roles before her current role of CEO at the Well Women Centre. She also runs a private practice offering counselling, EMDR and clinical supervision services.
Lisa offers DIT therapy in private practice and provides supervision to DIT trainees and qualified DIT practitioners in person or remotely by telephone or video platform.
- Alessandra Lemma
Alessandra Lemma MA, MPhil (Cantab), DClin Psych., is a Visiting Professor in the Psychoanalysis Unit at University College London, and Visiting Professor of Psychological Therapies at Essex University. Between 2008 and 2016 she was the Collaboration Lead for joint projects between the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and the Anna Freud Centre.
Originally trained with the British Association of Psychotherapists (BAP) as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Alessandra then went on to train as a psychoanalyst and is now a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society.
- Venetia Leonidaki (supervisor in training)
Venetia [BSc(Hons), MSc, MA, DClin Psych, PGDiP CBT, Reg HCPC, BPC, BABCP] is the consultant clinical psychologist at the NHS National Problem Gambling Clinic. She also engages in clinical work and supervision in private practice.
Up to recently Venetia was leading clinically the Relational Therapies pathway in Newham IAPT, offering specialist supervision and training and promoting the integration of a relational perspective in therapy within the service. In addition to being accredited as a DIT practitioner, she has completed specialist training in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and couple therapy for depression (Tavistock model).
Venetia has previously completed an MA in Pschoanalytic Studies at the Tavistock clinic. She has published research on clients' experiences of DIT. She is offering competitive fees to DIT supervisees while being trained as a DIT supervisor.
- Judy Lindsey-Clark
Since her initial training with a WPF associate, Judy Lindsey-Clark has accumulated nearly 20 years experience as a psychodynamic counsellor, including of NHS staff. Until recently she worked for Dorset Healthcare as counselling lead for the IAPT service in Southampton, where she managed a team of 15 and had a caseload of DIT patients.
As well as her work in the NHS, Judy has managed a third sector psychodynamic counselling service for adults and currently supervises psychodynamic counsellors, as well as DIT 5-day and 20-day trainees and qualified DIT therapists.
In addition, an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies at the Tavistock has helped Judy pursue her interests in organisational dynamics, as part of the application of psychoanalytic ideas to cultural, social and political life. Judy is a BPC accredited DIT practitioner and DIT approved supervisor.
- Cate Lyon
Cate Lyon is a qualified and experienced psychodynamic supervisor and DIT supervisor. Cate has provided brief psychodynamic therapy within NHS Primary Care for many years and now leads the Counselling Service clinical supervision within her IAPT Service.
Cate has substantial experience in supervising multi-model groups. She is an experienced training supervisor for postgraduate psychotherapy trainings and supervises counsellors working in schools and in pastoral/faith contexts.
Cate teaches and trains extensively and has a particular interest in working at depth within a brief model. She has a private clinical and supervision practice and welcomes individuals or groups needing DIT Supervision during training or as qualified practitioners. Supervision is conducted in Chiswick W4 or West Kensington W14.
- Lucy Marks
Lucy Marks is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and jointly heads the Tower Hamlets Primary Care Psychology and Counselling Service. She was involved in the initial pilot of DIT in Tower Hamlets and the current DIT RCT.
- Gaynor Maxwell-Scott
Gaynor Maxwell-Scott is a BPC accredited DIT Practitioner and Supervisor, she is a UKCP registered (psychoanalytic section) group analyst and an experienced psychodynamic and psychoanalytic supervisor. With an independent practice she offers DIT and DIT supervision in Monmouth and online or via telephone throughout the UK.
Gaynor is an experienced NHS manager and trainer and has worked with a number of Universities. For over ten years she was employed in the NHS as principal psychotherapist in a forensic PD service and in Oxford Health Psychological Services. Previously she was DIT lead in Oxfordshire IAPT.
With over 25 years of clinical experience, Gaynor has worked with adults, adolescents and families with a wide range of presenting difficulties and from diverse backgrounds. Supervision is offered to practitioners who are working towards DIT accreditation or trainee supervisors who need supervision of supervision as well as practitioners and supervisors seeking ongoing supervision. www.monmouthpsychotherapy.co.uk
- Anne McKay
Anne McKay is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist (Tavistock, BPC). She is employed as Principal Adult Psychotherapist in the Southwark PCMHT, and Principal Parent-infant Psychotherapist for SLAM, based at the Maudsley Hospital.
She has experience in primary care psychology; forensic psychotherapy, short-term psychodynamic therapy in NHS and community settings, and has completed the Tavistock Masters in Consultation and the Organisation: Psychoanalytic Approaches. She was part of the DIT pilot study in 2009, the RCT in 2014-6, and an experienced DIT trainer and supervisor.
She has experience of practicing and supervising DIT therapy in perinatal, primary care and IAPT settings.
