Berne Staff The Berne Staffing Team Director and Principal Trainer: Adrienne Lee BA MPracNLP TSTA(P) Adrienne Lee is Director of The Berne Institute. She is accredited by the European and International TA Associations as a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst, the highest qualification awarded by these organisations. She is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Adrienne is a Founder Member and past Chair of the UK’s Institute of Transactional Analysis, and is past President of the European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA). In 2010 she was awarded the EATA Gold Medal, presented for ‘outstanding services to TA in Europe’. She was the recipient of the ITAA Muriel James Living Principles Award in Berlin, 2017, and the UKATA medal in 2018. Adrienne enjoys giving keynote speeches and workshops internationally and doing what she can to inspire the growth and development of TA, especially focussing on how each person can fulfil their unique potential personally and professionally and be connected to the larger community we share. She is a vibrant story teller and has always identified herself as an educator rather than a writer. She is dedicated to co-creating learning with her students with passion, authenticity and excellence. Below is a video of Adrienne Lee talking with C Suriyaprakash (Trustee and Secretary of SAATA). Adrienne Lee discusses the importance of process work. She also talks about her interest in homonomy. For more videos, click here. Honorary Director: Ian Stewart BA(Oxon) PhD MPracNLP TSTA(P) Ian is accredited by ITAA/EATA as a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst. He is also a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Ian is co-author of TA Today (Lifespace, 2nd ed., 2012), the world-standard basic text on TA, and of Personality Adaptations (Lifespace, 2002). He has contributed books on TA to three widely-read series published by Sage Publications: TA Counselling in Action (4th ed., 2013), Eric Berne (1992) and Developing TA Counselling (1996). In 1998, Ian was awarded the EATA Gold Medal “for outstanding services to TA in Europe”. He has been a practising TA psychotherapist for over 30 years, and has presented TA trainings nationally and internationally. Academic Tutor and Supervisor: John Heath BSc, M Ed, AFBPsS, TSTA John is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst with additional training in body-orientated approaches to therapy. He is also a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and worked as an Educational Psychologist before training in TA. He began working as a TA psychotherapist more that 25 years ago and for 12 years was a therapist in an NHS pain management clinic. He has a private psychotherapy and supervision practice based in Penrith on the borders of the english Lake District. He also works internationally and contributes regularly to two TA training programmes in Romania. He has held office in both the Professional Practices and Ethics committees of UKATA (formerly ITA) and was President of the International TA Association (ITAA) from 2010 to 2015. He has received the Service Award medal from ITAA. Associate Director and Trainer: Mark Widdowson MSc (TA Psych) PhD ECP GradDipCouns FHEA TSTA(P) Mark is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst and UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, and holds the European Certificate in Psychotherapy. He is also qualified in integrative counselling and is a COSCA accredited diploma trainer. Mark is an international expert for the Training Accreditation Council of the European Association for Psychotherapy. He is the author of Transactional Analysis: 100 Key Points and Techniques, published by Routledge. In 2014 Mark was awarded the EATA Silver Medal, in recognition of his contributions to, and support of, research on TA. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the University of Salford and is the Academic Registrar for The Berne Institute. Academic Tutor and Supervisor: Frances Townsend MSc (TA Psych) CertCouns PGDip (Supervision) CertEMDR TSTA(P) Frances is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. She incorporates mindfulness into her practice as a core concept alongside TA. Previously she worked as a volunteer in a youth counselling agency and for Women’s Aid, managing refuges for women and children escaping domestic violence. Since 1995 she has built a thriving private practice in Northamptonshire where she sees individuals, couples and groups for therapy and is also a counsellor in NHS Primary Care. Frances runs individual and group supervision sessions and offers training and workshops on personal development, counselling and psychotherapy topics. Academic Tutor and Supervisor: Enid Welford CTA(P) TSTA(P) Enid Welford worked for many years with other professionals as a mental health specialist working with clients who break the law largely because of mental health difficulties. She found TA a very effective tool in helping them resolve their difficulties, and enjoyed working with a team of other professionals. She has for some time researched and experimented with the interface between TA and Family Systems, and has written three articles on this subject, two of which she co-authored with Jane McQuillin. Two of these articles were published in the Transactional Analysis Journal. Enid is based in Manchester where she runs her clinical and supervision practice, and is a