Director, Psychodynamic Counsellor and Psychotherapist, Couple Therapist and Clinical Supervisor

Jane is the Director of the Stephenson Centre in Ipswich and the Turner Centre in Colchester and is also a practicing psychotherapist seeing individuals and couples. She has over 23 years experience managing health services and over 20 years as a practicing therapist. She opened the Turner Centre in Colchester in 2006 and the Stephenson Centre in 2020.

Having had a career in the NHS managing the community health services in Hackney, East London she undertook her first therapy training in 1998. From here she has worked as a specialist palliative care psychotherapist in a hospice setting for almost 10 years seeing individuals and families diagnosed with a terminal illness. She has facilitated bereavement groups and carers groups as well as designing and facilitating bereavement training programmes and therapy workshops. More recently she has worked in the psychotherapy department in the NHS seeing patients with severe personality disorders for long term psychotherapy and as a seminar leader and tutor on a psychodynamic counselling diploma course in Chelmsford. She worked for Essex County Council as a staff counsellor and a mediator between disputing managers and staff in the work place as well as working at three GP practices in Colchester as their practice counsellor for over 10 years. She holds a busy private practice at the Turner Centre and the Stephenson Centre seeing individuals, couples and supervising other therapists and students as well as managing the two centres.

Jane holds a masters degree (MSc) in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Post Grad Cert and Grad Cert in Family, Couple and Systemic Psychotherapy, Cert in Mediation and Cert in Supervision and is an accredited member of the BACP. She has also completed various NHS health management trainings and is now undergoing doctoral research at the University of Essex.

Fees:   Individuals £90    Couples £110

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