Avy Joseph is Director and Co-founder of CCBT and City Minds. He lectures on a number of the courses. He is a registered and accredited CBT therapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). He has an MSc in REBT from Goldsmiths College and is a board accredited member of Association of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (AREBT). He is accredited by the National Counselling Society (NCS) and is a Fellow of the National Hypnotherapy Society (HS). Avy has authored several books on CBT and REBT. He has a private practice in Central London.
Beverley Harper is a senior lecturer and student liaison officer. She has studied cognitive behavioural psychotherapies gaining a Diploma and a MSc in REBT from Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is an Accredited Registrant of the National Counselling Society (NCS). She is an Accredited Registrant of the National Counselling Society and of the National Hypnotherapy Society (HS). Additionally, she works in the corporate sector training senior managers in coaching skills. She has a private practice in Bath and Frome in Somerset and works at the Priory Hospital in Bristol where she runs a REBT based weekly Mindfulness group.
Ian Martin is a senior lecturer teaching the diploma courses. Ian retrained as a psychotherapist aged 50, following a lengthy career in theatre. He completed his MSc in REBT at Goldsmiths. He works as a REBT psychotherapist in the Therapy Department at the Priory Hospital in Roehampton. He is an Accredited Registrant of the the National Hypnotherapy Society (HS). He runs a REBT based weekly ‘Self-Acceptance Group’ at the Priory and runs a busy private practice in London.
Moya is a tutor and lecturer at CCBT. She graduated with a BSc in Nutritional Therapy from the University of Westminster where she was awarded the Nutri Prize for “Clinician of the Year” and is a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy. She is an Accredited Registrant of the National Hypnotherapy Society (HS) and an Accredited Registrant of the National Counselling Society (NCS). She has an MSc in REBT from Goldsmiths College and specialises in weight loss and the treatment of IBS. She has private practices in both the West End and North West and Central London.
Rowanne Mackie is a lecturer at CCBT . She is a graduate of the College, an Accredited Registrant of the National Counselling Society (NCS) and Member of the Association of REBT (AREBT). She is also a clinical and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist as well as an experienced coach and Mindfulness teacher (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) having trained with Bangor University. Prior to training in these fields, Rowanne enjoyed a successful career in both the public and private sectors gaining a solid background in training, mentoring and coaching. Rowanne runs a busy private practice in Central London and specialises in working with anxiety-based issues, anger management, codependency and low self-esteem.
Matt Walters is a clinical supervisor for students on our courses and an internal examiner on our diploma course. He is a graduate of our college and also has completed the primary and advanced practicum training in REBT at the Albert Ellis Institute. He is an accredited professional with the NCS and has associate membership with the International Association of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy and membership of the Association of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy. He runs his own private practice in London and runs a successful social media REBT group. He regularly hosts online REBT training events and hosts the monthly Windy Dryden Live! event. His special interest is in delivering REBT within a single session format and he specialises in working with anxiety disorders.
Marcus Bowery is a lecturer and examiner who trained with CCBT. He is a registered and accredited REBT therapist with the NCS. After graduating in Media from Southampton in 1995 he worked across national magazine titles as a writer and production editor. A second teaching degree in primary teaching enabled him to develop his interest in mental and emotional wellbeing as he taught and led initiatives in CBT and PSHE for schools in south London for 17 years. Now running a private practice full-time in Brighton & Hove, as well as lecturing for CCBT, he also runs single-session and longer-term workshops in CBT/REBT in local schools.
Nick Jones is a practicing REBT / CBT therapist based in Liverpool. He is an accredited member of the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society and the National Hypnotherapy Society. He gained his qualifications at CCBT, and as well as his private practice, he also works with young people in higher education settings. Nick’s background is in the arts and digital marketing, and trained as a therapist both for his own personal growth and the opportunity to help others achieve real and lasting change in their lives. He is experienced in helping clients with issues such as anxiety, phobias, low self-worth and assertiveness
Windy Dryden is Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London. He lectures on the Cognitive Behaviour courses at CCBT. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is a Fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. To date he has authored and edited over 160 books.
Carla is a visiting lecturer at CCBT. She first started in psychology more than fifteen years ago when she graduated with a BA in psychology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She obtained her MSc in REBT from Goldsmiths College. A qualified clinical and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, Carla now heads up the psychological clinical team in Beirut, Lebanon.