Mark trained as a clinical psychologist in Cambridge and has since worked in the NHS in Cambridge and Peterborough and has also lectured in clinical psychology at the University of East Anglia. Since qualifying in 1995 he has gained further training in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Mark has previously been the Course Director of the East Anglia CAT course and is currently an accredited CAT supervisor and Trainer and regularly lectures at the University of East Anglia and on other CAT courses around the country. He is also an external examiner for CAT courses in London, Manchester and Norwich. He is a past Chair of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy and is currently a Trustee of the organization.
Mark’s treatment approach involves tailoring the therapy to the individual needs of the client, using a broad range of interventions to help the person move forwards quickly and confidently to achieve their goals. Mark is in supervision for all of his clinical work and has also had personal therapy as part of his training. He is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT) and is registered with the government’s Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist. He practices within the codes of ethics and practice of these organisations and is involved in an ongoing programme of continuing professional development.
BA (Hons) Psychology, First Class 1990
MSc Research Methods in Psychology, Distinction 1992
MPhil (Cantab) Psychopathology 1993
ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 1995
Forensic Psychotherapy Diploma 1997 (Tavistock & Portman Clinic)
Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy 2000
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice 2007
European Certificate in Psychology (EuroPsy) 2008
Cognitive Analytic Therapy Supervisor Certificate 2010
European General Certificate in Psychotraumatology. In progress
HCPC Registered Practitioner Clinical Psychologist (membership no: PYL22273).
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Chartered Psychologist (membership no: 030328).
Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer and Member of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT).
Member of the Expert Witness Institute (EWI).
Member of the EMDR Association, United Kingdom and Ireland
Member of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Member of the UK Psychological Trauma Society
Member of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy