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Training helps us to develop our confidence and abilities

throughout our career


I have a real passion for training. Over the past 30 years, I have designed and facilitated many different types of training for a variety of audiences and settings. I skilfully facilitate workshops, seminars and lectures and deliver keynote speeches at conferences. I receive very positive feedback from participants, who report that they find me knowledgeable, clear, and responsive to their needs as an audience.

I have a global outlook having worked with international audiences, participants and lived in different countries. I have listed below the types of workshops and groups that I routinely deliver:

  • psycho-educational workshops (managing stress, anxiety, improving performance)

  • personal development (assertiveness, self-esteem, coping with uncertainties)

  • professional development (listening or tutoring skills for tutors and welfare staff)

  • bespoke trainings for college senior tutors at Cambridge University

  • teaching on professional trainings for therapists and university staff

  • providing culturally competent support services, working with difference and diversity

  • improving self-care and resilience

  • mental wellbeing: challenges and guidance

  • many addiction related topics (alternative to drinking, motivational interventions)

  • variety of mental health trainings


I offer a wide range of training in psychotherapy, personal and professional development, cross-cultural work, or wellbeing in organisations face-to-face or online.
If you have a particular training need in mind, please do contact me so I can create something bespoke to the needs of your organisation.
Training provided for: Cambridge University and Colleges, Westminster Briefing, Understanding ModernGov, Westminster Higher Education Forum seminar, New Gov…
Speaking at: Advance HE, UKCISA, AMOSSHE, AUCCCD (USA), The Cambridge MindEd Trust Conference, China-UK International  Symposium, BACP Research Conference, SPR European Conference, Smarten…

Teaching:  Lecturer in Counselling and group facilitator Leicester & Birmingham University Counselling courses (Certificate, Dip HE, MA)

Universities and Colleges
I was the head of the university counselling service at Cambridge University for over 7 years and worked in universities for over 20 years. I can deliver welfare, wellbeing, student mental health and counselling related trainings to students or staff in your institutions. From listening skills for tutors, managing professional boundaries, responding to sexual assault disclosures, reflective practice groups for welfare staff, or bespoke trainings for senior tutors.
I am a visiting professor at Tongji and Fudan universities in Shanghai Universities and contribute to national research in student counselling, mental health and wellbeing.

You can view a list of selected publications and talks on my research page

Training Fees:
On application

In addition, I charge travel and accommodation, where required, when working away from Cambridge.

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