Jeffrey Lane CV
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Psychotherapist and Counsellor
Supervisor and Trainer
I have been working as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist in private practise since June 1992, and supervising other counsellors since February 1994. I have gained extensive experience, with over 15,000 client contact hours, working both long and short term, in Counselling, Psychotherapy and as a Supervisor of other counsellors.
I am the resident counsellor at Bon Homie House in Southampton - a residential care home for physically and mentally disabled adults. I counsel both residents and staff.
I am the resident mediator at the Family Contact Centre held at The Roberts Centre in Portsmouth.
I have been involved in The Discovery Project, working with schools in Paulsgrove.
I ran an ongoing men’s therapy group from Mar 1997 to Dec 2003 and am currently writing a book entitled “Celebrating Manhood”.
I teach OCR Certificate Courses in Counselling Skills at St. Vincent College in Gosport.
I enjoy working with organisations and am a founder and tutor of The Centre for Gestalt in Organisations training programme.
Qualifications and Courses
|1977/80||BA (Hons) Degree in Psychology (Portsmouth Polytechnic)|
|1991||One year training in Psychotherapy (Spectrum)|
|1992||One year training in Counselling skills (Spectrum)|
|1993||Interventions in Clinical practice (Spectrum)|
|1994||Post Graduate Training Course in Psychotherapy (Spectrum)|
|1998||Diploma in Psychotherapy (Spectrum)|
|1999||Level A Psychometric Testing (Criterion Partnership)|
|1999||Couples Training (Spectrum)|
|2000||Certificate Course in Organisational Development and Occupational Consultancy (Whittington Hospital)|
|2001||Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision, Consultancy and Team Support (Whittington Hospital)|
|2002||Organisational Development and Consultancy (Gestalt in Organisations)|
|2003||Organisational Development and Consultancy (Gestalt in Organisations)|
|2004||Organisational Development and Consultancy (Gestalt in Organisations)|
|2004||Executive, Management and Business Coaching. (Dr. Trevor Bentley)|
- I am registered with the UKCP - United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.
- I am a Clinical member of the UPCA – University Psychotherapy & Counselling Association
- I was a founder member of Hants and Isle of Wight Family Mediators Association.
- I am a member of the BACP – British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
- I am a member of the Directory of Pink Therapists.
- I was awarded the European Certificate of Psychotherapy in 2006
Southampton Health Care Trust 1996
In 1996 for 3 months I was part time locum counsellor at Ashurst Hospital working with physically disabled clients and their families, both in hospital and in their homes.
Bon Homie House, Southampton 1996 to date.
I am the in-house counsellor at Bon Homie House, which is a residential care home for physically and mentally disabled adults. I am employed there one morning a week giving support to residents and staff.
The Family Contact Centre at The Roberts Centre in Portsmouth.
I am the in-house Mediator. My role is to support parents and to facilitate the smooth management of contact with their children.
OCR (RSA) Counselling Course
Since January 1998 I have been employed by St. Vincent College, Gosport to teach the OCR (RSA) Certificate Course in Counselling Skills and Development of Learning (120 hours duration).
With my co-tutor I run 1-2 courses per year with up to 20 students on each. Over 200 students have gone through the training so far.
The Centre for Gestalt in Organisations
I am a founder tutor of The Centre for Gestalt in Organisations training programme.
Supervising Other Counsellors
Off The Record 1993 to 1999.
Off the Record offer free counselling and befriending to people aged from 11 to 25. Off The Record counsellors are volunteers who have trained to at least RSA certificate level. I was asked to supervise 9 of their counsellors in groups of three, once per month.
Moving On 1997 to 1999
The Moving On project is a youth counselling service based in Gosport. I was approached by the project to become a supervisor to run two groups of three people per month.
Portsmouth Area Rape Crisis Service 1996 to 2004.
Mind Southampton 1994 to 1998
Personal Supervision and Support
- I have been in regular professional supervision with Rex Bradley (Former vice chair of U.K.C.P.) since January 1992
- From 1998 until 2004 I was a member of an on-going Men’s Therapy Group at Spectrum.
- I was in individual therapy with Paul Allsop (Spectrum) from April 1992 until July 2000.
On going Post Graduate Training
|1994||Post Traumatic Stress and Critical Incident Debriefing (Margaret Greaves P.N.H.P.C.)|
|1995||Training day with Stanley Keleman (Centre for Energetic Studies - California)|
|1996||Training day with Stanley Keleman (Centre for Energetic Studies - California)|
|1997||Gestalt Training – A Foundation|
|1995 to 2002||On-going Post Graduate Course training in Psychotherapy (Spectrum)|
Anger Management Work
|1996||Anger in the Therapy Room (Spectrum)|
|1997||Anger in the Therapy Room (Spectrum)|
|1998||Anger Workshop (Spectrum)|
Family Mediation / Couples Work / Relationships
|1994||Introduction to Supervision skills (Sue Esau from 'Relate')|
|1995||PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills) (Spectrum)|
|1995||Foundation training in family mediation (F.M.A. Hove)|
|1998||Working with Couples Training (Spectrum)|
|1999||Working with Transference (Spectrum)|
Sexuality & Anti–discriminatory Practise
|1996||Working Affirmatively with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual clients (Charles Neal)|
|1997||Pride & Prejudice (Charles Neal)|
|1998||Men’s Basic Sexuality Programme (Spectrum)|
|1999||Men’s Intermediate Sexuality Programme (Spectrum)|
|1999||Working Affirmatively With Lesbian, Gay and Bi-sexual Clients (Charles Neal)|
|2000||Working with Sexual Minorities (Charles Neal)|
|2000||Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Spectrum)|
|2004||Advanced Gestalt Therapy (Joseph Zinker)|
|2005||The Figure/Ground of |Meaning and Emotions (Lynne Jacobs)|
|2005||Advanced Couples Training (Joseph Zinker)|
|2005||Creative Gestalt Experimentation (Joseph Zinker)|
|2006||An Experience of Relational Gestalt (Gary Yontef)|
|2006||Creative Experimentation and Phenomenology (Joseph Zinker)|
- I am a “Partner in Art” of Havant Art Centre and support the organisation financially and by giving my time.
- I have appeared on BBC Radio Solent, Radio 4, My TV, Express FM and Wave FM several times talking about (amongst other things):
- Stress management.
- Road rage.
- Standards and competence in counselling.
- Domestic violence.
- Stress in schools.
- Well Being in the Workplace.