Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (BACP Accredited)

Core Training Team

Claire Allwood

Claire qualified in psychodynamic counselling in 2007 and worked for several years with individuals and groups in NHS secondary care psychotherapy services. She now supervises and facilitates reflective practice groups and teaches, alongside working in private practice.

Susan Blundell

Susan Blundell is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, member of the Guild of Psychotherapists, with a private practice in Tonbridge. She has experience in the NHS and charity sectors, and a first career in education. She has ten years’ experience as a seminar leader on our diploma programme. She is Head of Counselling at The Centre and a group supervisor.

Linde Horseman

Linde Horseman is a BACP accredited Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. She has experience working with adults, adolescents and children in primary and secondary schools and hospital settings. She obtained an MA in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice and she currently teaches Developmental Psychology, Foundation Counselling skills and also supervises at the Counselling Centre. She offers therapy and supervision in a private practice.

Stephen Millington

Stephen is a qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist with experience of working individually with adults in a number of settings with a private practice in Hythe in Kent. He is also a qualified psychoanalytic supervisor and a UKCP registered supervisor. Stephen completed the 4-year diploma course at WPF in 2007, and subsequently the Diploma of Proficiency in Psychoanalytic Supervision from The Guild of Psychotherapists and is registered with UKCP, and a member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC) and British Association for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision (BAPPS). His experience as a supervisor is with qualified and training counsellors and psychotherapists, individually and in groups, in private practice and in clinical and training organisations.

Inthia Stacey

Inthia has been working as a seminar leader for the Centre since early 2018. She has been in private practice since 2014 and since 2019 has co-facilitated a therapy group in a forensic psychiatric unit with the NHS.  She has been working in a counselling charity since 2009.  Inthia is a psychodynamically qualified counsellor, qualifying in 2009 with the Centre and is a psychodynamic psychotherapist and member of the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) since 2019.

Joan Wilson

Joan Wilson is a Jungian Analyst who trained at the Association of Jungian Analysts in London and is also a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist qualifying at WPF. She is a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists, UKCP and BPC. In addition to having a private practice in Kent, she supervises at The Counselling Centre and Sutton Counselling Services. In the NHS Joan is a senior psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor for the Woman’s Service that provides longer term therapy for adult survivors of sexual abuse. Joan has extensive experience of assessments and has provided workshops for this and other topics for several years.

In addition to the above core training team members, we welcome a number of visiting seminar leaders with specialisms in their subject area during the second year of the diploma. 


Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills

Linde Horseman

Linde Horseman is a BACP accredited Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. She has experience working with adults, adolescents and children in primary and secondary schools and hospital settings. She obtained an MA in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice and she currently teaches Developmental Psychology, Foundation Counselling skills and also supervises at the Counselling Centre. She offers therapy and supervision in a private practice.

Owen Thompson

Owen is a clinical psychologist, a graduate from Canterbury Christchurch University and completed his doctorate in clinical psychology in 2018. He now works as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. He has worked psychodynamically with people experiencing a range of difficulties in primary and secondary care, in individual and group formats, and has worked with staff teams. He has been involved in teaching with The Counselling Centre since 2020.