Education

I hold the following academic qualifications:

  • PhD in Philosophy of Social Sciences (Cardiff University - tbc 2021)

  • Master of Arts Degree and Distinction in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (University of South Wales)

  • Master of Science Degree and Distinction in Social Science Research Methods (Cardiff University)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (University of South Wales)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications (University of Tennessee, USA)

Experience

I have significant experience in the charitable, primary care and educational sectors and have worked with adults of all ages. Prior to my career in counsellor, I worked in music as an orchestral arranger, record producer, musical director and composer for film and TV. I'm originally from the US and live in Cardiff with my wife and our tireless young daughter. 

Podcast

I am the co-producer and composer of a podcast called 'Between Us: A Psychotherapy Podcast', which explores issues around therapy, self-discovery and society. 

Member Organizations

As an Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am bound to observe its code of Ethics and Practice, as well its Complaints Procedure

Teaching

In addition to my research efforts, I have delivered a number of CPD workshops on issues ranging from sexuality in therapy, existential philosophy and the effects of social media and online culture on the counselling experience.

I am also a lecturer in research methods and psychotherapy at the University of South Wales.