- Janet Miller
Janet Miller has 33 years’ counselling experience in private practice, offering both short- and long-term work, and for the past 20 years in the NHS. She currently holds the roles of Senior Counsellor in Hillingdon Talking Therapies Service (IAPT) and of Co-Director of Communicare Counselling Service, a community-based counselling service in Uxbridge Middlesex established for 38 years.
Janet has been an accredited DIT practitioner since 2014 and an accredited DIT supervisor since 2020. She offers DIT supervision either face-to-face in Uxbridge or by telephone.
- Claire Morgan
Claire Morgan is a BPS Chartered and HPC Registered Counselling Psychologist. She sought a clinical training which had a strong emphasis on psychodynamic approaches and has continued developing her interest in this field since qualifying in 2003.
Claire has worked within the NHS since 2002 in Adult Mental Health settings, and also in the NHS and forensic settings prior to this throughout her training. She is Clinical Lead for the Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service (IAPT) Dartford, Gravesend and Swanley, and offers individual and group therapy alongside her Clinical Lead role.
Claire also works collaboratively with forensic services and delivers the IAPT programme in a local prison. She provides supervision within the NHS and in private practice in both individual and group format to qualified and trainee practitioners. She has completed her DIT training and is keen to see it progress and develop across NHS services.
Claire has a particular interest in attachment and teaches regularly at the University of West London (UWL), on the MSc Health Psychology programme, where she looks at the effects of bereavement and loss, from a psychodynamic perspective, on health. She also teaches Assessment and Formulation on the wpf Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling programme in Kent.
- Eoghan Naughton
Eoghan Naughton. MPhil, D. Psych. Chartered psychologist with BPs and registered with HCPC. He has experience of working as a clinician and supervisor in primary and secondary NHS care.
Currently working in NHS secondary care. Previous visiting lecturer to City University.
- Julie Paddock
Julie is a qualified DIT Practitioner and DIT Supervisor and currently works in the NHS IAPT in Dorset as a DIT Practitioner and DIT Supervisor. She has 17 years' experience of working in the NHS, has worked for Universities and charitable organisations.
Julie also has a private practice as a therapist and supervisor. Julie has found the DIT model to be a useful application of brief therapy and is keen to see the development of dynamic therapies within the NHS.
- Mark Porter
Mark Porter is a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor who works in the NHS in the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service, offering short term therapy interventions including DIT.
Mark studied at Surrey and Roehampton Universities, where he completed an MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy orientated toward psychodynamic practice rooted in European philosophical traditions. He has experience providing long term therapy in addition to his time limited NHS work.
Mark is keen to support the development of DIT in primary care in order that substantive psychodynamic treatment is made available as widely as possible. He is happy to discuss individual or group supervision.
- Steve Race
Steve is a BPC accredited DIT Practitioner and Supervisor, Jungian Analytic Supervisor and a BACP registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist (a graduate of Oxford University) with over ten years combined experience wowrking in the NHS, third sector and Higher Education.
Steve is currently the Welfare and Wellbeing Lead at the University of Sheffield; he also facilitates a reflective practice group for the Universities Clinical Psychology Unit. Prior to his current role Steve managed the Leeds IAPT Counselling Service and developed several successful Primary Care based mental health services across the city.
Steve offers DIT in private practice and provides supervision to DIT trainees and post-qualified DIT Practitioners across the UK and overseas via telephone and current one-one online video-calling platforms.
- Poul Rohleder
Poul Rohleder is a chartered clinical psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and an accredited DIT practitioner. He has over 15 years experience of clinical work in a public health setting and in private practice. He has many years' experince as an academic and teaching clinical psychology and psychodynamic psychotherapy and counselling trainees.
He has a private practice in Marylebone, central London. He is a member of the board of the British Psychoanalytic Council, and a member of the advisory group on gender and sexual diversity within psychoanalysis.
He supervises practitioners in DIT, as well as psychodynamic psychotherapy.
- Collin Ralph
Dr Colin Ralph DPsych MPhil was a psychotherapist-member of the psychodynamic team of the East London NHS Foundation Trust prior to taking up the post of Clinic Director at the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP).
Colin trained in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy at Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF), prior to completing analytic training at the SAP.
Colin is a member of the Council of the Inner City Centre (a London-wide network of analytically-trained psychotherapists).
Colin is clinical supervisor to the DIT team of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, a BPC-Accredited DIT practitioner and DIT supervisor.
- Amra Rao
Dr Amra S Rao is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and is trained in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy.
Amra has an extensive experience in delivering, developing and leading psychological therapies and working with complex systems. She leads Professional Practice Development in a NHS Foundation Trust.
