Andy Cottom: Psychotherapy and Trauma Counselling
|8th December 2021|
My professional qualifications
I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies from Westminster Pastoral Foundation, one of the foremost psychodynamic and psychoanalytic training centres in the country. In addition I trained at the Tavistock and Portman Trust on the course that their trauma unit developed for a greater understanding of the psychoanalytic approach to helping traumatised clients. I have a Certificate of Studies from the Tavistock.
In addition to my client work, I also offer training workshops aimed at familiarising other therapists with some of the issues that they might encounter when working with traumatised clients. I also work as a mentor to therapists in training.
My professional associations
I'm a registered member and Trustee of:
and adhere to their codes of ethics.
My other work
I also worked as a senior counsellor at Victim Support in Battersea, South West London, working with residents of the borough who had been affected by crime.
My particular interests
I also have considerable experience of working with people who suffer from the impact of crime and with those who have experienced the chaos of war.
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