peripatetic trainer. Along with TA and Family Systems, she integrates Emotional Freedom Technique into her clinical work. Trainer and Supervisor: Giles Barrow TSTA(E) Giles Barrow is a teacher, trainer, educator with experience in schools, adult and community education and TA training and supervision. He has written numerous articles and books on educational themes including relational aspects of teaching and learning, school culture and leadership, adolescence, script and learning and educational theory and philosophy. In addition to and combined with his professional educational work, Giles also runs a small farm in rural Suffolk, which is the base for teaching and learning amongst children, young people and adults. Trainer and Supervisor: Mo Felton Msc(TA Psych). CTA(P) TSTA(P) Mo trained originally with Relate Marriage Guidance and has worked for 35 years with families, children and young people in care. She is a consultant to a care home and a residential school where she provides assessment, training and supervision for staff teams. Mo has developed an integrative tool for TA “The Identity Matrix” which has been published in The Transactional Analyst and as a chapter on TA in Restorative Theory in Practice edited by Belinda Hopkins and published by Jessica Kingsley. She also runs a busy psychotherapy training and supervision practice in Polesworth, Tamworth. Trainer and Supervisor: Anne de Graaf TSTA(O) Drs. Anne de Graaf is CTA and TSTA in the TA field of Management & Organisational Development. He is co-author of the successful TA book ‘Einstein and the Art of Sailing’ and co-editor of the comprehensive TA textbook ‘Into TA’. He published several articles in the TAJ. Anne is general director, trainer and supervisor at the TA academy in the Netherlands and teaches TA in countries all over Europe. Trainer: Trudi Newton TSTA(E) Trudi Newton is an Educational TSTA working internationally to facilitate radical approaches to learning and community development. She enjoys running professional development workshops in South Africa, Portugal and the UK, promoting supervision as a resource and means of co-created learning and. Co-author/editor of TA-based books for educators, her most recent book (with Hilary Cochrane) is Supervision and Coaching: growth and learning in professional practice. She received the Muriel James Living Principles Award from ITAA in 2011, and in 2017 was awarded the EATA Gold Medal in recognition of her work in developing the educational field of TA. Trainer: Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P) Ales is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy). He is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and has his private psychotherapy and supervision practice in London, UK (Marylebone and Mayfair). Ales also has experience working within the NHS primary health care service, where he practiced as an individual and group therapist. He is a member of UKCP, EATA, ITAA, and UKATA. In a clinical setting, Ales specialises in the areas of developmental trauma, personality disorders, issues of identity and the sense of self, and eating disorders. He is also interested group and intergroup dynamics, cultural identity and impacts of diversity in clinical settings, groups, and societies. Cholena Mountain CTA(P) PTSTA(P) MSc(Psych) Quality Assurance and Diploma Exam Coordinator Cholena is CTA(P) and PTSTA(P) and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. She has led research and training for staff on the Personality Disorder Offender (OPD) Pathway. The national training is known as ‘KUF’ – The Knowledge & Understanding Framework for Personality Disorder ranged from awareness level to MSc. The work was funded by Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) and NHS England. She also both coordinates examinations and examines at The Berne Institute. She runs a private psychotherapy and supervision practice in Earl Shilton, Leicester. Office Manager, Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Trainer: Annette Terry MSc(TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P) Annette is The Berne Institute’s Office Manager. She is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) and UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, with a private psychotherapy and supervision practice in Loughborough, Leicestershire. She works creatively to bring TA into everyday life as part of The Berne’s Adult Education Programme – ‘Living TA’. Finance Manager: Diane Hooper Quality Assurance: Lis Wilks BA Dunelm Lis has many years experience of university management within an academic registry setting and a student support setting. She is trained in project management and mediation. Her role as Quality Assurance Manager involves ensuring compliance with Higher Education and advanced psychotherapy training requirements and regulations. Quality Assurance: Nicky James PhD CTA, MSc(Psych) MA Nicky is a Certified Transactional Analyst and also holds a PhD in medical sociology. She has worked extensively in the NHS as a nurse (RGN) and in universities. She shares responsibility for keeping The Berne Institutes practices and processes in line with those required for both academic rigour (Middlesex University) and the UKCP . Administrator: Helen Wilkins Helen has an essential administration role at The Berne Institute. She is the primary contact with both students and applicants. She is also responsible for coordinating with all Berne staff.