Gill Dawson

I am passionate about counselling and psychotherapy and love the work I do. I really enjoyed my learning journey which was all via The Link Centre and I now have a thriving part time private practice.

The rest of my time is spent with my partner, and our two dogs touring around in our motorhome. I love drawing, painting, sewing, F1, reading and researching, I have two grown up children who are both adventurous and I love following and supporting them in their travels and personal goals.

This work is very different from my previous career as a management accountant (working within the large animal veterinary sector). In truth I was always more interested in building and developing teams than I was in producing management accounts, so it came as no surprise to my friends and colleagues that I eventually decided on a career change. I have recently been involved as a skills observer and assignment marker at the Link Centre and have really enjoyed supporting students in their own learning journeys. It’s a privilege to now have this opportunity to work alongside the core tutors to assist in the delivery of the learning and to continue in supporting students to have the best learning experience.

Team Members

Mark Head

Mark Head

 PARTNER / TUTOR

MSc (TA Psychotherapy), UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, CTA(P), TSTA (P), BSc (Hons)

Geoff Hopping

Geoff Hopping

PARTNER / TUTOR

TSTA (P), MSc (TA Psych), UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist

Dr Rachel Hopping

Dr Rachel Hopping

PARTNER / TUTOR

BA (Hons), PG Dip. Int Psych, PG Dip Sup., DCPsych

Rebecca Davies

Rebecca Davies

TUTOR

Dip. TA Psych, Cert in Body Psych, Dip. Supervision, PTSTA(P), CTA(P), UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist

Suna Güven

Suna Güven

TUTOR

MSc (TA Psych), PTSTA (P) UKCP Reg Psychotherapist,  MBACP (Accred.)

Giovanni Felice Pace

Giovanni Felice Pace

TUTOR

UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, CTA (P), PTSTA (P), HCPC Reg, CPsychol, EuroPsy

Jazz Rehal

Jazz Rehal

TUTOR

MSc Psych, CTA, PTSTA (UKCP accredited)

Barbara Wattiez

Barbara Wattiez

 TUTOR

MSc (TA psych), PTSTA

Jane Tillier

Jane Tillier

TUTOR

MSc, UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, PTSTA (P),  CTA (P)

Gill Dawson

Gill Dawson

SECONDARY TUTOR

Jacqui Light

Jacqui Light

SECONDARY TUTOR

MBACP, Dip. in Therapeutic Counselling

Claire Ward

Claire Ward

SECONDARY TUTOR

MBACP, Dip Couns

Alan Wardle

Alan Wardle

SECONDARY TUTOR

Dip Couns

Lyn Hayward

Lyn Hayward

PLACEMENT OFFICER / STUDENT RECORDS /  LIBRARY MANAGER

Dip. Couns. MBACP(Accred), MNCS(Snr Accred)

Mark Widdowson

Mark Widdowson

VISITING TUTOR

PhD, MSc, ECP, TSTA(P), FHEA

Leilani Mitchell

Leilani Mitchell

ADVISOR – STRATEGY / MARKETING

Dip. Couns. CTA (P),  TSTA (P)

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