I am a play therapist with a background in primary school teaching. I have always been passionate about what I do and worked hard to provide safe spaces for children to experience themselves, to learn and grow. I use child-centred, holistic and integrative approaches in play therapy and for me it is a privilege to work with children in this way.
I’m a Dramatherapist and Systemic Practitioner, currently also training as a Supervisor, based in Nottingham and working in independent practice. Much of my work is with children and young people who have experienced complex trauma and are adopted, and I also work with adoptive parents, special guardians and other adults.
I am a Biodynamic Cranial Osteopath, and am currently also training as a Supervisor, based in Lewes and East Sussex. I qualified in 2004 from the British College of Osteopathy and Naturopathy and I enjoy working with babies, children and adults. I have a Masters degree in Paediatric Osteopathy and have taught at postgraduate level in the UK and Spain. In addition to practising in my natural health clinic, I volunteer my osteopathic services to a supported housing project for 16-25 year olds with complex needs.
I have been practicing as a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist integrated with Focusing, Trauma Release, Somatic Experiencing, Bodynamic, Compassionate Enquiry and Meditation for 12 years. I tutor on 2 year trainings for student practitioners. I see babies, children, adults as well as the occasional dog and now horses. I am in training to be a Supervisor with CSTD. BSc hons Psychology, BCST.
Open Ended Conversations: the nature of ISN by Monica Suswin Supervision is a very particular type of conversation In Love with Supervision: Creating Transformative Conversations (Robin & Joan Shohet, 2020. p.4) The Nature of Conversation An open approach to conversation means we may express our ideas free of perceived constraints of correct ways of thinking. We aim to listen with care to others and voice our responses and challenges too. Within the remit of supervision, the scope of conversation offers the opportunity for an open and welcoming approach to explore the thoughts… Read More
I have been in homeopathic practice for 37 years, a retired Fellow of the Society of Homeopaths. Independent supervisor for about 30 years – a teacher member of EASC. Worked in Ireland, Europe, USA and West Africa as a clinician, supervisor, teacher.
I developed an early interest and life long love of Astrology from childhood and practiced as an astrologer intermittently over the past 30 years. I have been interested in alternative healing forms most of my life. I link this in part to early losses and trauma in childhood but also to vocation and a combination of karmic and genetic/encultured inheritance.
I graduated as a homeopath in 1987. Alongside part-time practice I went to work as a manager in the housing options community from which I have recently retired.
I’ve been a practicing Registered Homeopath for the past 30 years, with Naturopathic nutritional therapy for the last 10 years. I’m based in Brighton UK, previously London, I am also a Registered Nurse, though not currently practising.
My professional life has been in human resource management, mostly in the public sector. After a variety of different roles (recruitment, staff development, occupational health, workforce planning) I decided to focus on career coaching, working with individuals at choice points in their careers which are often difficult and stressful times in their lives.