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LAURA MCCARTHY MSc (Psych), CTA, Dip., UKCP, MBACP


TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

I am a Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) which has been awarded to me by the European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA). In addition I hold a MSc. in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University and a Clinical Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counselling both awarded by Metanoia Institute.


MEMBERSHIPS
To demonstrate my competence I am a member of several organisations, each of which requires the fulfilment of particular standards of training and knowledge by its associates. I am a full clinical member of the UK Council of Psychotherapy and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am a member of the Metanoia Institute, the International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis and finally EATA.

 

In reflection of my work with child abuse survivors, I have been accepted as a member of the Ritual Abuse Information Network and Support along with Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors.


SUPERVISION

To ensure I continue to work ethically and in my clients', best interests, I am fully supervised by two Training and Supervising Transactional Analysts and a Transpersonal Supervisor specialising in dissociative identity disorder (DID).


ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

I am deeply committed to, practice and abide by the principles and ethics of EATA.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

I have been in private practice for three years and have two years’ experience in working as an Associate Counsellor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, counselling undergraduate music and dance students.

I am also a specialist mentor for undergraduate university students with mental health issues.


LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

In addition to my psychotherapy work, I have 20 years of business experience at board level within high-profile, high-pressured, corporate music companies and entertainment venues. Through my leadership experience, I have developed the skills necessary to support all kinds of people to thrive in stressful situations and the ability to successfully mentor and coach them into fulfilling their potential in both academia and business.

 

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