Alumni gathering and Counselling Conference

It was wonderful to see our Alumni gathering for an informal dinner on Friday 14th July, followed by the Waverley annual Counselling Conference on Saturday 15th July.  This year was a record year for attendance, and our speakers provided invaluable CPD on Shattered Dreams and Chronic Grief.

“The day was not only a good chance to catch up with colleagues and former students, but also the teaching was informative and well-delivered. Waverley Abbey House is an ideal location for this kind of event.” – Donna Maddox, delegate

With thanks to our speakers

Delivering the Conference this year, we were delighted to welcome a new speaker to Waverley Abbey College, Lisa Mass, as well as a privilege to hear one of our own lecturers talk in more depth about a subject that she has extensive experience in.

Lisa Mass is a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor who has supported adults, children and families in a variety of settings, for twenty-five years and works with children, adults and families who are affected by life-threatening illness & bereavement, anxiety and depression, relationship difficulties, separation & divorce, accidents and other traumatic life events. Working for Daisy’s Dream, a Berkshire charity for nine years, Lisa provided individual and group support for bereaved children and families. She went on to set up a pre-bereavement support service and worked as a Macmillan Professional, supporting hundreds of families affected by life-threatening illness and bereavement.

Lynn Suter holds a BA (Hons) French & German; a BSc (Hons) Psychology; a MSc Occupational Psychology, and DPsych in Counselling Psychology. She is a HCPC registered psychologist as well as a BPS chartered psychologist and associate fellow. Lynn also holds the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies General Certificate in Psychotraumatology. Lynn joined the Waverley Abbey College team in 2016 as the MA C Year 1 Leader and has also worked within the NHS in a mental health care setting using Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT). Lynn is currently, the Clinical Director for Lifecentre,

We look forward to soon announcing our Counselling Conference for 2018….



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