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Teaching and scholarship staff

Our teaching and scholarship staff bring an impressive breadth of knowledge and experience to their teaching.

Staff by programme

Introduction to Counselling

  • Ann Attwood
  • Bridget Townsend
  • Clive Carswell
  • Liz Martindale
  • Stephen Callus

CertHE Counselling and Counselling Skills

  • Ann Hoile
  • Ascuncion Lopez
  • Catherine Bray
  • Clive Carswell
  • Mary Burke

CertHE Psychodynamic Counselling and Organizational Dynamics

  • Ascuncion Lopez
  • Melinda Meigs

FDS Psychodynamic Counselling and CBT

  • Dawn Clark
  • Geri Russo
  • Jan Fish
  • Jaymeeta Whitfield
  • Meghana Thakar
  • Melissa Gonzalez-Dixon
  • Natasha De Meric
  • Nomazwe Hyde
  • Teresa Temme

BA Psychosocial Studies

  • Matt Oakes
  • Sharon Tugwell

MA Culture, Diaspora, Ethnicity

  • Sita Balani

MA Psychoanalytic Studies

  • Alan Bristow

MSc Education, Power and Social Change

  • Christina Howell-Richardson
  • Jan Etienne

MSc Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Ann Heyno
  • Clea McEnery West
  • David Richards
  • Geri Russo
  • Giovanna Iannaco
  • Jackie Moon
  • Jan Baker
  • Judith Woodward
  • Nicola Godwin
  • Peter Chapman
  • Rachel Gould
  • Stewart Beever

MSc Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

  • Anna Fitzgerald
  • Claudia McLoughlin
  • Laurence Kalbreier
  • Lyn French
  • Nicola Elmore
  • Nina Tebartz

Independent Research Module

  • Sita Balani (Culture, Diaspora, Ethnicity)
  • Raluca Soreanu (Psychoanalytic Studies)
  • Michael Mallaghan (Psychodynamics of Human Development)
  • Francisco Calafate-Faria (Psychosocial Studies)
  • Denise Cormack (Education, Power and Social Change)

Staff directory

Ann Heyno

  • MSc Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Anna Fitzgerald

  • Msc Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Anne Attwood

  • BSc Human Biology, Dip Psychodynamic Counselling - Adults, Birkbeck Advanced Counselling course in Organisational Dynamics, Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice,  General and Psychiatric Nurse, Member: BACP (Accredited); NMC.
  • Current work: Tutor and Academic Adviser for Birkbeck 'Introduction to Counselling' courses; Counsellor in Primary Care; External consultant to NHS forensic psychiatric nursing staff.
  • Birkbeck Distinguished Sessional Lecturer Award 2011/12.

Annie Hoile

  • RGN MSc Psychodynamic Counselling MSc Group Analysis, Group Analyst UKCP accredited.

Asuncion Lopez

  • Counselling and Counselling Skills

Bridget Townsend

  • Introduction to Counselling

Catherine Bray

  • MSc MBACP (Accredited)
  • Psychodynamic counsellor in primary care and private practice, Honorary Group Psychotherapist Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Clea McEnery-West

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Clive Carswell

  • RGN and Dip Couns from Birkbeck College, BACP and AUCC member.
  • Counsellor, Supervisor, Group Facilitator in Private Practice.

David Richards

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Derek Hook

  • Dr Derek Hook, BA (Hons) & PhD in Psychology (University of the Witwatersrand); MA in Creative Writing (Birkbeck); psychoanalytic training at the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research.
  • Research interests: Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis in applied clinical and psychosocial realms; postcolonial theory; post-apartheid South Africa.

Elizabeth Martindale

  • Dip. Education (Cambridge ), Dip. Counselling, Member BACP, manager Citizens Advice, Chair Family Support Group, Trainer, Consultant, Supervisor.

Geri Russo

  • UKCP and BACP accreditted Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Groupwork Practitioner.
  • Associate Lecturer & Course Co-ordinator, Foundation Degree in Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
  • Associate Lecturer, MSc Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • G06, 30 Russell Square
  • Tel: 07932 723 770
  • E-mail: g.russo@bbk.ac.uk

Giovanna Iannaco

  • MA Translation Studies, MSc Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Currently working in an academic setting, counselling members of staff.

Jackie Moon

  • B.Prim. Ed (UCT), MSc in Psychodynamic Counselling (Birkbeck, University of London), MBACP
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapist working in the NHS.

Jan Baker

  • Jan Baker, Dip. Psychotherapy, M.A. Psychoanalytic Studies. M.A Organizational Consultancy.
  • Tutor, MSc courses in Counselling and Psychotherapy; organizational consultant with a special interest in group relations;  supervisor and psychotherapist in private practice.

Judith Woodward

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Keith Kahn Harris

  • Honorary Research Fellow
  • Research Interests: Sociology of religion, Popular music, Jewish studies, ethnicity/race, dialogue, transgression, youth culture.

Lyn French

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Mary Burke

  • B.Soc.Studies, MSC, BACP Accredited.
  • Counsellor working in NHS primary care and in private practice.

Melinda Meigs

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Organisational Dynamics.

Natasha DeMeric

  • Foundation Degree Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive behavioural Therapy

Nicola Godwin

  • Introduction to counselling.

Nina Tebartz

  • BA (Hons), MSc Psychodynamic Counselling; Psychotherapist working in International Schools and Counselling Agency.

Rachael Gould

  • BA, MA, PGDip Psychotherapeutic Counselling (University of Sussex), PG Dip Psychoanalytic Observational Studies (Tavistock Centre), Senior Accredited Counsellor/ Psychotherapist BACP. Senior/Specialist Counsellor in Learning Disabilities.

Stephen Callus

  • BTh, Diploma of the Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy, Diploma in supervision, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, BACP member
  • In private practice as an integrally-informed psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer.

Stewart Beever

  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Susan Dunn

  • Education, Policy and Social Change