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Foundation Year in the Person-Centred Approach
Course Lead: Keemar Keemar
Tutor: Keemar Keemar

Diploma/BSc(Hons) Person-Centred Psychotherapy & Counselling Course Lead: Keemar Keemar
Tutor: Keemar Keemar

Postgraduate Person-Centred Supervision
Course Lead: Colin Lago
Team to include: Colin Lago, Clare Raido

Staff Biographies

Keemar Keemar - Dip. Counselling, Dip. Supervision, Cert. Training, Cert. Mediation. MBACP(accred), UKRCP Reg. Ind.
Keemar worked in the hospitality industry before making a major career change to the field of counselling and human development.
He worked for five years in the hospice movement where he managed a Day Hospice, linked to an inpatient unit, for young adults with
terminal disease. After gaining extensive counselling experience in the voluntary sector Keemar managed a Staff Counselling Service
in the NHS which provided individual counselling, mediation and organisational training and devolpment. He now has a private practice
in Sheffield offering counselling and clinical and organisational supervision.
He is co-author of The Person-Centred Approach: A Contemporary Introduction (Palgrave, 2004).

Colin Lago
Colin Lago has worked as a therapist since qualifying in 1977. He was Director of the Counselling Service at the University of
Sheffield, U.K., from 1987 – 2003. He now works as an independent counsellor, trainer, supervisor and consultant. Trained initially
as an engineer, Colin went on to become a full time youth worker in London and a teacher in Jamaica before becoming a counselling
practitioner. He is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, an accredited counsellor and trainer and
UKRC registered practitioner. Deeply committed to transcultural concerns within psychotherapy, he has published, amongst other things,
on supervision and diversity. Further details may be found at: www.colinlago.co.uk

Supervision and Placement Co-ordinator
Alexandra Graves

External Examiner
Stephen Paul

Visiting Facilitators and Trainers

These have included:

Godfrey Barrett-Lennard, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

Carole Dale, Sheffield

Peter Jenkins, University of Central Lancashire

Dr Natalie Rogers, Saybrook University, California, USA

Pete Sanders, Llangarron

Peter Schmid

Tess Sturrock, Person-Centred Expressive Therapy Institute (Europe)

Brian Thorne, Norwich Centre & University of East Anglia

Dion Van Werde, St Camillius Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Margaret Warner, University of Chicago

Carol Wolter-Gusfaston, Lesley University, Boston