Professor Mick Cooper, Director
Mick is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and an internationally recognised figure in his field. Mick has published extensively in the areas of humanistic, existential, relational and pluralistic therapy. Mick's main area of research interest has been school-based counselling. He is currently seconded as the National Advisor for Counselling for the Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme by the Department of Health.
Dr Joel Vos
Joel's interests and expertise focus on developing and validating new types of counselling for individuals in 'boundary situations' in their lives when they have to cope with existential uncertainties. Joel has extensive experience in the development, scientific validation and clinical application of innovative psychological interventions, trainings and instruments/questionnaires. He has worked collaboratively with institutes including NHS, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York and Twente University, Netherlands.
Dr Rosemary Rizq
Rosemary is a Chartered Psychologist, an HPC Registered Counselling Psychologist and a Senior Practitioner Member of the British Psychological Society's Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy. She is currently Principal Lecturer in Counselling Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Roehampton, where she teaches psychoanalytic theory and practice for trainees on the PsychD. Counselling Psychology programme.
Dr Tony Evans
Tony is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Principal Lecturer at Roehampton University, Researcher and Consultant. He also runs a private therapy practice in Putney, London.
As a practitioner he strives for a balance between flexibility and openness and knowledge, process and technique. For him practising from an integrative standpoint allows the voice of the client to be seen, heard, felt and worked with. He believes in a healthy balance between art and science.
Dr Catherine Gilvarry
Catherine completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Goldsmiths University, and then completed a PhD (A Family/Genetic study of the Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia) at the Institute of Psychiatry, under the supervision of Professor Sir Robin Murray. Catherine is currently a Senior Lecturer and Convener of the Psychology and Health Programme here at Roehampton.