Who’s who at Re-Vision
Please note, we are awaiting a few biographies for this page.
Anthea Benjamin is a UKCP registered integrative arts psychotherapist who has worked in the NHS, residential, private and community settings for over 15 years. Anthea trained at the Institute for Arts and Therapy in Education (IATE) where she has also worked since 2010 as Group Process Facilitator and trainer in diversity, among other topics. Anthea has a Diploma in Groupwork Practice from the Institute of Group Analysis where she is currently completing her training as a group analyst. She also runs groups for couples at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships. Anthea is the interpersonal group facilitator on stage 1 of the counselling diploma.
Deborah Berger is a UKCP registered psychotherapist who trained at Re-Vision. She is qualified to work with couples, as a supervisor and as a wild therapist. She is co-director of Spiral Therapy Centre which offers low cost and reasonably priced therapy to the local community and is itself a thriving community of therapists. Deborah has an ongoing interest in the complex issues of culture, heritage, difference and oppression. She is a tutor for Stages 1, 2 and 3 and a supervisor for Stages 4 and 5.
Sophie Clarke is a BACP accredited Person-centred Counsellor, with a Diploma and BA from the Metanoia Institute. She brings extensive experience of counselling adults in both an agency setting and in private practice, with a particular focus on working with complex trauma. She has a Certificate in Integrative Supervision from Re-Vision and is a stage 2 Re-Vision supervisor. She also supervises for Metanoia and in her private practice. She works as a trainer for Into the Light and ACT, two organizations offering counselling and support for survivors of sexual abuse. She is training to become a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.
Joan Crawford BA, MSc trained as a dramatherapist and is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. She has a private practice with both clients and supervisees. Her background includes broadcasting, running a fringe theatre and living in a meditation centre. She completed her psychotherapy training at Re-Vision. Her most current interest is in ecopsychology and the ways in which the wider context of planetary crisis may be impacting clients. Joan teaches the Ecopsychology module on stage 3 of the Counselling Diploma, the Mid-life module on the Psychotherapy post-diploma and the the Stage 2 Summer School on the Wounded Healer.
John Daniel is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and a member of BACP. He has been working in private practice since qualifying from the Psychosynthesis Trust in 2008 and works as both a psychotherapist with adults and a supervisor. In addition to being a trainer at Re-Vision, John is also a training supervisor at the Minster Centre and a trainer at the Psychosynthesis Trust. He has a special interest in issues of diversity in relation to gender and sexuality, as well as in ethics and working with trauma and addiction. He has been editor of the BACP Private Practice journal for 10 years.
Lynda Drinkwater is a UKCP registered Psychotherapist who trained at Re-Vision. She has a private practice, is a supervisor and has several roles at Re-Vision including: facilitating the Personal Development course; introductory events team and Transitions team; supervisor for stage 2; admin support and oversees the library. Lynda is also a supervisor for the Spiral therapy centre.
Tim Frost is a UKCP registered and BACP registered/accredited psychotherapist, currently completing my training as an integrative supervisor. He has a private practice in North London since 2011, facilitates groups for addiction recovery, teaches meditation, co-facilitates a queer dream matrix, and regularly offers workshops on story and archetype.
Juan Gonzalez is a member of the Stage One Training Team at Re-vision and he is a tutor for the weekday Stage One Foundation Year (Soul’s Journey) course. Juan is a graduate of Re-vision’s Diploma in Counselling and a graduate of the Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy. Accordingly, Juan is a registered member of the BACP and UKCP. In addition, Juan runs a private practice in London (NW2) working online and in-person.
Deborah Lyttelton is a UKCP-registered psychotherapist and supervisor who trained at Re-Vision. She works in private practice. As well as her private practice, she has experience of working as a psychotherapist in the NHS and the voluntary sector. She has extensive experience of working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence and has also worked with perpetrators. She is now a supervisor on Stages 2 & 3, having co-ordinated and supervised Re-Vision’s Low Cost Counselling Service for seven years prior to joining the training team in 2020.
Nicky Marshall is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and BACP accredited senior practitioner. She has a particular interest in relationship dynamics, our relationship with the other than human world, and the ethics of practice. She has a background in Mental Health, working with addictions and with survivors of sexual abuse in childhood. Nicky is Training Director and stage 3 co-ordinator at Re-Vision, and teaches and supervises on the counselling and psychotherapy training as well as the Couples and Supervision courses.
Claudine Maguire BSc., MA, MSc is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. She has a private practice and works for statutory organisations, including Local Authorities. Her background includes social work, working with bereaved families, training Local Authority staff in working therapeutically and developing systemic approaches in social services. She completed her psychotherapy training at Re-Vision and her Family and Systemic Psychotherapy training at the Institute of Family Therapy.
Sophia Neville is a UKCP registered and BACP accredited psychotherapist, holds a qualification in supervision and has been supervising for 10 years. She first trained in integrative counselling 20 years ago and completed her psychotherapy training at Re-Vision. A long time follower of Jung’s work and post-Jungian studies she holds regular dream workshops and has a keen interest in exploring the relationship between inner and outer ecology. Sophia is a supervisor on stage 3 of the counselling diploma and stages 4 and 5 of the psychotherapy post-diploma.
Jo-Ann Roden is a UKCP registered and BACP registered/accredited psychotherapist and an integrative supervisor. She originally studied experimental psychology and philosophy and retains an interest in the problem of dualistic thinking in theory and method. Jo trained at Re-Vision and now works as a tutor on stages 1 to 5. She has an ongoing interest in how early attachment is implicated in addiction. Jo is a study tutor on stages 2-3 of the cd and stages 4-5 of the psychotherapy post-dip. Jo teaches on and coordinates the psychotherapy post-diploma training.