Amra has worked in a wide variety of educational, clinical and organizational settings in the UK and overseas. She is also trained in organizational consultancy. She holds a keen interest in working with diversity and difference and developing people. Her supervision and consultancy approach pays particular attention to the dynamic and systemic influences arising from the interplay of clinical, familial, socio-cultural and other life contexts.
- Brian Rock
Brian Rock is a consultant clinical psychologist at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust. He is now the Director of Education & Training/Dean of Postgraduate Studies after being the service lead for the City & Hackney Primary Care Psychotherapy Consultation Service.
Brian is also a psychoanalyst with the British Psychoanalytical Society.
- Jane Rosoman
Jane Rosoman is a registered DIT Practitioner and qualified DIT Supervisor. She is an accredited Psychotherapeutic counsellor with UKCP. Until recently she was the lead of a counselling team within a London IAPT Service and supported the development of several DIT practitioners.
Jane's experience within the NHS includes developing teams and individuals to provide effective brief therapy in primary care and she has an interest in palliative care as well as perinatal work and systemic therapy.
Jane is an experienced teacher and clinical supervisor, with links to several University Courses in psychotherapy and counselling psychology. She welcomes practitioners at every level including those new to psychodynamic thinking and DIT and offers group supervision as well as individual sessions.
- Wendy Saint
Wendy Saint is a UKCP registered Adult Psychotherapist who has worked for 20 years in the NHS in primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.
Wendy is currently a clinical lead in an IAPT and Primary Care Psychological Therapies service within Pennine Care Foundation Trust in the North West.
Wendy is an experienced Psychotherapist and Supervisor, provides DIT and then DIT supervision since 2014.
- Shole Salehi
Shole Salehi is a qualified DIT therapist since 2015 and a supervisor. She has many years' experience working with NHS mental health services, charity and community organisations as well as in private practice.
Shole is trained as a psychodynamic counsellor and an integrative psychotherapist. She is also trained as an EMDR practitioner. She is an accredited member of UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), accredited member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) accredited Dynamic Interpersonal Therapist (DIT).
In addition to English, Shole also offers therapy in Farsi face-to-face or over Skype/Team.
Given that Shole is a DIT trainee supervisor, supervision is offered at a reduced rate.
- Melani Sampson
Melani Sampson is a senior therapist in South West London and St. George's IAPT Services. She also has an established private practice.
Melani has substantial experience of working as a DIT supervisor in Primary and Secondary Care. She has played a major role in developing Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy within the IAPT services she is working. As part of her CPD, she has taken a keen interest in Mindfulness and Self Compassion practices. She is a Mindfulness trainer and is running courses at NHS.
Continually upgrading her skills as a clinician and supervisor through attending seminars and courses on the development of psychotherapy eg in neurobiological approaches to therapy, the polyvagal theory informed therapy and attachment/neuroscientific based approaches. Menali's clinical and supervision approach pay particular attention to these evolving knowledge in psychotherapy whilst remaining focus on the DIT model. Her interest is in the training leading to professional and personal development of therapists who are to attain DIT accreditation or those who are already at practitioner level.
Melanie would be happy to discuss individual or group supervision. Face to face will be held in her Consulting rooms near London Victoria and London Bridge stations, or in South London area.
Melani also offers supervision by telephone/ Skype. In addition to English, Melani also offers supervision and therapy in French.
- Hope Samuel
Hope Samuel is a clinical psychologist, BPC registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist and DIT therapist and supervisor. She worked for many years in the NHS in secondary mental health services and now works in private practice as a psychotherapist and supervisor. She has supervised DIT trainees based in the NHS and both the private and voluntary sector.
- Mog Scott-Stewart
Mog Scott-Stewart is a Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist who has trained with the Federation of Independent Psychotherapists (FiP UKCP), and also trained as a Cognitive Analytic Psychotherapist (ACAT) and as a DIT Practitioner. She was employed as a supervisor and trainer at the South Kensington and Chelsea Psychology and Psychotherapy Department in Nightingale Place, which is part of the Dentral and North West London NHS Trust for ten years. She now has a private practice in Clapham, South London and offers private supervision in DIT and CAT.
- Matthew Simpson
Tel: 01524 550552
Matthew Simpson is a senior counsellor (BACP accredited) supervisor and accredited DIT therapist within an NHS IAPT service in North Lancashire. He is currently working toward DIT supervisor accreditation.
Matthew has worked in different NHS clinical settings from community, in-patient and forensic services. He welcomes enquiries from individuals and particularly those training in the DIT model but also groups requiring DIT supervision.
Given that Matthew is working toward DIT supervisor accreditation, supervision is offered at a reduced rate.
- Mary Target
Mary Target PhD is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, and is a part-time Professor of Psychoanalysis at UCL. She was Professional Director of the Anna Freud Centre, London, 2003-13. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, and holds an associate clinical professorship at Yale University (New Haven, CT).
