Committees, Groups and Lists

Patron

Sir Richard Bowlby
Dr Elaine Arnold
Susie Orbach

Trustees

These are people elected by Registered Members to oversee the financial and organisational fidelity of the Centre.

Jeremy Rutter – Chair
Janie Harvey-Douglas
Prue Norton
Cathy Pearman
Michael Pearman – Treasurer

The Centre is currently seeking to appoint further Trustees.

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the committee responsible for the management of The Bowlby Centre under the oversight of The Trustees. It deals with the strategy for The Centre, including financial, organisational and administrative matters, the public interface of the Centre, organisational development, and Bowlby Centre events. It approves all new initiatives within The Centre. Some of this work is carried out through the Committees and Groups who are represented on the Executive Committee, other work is delegated to individuals who report to the committee.

Members:  TBA (Chair of the Executive Committee), Lindsay Hamilton (Vice Chair), Victoria Settle (Chair Clinical Training Committee), TBA (Policy Director)  TBA hair of Membership) Serena Jenks (Chair of Referrals)
Reporting members: Reporting members: (Clinical Forum)

The Executive Committee meets monthly (normally on the first Friday of the month)

Contact: TBA.

Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee is chaired by Pat Cohen. The Committee monitors all issues related to ethics as laid out in The Bowlby Centre’s Code of Ethics and Practice. It manages complaints in line with the Complaints procedure. It is answerable directly to The Trustees as well as to the Executive. Complaints are received and managed by the Ethics Committee in accordance with The Bowlby Centre Complaints procedure. When necessary, a Complaints panel is put together.

Members: Pat Cohen (Chair), Wayne Davis, Andrew Odgers and Patrick Ryan

(The Academic Appeals Procedure is managed by the CTC).

Clinical Training Committee

The CTC is responsible for the management of the training and CPD within The Bowlby Centre. It sets the clinical standards required of Members, Training Therapists, Supervisors and Assessors. It is responsible for recruitment of students and the assessment of applications for Membership from students and from registered psychotherapists wishing to join The Bowlby Centre from other organisations. It oversees the processes for registration and for the progress of trainees, including assessment. It is responsible for managing the Clinical Training Course working closely with the Teachers Appointment Group and Curriculum Development Group. It monitors and approves the Continuing Professional Development requirements for Bowlby Centre members.
Course Tutors are members (ex-officio) of CTC.

Members: Victoria Settle (Chair and Course Tutor), Lindsay Hamilton (Course Tutor),  Jane Parkinson (Course Tutor), Debbie Zimmerman (Course Tutor), Angelina Veiga (Course Tutor), and Roxy Wilding (Convenor CPD group).

Secretary to the CTC: Yvonne Settle

Contact: Victoria Settle (Chair)

The Continuing Professional Development Group

The CTC has a group reporting to it responsible for continuing to create and develop Continuing Professional Development policy and practice. CPD group is responsible for developing policy associated with the requirements for Professional Development of The Bowlby Centre and with creating opportunities for The Centre to support and encourage members’ CPD activities. The group is experimenting with meeting via Skype and normally meets monthly at times to suit members.

Members: Eleanor Richards, Ruthie Smith, Roxy Wilding (Convenor)
Contact: Roxy Wilding

Membership Group

The membership Committee liaises with CPD, Administrative, financial sectors of the Bowlby Centre and is responsible for the Pastoral needs of the Membership. The Membership Committee Chair is answerable directly to the Executive and Membership.

Members: TBA
Contact: TBA (Chair)

Curriculum Development Group

This group holds and develops the curriculum for the 4 year Clinical Training Course ensuring that it reflects the core values of the Bowlby Centre, working with teachers’ and students’ feedback in its ongoing development of the taught course curriculum.

Members: Nicky Bainbrigge, Lindsay Hamilton (Convenor), Jennifer Rodriguez, Debbie Zimmerman
Contact: Lindsay Hamilton

Teachers Appointment Group

The Teachers Appointment Group (TAG) is a sub-group of the Executive, and is responsible for the selection, appointment, development, support and review of teaching staff for the 4 year clinical training. TAG is committed to using open, transparent and fair procedures for appointing teaching staff and to providing students with a rich, diverse and satisfying learning experience. Teachers Appointment Group works closely with Course Tutors and the Curriculum Development Group.

