Our team of top-tier therapists
At The Grove, we’re attuned to your needs and our qualified team of experienced therapists are here to lend an ear and offer guidance and support. All of our top-tier therapists at The Grove adhere to the strict code of ethics and are committed to working professionally and confidentially with you. They are all fully qualified and accredited members of their professional body, such as British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or registered with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) or College of Sexual and Relationship Therapy (COSRT). They are equipped to deal with a number of issues that may be troubling you and are available to answer your counselling FAQs anytime.
Ian is a qualified and experienced psychotherapist who has been in practice for over 15 years. In addition to providing individual adult therapy, he is also a trained family, couple, child and adolescent therapist. He has been the School Counsellor at Lady Margaret’s School in London for the past six years and so has significant expertise in working with complex adolescent and family issues in both short and long term contexts.
As a counsellor, Ian has particular expertise in working with addiction and the impact of substance abuse on individuals and families. He has significant experience of working with disordered eating, all forms of abuse, compulsive behaviours, stress, grief, depression and anxiety. He is also skilled in relationship and family counselling, group facilitation and providing clinical supervision for his colleagues and other healthcare practitioners. Ian practises for The Grove in Wimpole Street. He works as a couple’s counsellor at The Grove, and also offers individual therapy, adolescent therapy, family therapy, executive coaching and supervision.
As a qualified executive coach and organisational consultant, Ian has built a reputation as an innovative and creative practitioner working across a broad portfolio of areas, particular interests and expertise include supporting CEO’s and senior managers with issues related to substance misuse and other addictive and compulsive behaviour. Additionally he has developed a reputation for coaching adolescents and supporting their parents through psychotherapy.
Over the years he has become increasingly interested in organisational dynamics and the skills required to enable individuals, leaders and teams to function more productively in both their workplaces and their lives. Ian also has a solid track record in helping turn around organisations and taking them through merger processes.
This has resulted in a powerful blend of clinical and business skills that have been well received in a wide range of organisations including the BBC, VNU Publishing, Incisive Media, the Westminster Drug Project and Lambeth Mind.
Jacqueline is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and her theoretical orientation is Jungian.
She is a Member of The Guild of Psychotherapists, where she is a Staff Psychotherapist in the psychotherapy clinic and a Member of the Confederation of Analytical Psychologists.
Jacqueline’s original background was in sales and marketing and her experience in that capacity informs her practice. She is also trained and experienced in couples counselling. Jacqueline practises for The Grove in Wimpole Street, central London and in Kingston, Surrey.
David is a psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience working with clients from wide age ranges and cultural backgrounds. He has extensive experience working with adolescents and their families and with families with children under 5. He has a BA in English Literature and further post graduate training in education, social work and psychotherapy.
He has studied with the Tavistock Institute for Human Relations, the Portman Clinic and the Institute of Family Therapy. He works privately, within the voluntary sector and the NHS with individuals, families and couples, integrating psychodynamic, psychoanalytic and systemic approaches. David also offers clinical assessments and brief therapy interventions through several employment schemes in the London area. He also practises for The Grove at our premises in Wimpole Street, central London, where he specialises in adolescent therapy as well as family counselling.
David also has over 10 years of experience as a clinical supervisor. He has designed and taught courses introducing and raising an awareness of therapeutic communication skills to professional groups including teachers and GPs. He is a member of the Institute of Family Therapy, the Association for Family Therapy, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, a registered psychotherapist with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and an affiliate member of the British Psychological Society.