Birgit teaches on all years of the programme, currently with an emphasis on year 2 in the training.
Birgit is an experienced counsellor, psychotherapist and trainer. She has worked with adult clients in a variety of settings, including the voluntary and charitable sector and private practice. She has also been a senior practitioner in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, counselling young people and working with the family system and schools, as well as delivering mental health training. Birgit has taught on the BACP accredited Psychodynamic Counselling Course at the Chelmsford Counselling Foundation. She is a qualified clinical supervisor and a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). She works integratively and has a special interest in mental imagery and psycho-spiritual development. Birgit is currently registered on the DPsych programme (Doctorate in Psychotherapy) at Metanoia Institute, London, researching the phenomenon of presence in the therapeutic relationship.