Members: Tori Settle (Chair) and Sonya Aleksic
Contact: Sonya Aleksic

Referrals Group

This group supports The Bowlby Centre Referrals Coordinator in processing all the assessments of individuals seeking therapy with therapists from The Centre including those providing therapy for clients in the Blues and other Dedicated Projects. It strives to provide the most suitable therapist for the individual seeking help.

Members: Serena Jenks (Referrals Chair), Dorothy Plaskett, Andrew Hill, Teresa Warr and France Couelle.

The group meets on Fridays at The Bowlby Centre.
Contact: Serena Jenks

Learning Disabilities Group

This group is working to create a shift in awareness within The Bowlby Centre concerning learning disabilities and psychotherapy. The group’s work aims to influence the curriculum and the provision of psychotherapy to people with learning disabilities and their carers. The group is operating and developing short courses in this area. It plans to publish work on attachment and learning disabilities.

Members: Emerald Davis (Convenor), Claire Harris, Mark Linington, Benjamin Marr, Eleanor Richards
Contact: Emerald Davis

The Journal Group

The Journal Group is responsible to the Executive for the production and promotion jointly with Karnacs of The Attachment Journal.

Members: Kate White (Editor), Orit Badouk Epstein (Associate Editor), Emerald Davis (Politics), Yvonne Forward (Poetry Editor), Gulcan Sutton Purser (Book Reviews), Kate Brown (Global Forum), (Managing Editor – vacancy).

Contact: Kate White

Bowlby Conference Planning Group

This group plans and arranges the annual John Bowlby Memorial Conference. It meets regularly at the Centre and decides on a theme for the conference and arranges speakers and the event.

Members:  Helene Everitt, Lindsay Hamilton and Jane Parkinson
Conference administrator: Carol Tobin
Corresponding member: Richard Bowlby

Development and Fundraising

The Centre’s fundraising and development work in the community and with front line agencies and government is led by the Trustees and Executive.  The fundraising is being co-ordinated by a fundraising specialist, Lynn Marston.  For any fundraising ideas please contact Lynn.

 

Publicity

The Publicity Co-ordinator’s role is to help organise events, advertise training and the Bowlby Centre activities. The Co-ordinator promotes attachment theory in the media and public eye and also helps with the publicity around the Attachment journal.
Members: Emerald Davis, Carol Tobin and Yvonne Settle

Website Group

This group maintains The Bowlby Centre website and The Resource.

Members: Lindsay Hamilton and Carol Tobin

Registered Members

Caroline Adewole
Gordon Alderson
Sonya Aleksic
Stephen Ashley
Orit Badouk Epstein
Nicola Bainbrigge
Rebekah Ball
Gina Barker
Sarah Benamer
Sue Berger
Christine Blake
Kate Brown
Barry Christie (on sabbatical)
Mei-Fung Chung
Pat Cohen
Helen Cordery
France Couelle
Linda Cundy
Cascia Davis
Emerald Davis
Wayne Davis
Sarah Devereux
Monica Duck
Ursula du Sauzay
Helene Everitt
Svetlana Fleming
Yvonne Forward
Cinzia Frederick
Graeme Galton
Olga Gelfman
Richard Gill
Julia Hall
Lindsay Hamilton
Claire Harris
John Henry
Tom Higgins
Andrew Hill
Hatty Hughes
Sarah Jack
Oliver James
Serena Jenks
John Joliffe
Brett Kahr
Donatella Landi
Myriam Laplanche
Bernie Laschinger
Hazel Leventhal
Susanne Levin
Mark Linington
Gregor MacAdam
Benjamin Marr
Briony Mason
Nigel McBride
Penny McMillan
Jess Michael
Bob Miller
Penny Miller
Nell Montgomery
Andrew Odgers
Caroline Parker
Jane Parkinson
Anastasia Patrikiou
Cathy Pearman
Dorothy Plaskett
Brenda Prince
Chris Purnell
Maeja Raicar
Eleanor Richards
Sue Richardson
Jenny Riddell
Jennifer Rodriguez
Patrick Ryan
Adah Sachs
Mary Scurr
Victoria Settle
Jean Shrimpton
Arlene Simmonds
Valerie Sinason
Irris Singer
Ruthie Smith
Madeleine Stack
Renee Stafford
Emma Starck
Silke Steidinger
Helen Straupmanis
Henry Strick van Linschoten
Marilyn Stuart
Gulcan Sutton Purser
Lillian Valchar
Susan Vas Dias
Angelina Veiga
Zenith Wallace
Teresa Warr
Kate White
Roxy Wilding
Judy Williams
Judy Yellin
Debbie Zimmerman

Course Tutors

Course Tutors are appointed to be the main contact with The Centre for students on the clinical training until Registration. Their role is to guide and support students through the course. They are an important link with teachers and the Teachers Appointments Group and the Curriculum Development Group and sit ex-officio on the Clinical Training Committee to manage the training and the
progress of students through the course.

