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    Over twenty years experience as a counsellor, working in the public, private and voluntary sectors with a rich diversity of clients and issues. Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a BACP senior accredited supervisor of individuals. Senior lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at Edge Hill University and programme lead for BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy. Formerly programme lead for the FdA and BA (Hons) degrees in Counselling at Blackburn College. External Examiner for New College Durham (2016-2021), Accrington and Rossendale College (2018 - 2020) and NESCOT (2021-2025). External Panel Member validating counselling courses for York St. John (2016), the Open University (2020) and Sheffield Hallam (2020). Honorary counsellor at Ormskirk Bereavement Service.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Research Institutes

    • Health Research Institute

    Research Centres

    • Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing
    • Sport and Mental Health Research Centre
    • Centre for Social Responsibility

    Research Groups

    • Higher Education Research Network
    • Inclusion, Diversity and Identity Research Network (Education)


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