Joel Simpson is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, working in private practice, and an interpersonal group facilitator and trainer at Re-Vision. He also co-facilitates the Black African and Asian Therapist Network’s Heart Hub for queer practitioners. With a background in education and non-profit sectors, and a Master’s degree in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, Joel has worked in diverse settings in Malawi and across London. Joel maintains interests in how human experiences, and individual and collective healing, may be shaped through shifting, converging identities, histories, power, and politics. As a trained civil celebrant, Joel cultivates deepening meaning-making around rites of passage, transitions and celebrations. He crafts love-centred ceremonies for end-of-life thresholds, alongside naming and couples’ rituals.
Mary Smail is both a Psychotherapist and Sesame trained Dramatherapist, working in private practice, under the name of SoulWorks UK. Mary works on the Transitions team, teaches the Loss weekend on Stage 3, and Stories of Soul Making on Stage 4. She co-authored Dramatherapy with Myth and Fairy tale – 53 healing stories, and has written several other published chapters. Outside, Re-Vision, Mary created and convenes the course Psyche and Soma which looks at the “reversed curriculum” of inner soul wisdom, secular spirituality and how this manifest into a troubled world through the healing arts.
Ian Tromp graduated from Re-Vision’s counselling training in 2008, and completed supervision training in 2019. He is a Senior Accredited member of the BACP, and has been in private practice as a counsellor since 2009, and as a supervisor since 2015. Ian has recently completed training as an accredited yoga teacher. He previously worked in a number of charities, and as a freelance writer, and has published poetry, essays, and fiction in various journals and magazines.
Jo van den Broek BA(hons), PGCE, MBA, is the Joint Business Director. With a background mainly in local government and charities, Jo trained as an English and drama teacher and has also worked in welfare rights and a bank. She is jointly responsible for the overall business direction of Re-Vision – finance, staffing, premises and promotion as well as working closely day to day with Tara and Mel, the administrators – and the Training Director.
Mark Van Gogh is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He works in private practice and as a trainer and supervisor at Re-Vision. Mark coordinates stage 2 of the counselling diploma, and teaches several stage 2 modules. Alongside Sarah Van Gogh he co-teaches all stage 1 modules, and facilitates video groups for stages 2 and 3 of the diploma. He is co-founder of a programme for men entitled The Soul of Men, and teaches courses on Jung and Psychosynthesis at City Lit.
Sarah Van Gogh has worked as a BACP accredited counsellor in private practice for many years. As well as working at Re-Vision she has been a counsellor and trainer for Survivors UK, a charity that provides support to men who have experienced sexual violation, and a supervisor for volunteer counsellors in a central London bereavement service. She read English at Cambridge University, and has worked in theatre, community health and adult education. She has written about the vital connection between the expressive arts and therapy in a number of journals. Sarah is the Stage Co-ordinator for Stage 1 of the counselling diploma at Re-Vision, and also teaches on Stages 2 and 3. She is the author of ‘Helping Male Survivors to Recover’ published in 2018 by Jessica Kingsley. She is also the co editor, with Chris Robertson, of ‘Transformation in Troubled Times. Re-Vision’s Soulful Approach to Therapeutic Work‘ published by Transpersonal Press.
Jane Weinberg LLM holds a Diploma in Integrative Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy, has a background in law and education and a particular interest in working with groups and young people. She is a UKCP registered psychotherapist with a private practice in South London and is a supervisor and trainer. Jane is an interpersonal group facilitator on stages 1 -3 of the counselling diploma. She also teaches the Difference and diversity module on stage 3.
Kate Whiting is the Joint Business Director, working with Jo van den Broek. Before joining Re-Vision Kate was a theatre producer in commercial and publicly funded sectors, managing national tours, council run services and regional theatres. Training in music at Oxford University, Kate teaches piano and sings regularly in a female acapella quartet, local chamber choirs and a band as well as performing and conducting as musical director in amateur theatrical productions.
Mary-Claire Wilson is a UKCP registered psychotherapist holding an MA in Integrative Psychotherapy. Besides working in private practice as a psychotherapist and supervisor, she’s Lecturer and Cohort Leader on the Integrative Counselling MSc at the University of East London. She’s a Professional Member of the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO) and a member of the Body Psychotherapy Network. At Re-Vision, Mary-Claire works on the Transitions team, the Difference and Diversity team, tutors video groups for Stages 2 and 3 of the Diploma, and teaches on various weekend modules for Stage 2 and 3. Her first MA was in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. She previously worked and published in the fields of creative writing and art journalism.
Fiona Start I trained as a counsellor at Re-Vision, qualifying in 2012. Since then I have worked in private practice and as a counsellor in an adoption support agency. The training and the trainers at Re-Vision are very special to me, as the values that are preached are put into practice. The training has truly equipped me to work with both wounding and complexity – vital in any service working with vulnerable and traumatised individuals
Dave Williams Dip Counselling My first calling was that of science working for Cadbury Ltd for eight years before switching to a career in the specialist area of high vacuum engineering. In 1993, looking for a fresh challenge, he formed his own High Vacuum Engineering Company. This company is now the world’s leading manufacturer of a particular piece of specialist forensic equipment. In 2000 I took some time off from the world of business and enrolled with Re-Vision to do the Counselling Diploma. I graduated in 2007.