Intake 2014   Debbie Zimmerman
Intake 2013   Jane Parkinson
Intake 2012   Angelina Veiga
Intake 2010   Ursula du Sauzay
Intake 2009   Lindsay Hamilton
Intake 2008   Tori Settle
Intake 2007   Tori Settle
Intake 2006   Lindsay Hamilton
Intake 2002   Lindsay Hamilton
Intake 2001   Tori Settle

Internal Training Therapists

The Centre requires that everyone on the four year Clinical Training Course is in twice weekly therapy with an approved Training Therapist. The following members have been approved as Training Therapists.

Janet Adams
Rebekah Ball
Gina Barker
Sarah Benamer
Sue Berger
Christine Blake
Pat Cohen
Linda Cundy
Richard Gill
John Henry
Tom Higgins
Hatty Hughes
Hannah Hurst
Brett Kahr
Mark Linington
Benjamin Marr
Nigel McBride
Penny Miller
Jane Parkinson
Dorothy Plaskett
Joe Schwartz
Arlene Simmonds
Helen Straupmanis
Gulcan Sutton Purser
Kate White
Roxy Wilding
Rachel Wingfield
Judy Yellin

 

The Bowlby Centre also approves Training Therapists who are not members of the Centre, but who are Registered with the CPJA of UKCP or the BPC and meet our other criteria for Training Therapists.

External Training Therapists

Charles Brown
Janice Judson
Phil Mollon
Veronica Norburn
Maya Jacobs
Gwen Williams
Jane Polden
Clare Leigh-Browne
Paul Goldreich
George Mac Pearce (Norfolk)

Internal Training Supervisors

While working as a Psychotherapist–in-Training all students are required to work with two supervisors approved by the CTC. The first supervisor is normally expected to have trained at The Bowlby Centre.

The following Members have been approved as Training supervisors:

Janet Adams
Orit Badouk Epstein
Janet Adams
Gina Barker
Sarah Benamer
Christine Blake
Pat Cohen
Linda Cundy
Emerald Davis
Svetlana Fleming
Graeme Galton
Richard Gill
Lindsay Hamilton
John Henry
Tom Higgins
Hannah Hurst
Brett Kahr
Mark Linington
Nigel McBride
Benjamin Marr
Penny Miller
Jane Parkinson
Dorothy Plaskett
Brenda Prince
Sue Richardson
Jenny Riddell
Mary Scurr
Tori Settle (post taught students only)
Ruthie Smith
Emma Starck
Helen Straupmanis
Gulcan Sutton Purser
Lillian Valcharas
Kate White
Judy Yellin

There are additional Training Supervisors whom the CTC have ratified to work with specific individual students. Applications for other supervisors are normally approved for individual students and should be made by the Course Tutor to the CTC on behalf of the individual students and potential supervisor.

External Training Supervisors

Charles Brown
George Mac Pearce
Nicola Diamond
Charlotte Wynn Parry
Ali Zarbafi

Interview Panel for Registration Interviews and APT folder discussions

There are two key assessment points in The Bowlby Centre Clinical Training:

  • The APT folder presented with the application to become a psychotherapist in training (PiT) and enter the clinical portion of the course in the third and fourth years.
  • The Registration Portfolio presented when applying for Registration as an Attachment–based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. (RAPP).

Both these processes require that applicants in conjunction with their Course Tutor select people to discuss and assess their work. Applicants are required to select one person from each of the Groups below to be their assessors.

Group A (CTC) and Group B

Group A (CTC)

Emerald Davis
Ursula Du Sauzay
Lindsay Hamilton
Jane Parkinson
Tori Settle
Angelina Veiga
Roxy Wilding
Debbie Zimmerman

Group B

Barbara Ashton
Sue Berger
Sarah Benamer
Pat Cohen
Monica Duck
Graeme Galton
John Henry
Bernie Laschinger
Mark Linington
Andrew Odgers
Helen Straupmanis
Gulcan Sutton Purser
Kate White