1987 MBChB – Dundee University Medical School

1998 PhD (Intensive Care) – Glasgow University

1998 Diploma in Shiatsu – Glasgow School of Shiatsu

2001 BAHons (1st class) in Psychology – Open University

2001 Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – South of Scotland CBT

2001 Advanced Diploma in Counselling – Napier University

2007 Focusing practitioner qualification (British Focusing Teachers’ Association)

2007 Diploma in Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Healthcare – Bangor University

2007 Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision – Derby University

2008 MSc with distinction in Psychological Research Methods – Open University

2010 Postgraduate Diploma in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness – Liverpool John Moores University

2011 European Certificate in Transpersonal Psychotherapy – EUROTAS

2012 Shamanic Practitioner qualification – Edinburgh Shamanic Centre

2012 Summer Mountain Leader Award – MLTB

2013 1st Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate – JKA

2014 Sacred art practitioner qualification (with Imelda Almquist, London)

I am accredited as a psychotherapist with EUROTAS (the European Transpersonal Association) and am a member of the BABCP (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists)