Doula Stephen Independent Celebrant North LondonA former University lecturer in Psychology, I studied Psychology and Theology graduating with a BA (Hons) and then undertook PhD research into the alleged dangers of hypnosis. After training in Hypnosis and Psychotherapy with The National College of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy (Nelson, Lancs) gaining a Certificate and Diploma with Distinction I had a counselling and hypnotherapy practice for some years working  with clients presenting a wide range of issues but with a particular interest in treating phobias, the application of Autogenic Training for positive life change and, of course, working with those facing or coming to terms with bereavement.

An ordained Minister (ULC) with an Honourary Doctor of Divinity and a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD), I continue to pursue a lifelong interest in and study of Consciousness, Spirituality and Transpersonal Psychology.

My Continuing Professional Development (CPD) includes:-

  • Spiritual Counselling (Esoteric Theological Seminary).
  • End of Life Doula training (Doulagivers international)
  • Civil Celebrancy training for family celebrations and funerals (OBOD)
  • Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance and Maintaining a Mindful Life (Monash University)