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Mel Stephenson

As a BACP accredited practitioner, I specialise in working with children and young people and hold the position of clinical lead in a large high school in East London, alongside my supervision, training and consultancy practice.

 

I have a masters in counselling and psychotherapy and a further diploma in child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy and counselling supervision. I’ve been in my current post, where I am also Head of Wellbeing, for the last seven years, alongside which I’m employed by several other schools, trusts, local authorities and private organisations who wish to expand or embed existing or new mental health and wellbeing services; this consultancy role fits well alongside the clinical supervision I so love to do.

 

I offer supervision to a wide range of professionals including school-based DSL/DDSL’s and mentors as well as counsellors and psychotherapists in a variety of fields. This individual work or group facilitation is a real passion of mine and complements the clinical work I continue to do myself as service lead, with children, adolescents and families. 

 

I have a specific research interest in ACES (adverse childhood experiences), toxic stress and trauma, in particular the effects of this on the body and long-term health and wellbeing outcomes. 

You can also find me on the BACP directory

Abi Hearn

Abi is a person-centred therapist who specialises in working with the impact of trauma. 

She has vast experience working as a school-based clinician and also has experience working specifically with young people who have experienced (domestic) abuse. 

Abi uses an integrative approach to supervision at the heart of which is relationship and creativity.

Ceri Westcott

Ceri is a therapist who specialises in children and families. As an integral member of the team, she's worked closely with cases of domestic abuse and has a particular interest in interventions through play; to learn more read a published article from Ceri here. Ceri's current PHD research which explores more about the relationship between education and wellbeing fits seamlessly with the underpinning principles of MSTherapeutic.

As a supervisor, Ceri works creatively and compassionately and loves to supervise those within the counselling and psychotherapy field along with professionals working in other care capacities.

Alex Flatman

Alex brings with her a wealth of experience in the education and wellbeing sectors as a qualified teacher, leader of alternative provisions and as a practicing yoga therapist. 

Alex has specialist knowledge and training around working with Autism and carries a vast knowledge-base of ways in which to integrate body and mind towards emotional regulation in both children and adults. 

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