Mary is Joint Series Editor of the Karnac Series in Psychoanalysis, and of the Yale Series on Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis.
Mary teaches and supervises UCL students on Masters programmes, and has a full complement of PhD students, currently working in the areas of social and emotional development and maltreatment in childhood, disorganization of attachment in childhood, attachment and personality disorder in adulthood, qualitative studies of patients understanding of their problems and treatment, and psychoanalytic conceptualisation of homosexuality.
- Richard Taylor
Dr Richard Taylor is Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy. Richard is trained in individual and group psychodynamic psychotherapy. He is a trainer and supervisor in Interpersonal Psychotherapy with IPT-UK and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy with the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Richard is also a national trainer and supervisor in Mentalisation Based Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorders at the Anna Freud Centre and with MBT Scotland.
Currently he is a part of a multi-disciplinary research group in NHS Lothian, looking at the effects of offering brief interventions for patients attending in crisis at front door psychiatric services. Richard is currently working with UCL to research aspects of embodied mentalising.
- Christine Vickers
Christine Vickers is a DIT supervisor in training and will be providing supervision online from Bendigo, a regional city in Central Victoria, Australia - about 130km north of Melbourne. She is a member of the Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists, a constituent member of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australasia and a member of the Australian Association of Group Psychotherapists.
Christine is the Editorial Chair of the Australasian Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Christine has significant clinical experience in the public hospital sector, particularly in the field of infant-parent relationships. She worked in a government funded counselling organisation in Melbourne for 13 years supervising staff and students, as well as carrying a clinical caseload in psychoanalytically orientated work with couple and individual adults.
She designed and ran the Couple Psychotherapy course, Couple States of Mind, which was offered at Clinical Masters level the University of Melbourne from 1999-2005. Since moving to the country, she continues to supervise in long-term psychotherapy and couple therapy from her private practice, working mostly online. Christine is also a writer and historian publishing in the field of clinical psychoanalysis and the history of psychoanalysis.
Christine originally completed her DIT training remotely in 2012-13 after travelling to the UK for the initial training. She has shadowed two trainings: the first in the UK and the second in Australia in 2016. She has also attended DIT CC training. She is interested in thinking about how DIT could be utilised by clinicians within the current Australian Public Health Insurance System, thus providing a psychoanalytic option. Christine is delighted by the opportunity to work with the DIT group at the Anna Freud Centre in this capacity.
- Catriona Walker
She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including NHS CAMHs and Adult services, in a specialist NHS psychotherapy service and in private practice. She is a UKCP registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist and has a particular interest in brief therapies, NHS psychotherapy and early trauma.
She is an experiences manager of psychotherapy and psychological therapy services and supervisor holding a diploma in supervision from WMIP/WPF. She is a tutor and training committee member for the South TrentPsychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training. She is also the regional coordinator for DIT in the Midlands and East NHS region, tutor for the 20-day DIT programme and supervisor for the 5-day, 20-day and accredited DIT practitioners.
- Ben Watson
Ben Watson is a psychodynamic psychotherapist and currently works as Deputy Clinical Lead at Community Living Well (CNWL - Kensington and Chelsea IAPT). Ben Watson delivers DIT and brief-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy and he has a particular interest in the provision of brief dynamic therapies and the provision of reflective practice to teams in NHS settings and organisations. Within the service he supervises staff from a number of clinical backgrounds and is able to offer supervision in a number of specific IAPT additional training modalities. Ben trained as a psychodynamic psychotherapist at WPF.
- Beni Woolmer
Beni Woolmer is a psychoanalytically trained psychotherapist (BPF/BCP) and has worked and supervised in a variety of NHS, public and private sector settings over the last 30 years.
Beni worked as a senior social worker in a day centre and in-patient service at King’s College Hospital, then Psychotherapist at London University College. She retired in August 2012 from 21 years Psychotherapy working mainly with adolescents, in two Surrey CAMHS, based at St Peter’s and Ashford Hospitals. She ran a multi-disciplinary supervision group throughout this time.
Beni has retired (July 2013) from her work as a Consultant Psychotherapist in an NHS primary care team, supervising all psychodynamic staff, and where she had responsibility for the organisation and supervision of psychodynamic placements within the team for trainees from Roehampton and Guildford Universities. She continues to supervise privately and to work with Surrey Children’s Services with parents who have adopted extremely distressed and attachment-disordered children.
- Linda Young
Linda Young is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalyst and Adult Psychotherapist. She has over 25 years’ clinical, training and supervisory experience in the NHS and currently works in the Adolescent and Adult Directorate of the Tavistock Clinic.
Linda's areas of interest include working with adolescents and young adults, trauma, and brief interventions. As well as leading related clinical services and training programmes at the Tavistock she is the head of a four session very brief intervention service, is also trained in IPT and is a DIT supervisor.