19th February 2019 

London Bridge
Belsize Park
About Me. bluesky

About Me & Education and Qualifications

Gary is a qualified adult, child and adolescent psychotherapist and counsellor with more than thirteen years' experience of working with people in an individual as well as a group setting.

Before setting up a private practice, Gary worked as Lead Facilitator, Project Manager and Education and Youth Development Officer for Teens and Toddlers, an educational charity, where he was responsible for setting up a youth organisation to support the emotional wellbeing of young adults and to help them gain work experiences amongst other places, Buckingham Palace.

Gary also worked for Kids Company, as a key worker and therapist in primary and secondary school settings in East London. During his tenure at a boy’s secondary school, he developed and ran experiential workshops to support the emotional wellbeing of the boys, teachers and parents. He has also worked as a bereavement counsellor for Grief Encounter.

Before training as a therapist, Gary worked as a chef and, combining his love of food with his therapeutic skills, Gary runs workshops in food therapy on demand.

Gary holds an MA in Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy, Dip in Sandplay Studies and a Pg. Dip in Psychosynthesis counselling. He is also a Level 3 Advanced EFT practitioner and a Reiki Master.

Gary is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and abides by their professional and ethical code of conduct.

Education and Qualifications:

Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education, London
MA in Transpersonal Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy.

Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education, London
Dip in Sandplay Studies.

AAMET, London
Advanced Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner-Level 3

NLP Excellence, London
NLP Diploma

Psychosynthesis and Education Trust/University of East London
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling,
Certificate of Attendance in ‘The Essentials of Psychosynthesis Training

Teens and Toddlers, London
Certificate of Completion in Teens and Toddlers Facilitator Training

Usui Shiko Ryoho, Reiki Master, London

Scotia Healing Organisation, Bexleyheath, London
Healing Diploma

MIND, Certificate of Achievement, MiB Befriending Volunteer Training

Greenwich Community College, London
Level 2 Certificate in Initial Counselling Skills; Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (Counselling/Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body)

Westminster College, London
City and Guilds Catering Level 706-1 and Level 706-2