Anni Richardson MNCS Accred
Anni is an experienced and qualified Counsellor, Coach, Supervisor and Trainer, with over 20 years experience of counselling in the high profile organisational employee support environment. Previously, as Head of Service for the counselling provision for the Royal College of Nursing she has specialised in short term focused counselling techniques and counselling promotion.
Lawrence is an Accredited Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor who trained and began working in Brighton, E.Sussex. He now lives in rural West Wales where he works as senior counsellor at Aberystwyth University; a school based counsellor in a local secondary school and also lectures in counselling. He has recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People and is currently studying for his Masters. He has experience of working in a variety of practice settings and has spent many years in men's groups and is also interested in ecology and Buddhism.
Jinny Santavy MHS
Jinny graduated in 1990 in Cardiff University with a BSc (Econ) degree in Psychology/Sociology, and went on to gain two Masters Degrees – Masters in Adult Education, and Masters in Education and Training. She studied a Post-Graduate Course in Careers Guidance and then went on to work within Schools and Colleges – specialising in Special Needs – ages 14+, and Adult Guidance, before moving into Management roles. During her career, Jinny continued studies for example, C&G Teaching Basic Skills, NVQ Assessor, Certificate in Youth and Community Work, Certificate in Special Needs, and Institute Leader in Management qualifications. After taking Voluntary Redundancy from the Careers Service, Jinny re-trained via Chrysalis, achieving the Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling. Previous experience, and Voluntary work as a Listener with Samaritans gave excellent grounding for this career change. Jinny now runs her own Practice as a Qualified Hypnotherapist working with a range of clients. Through Continuous Professional Development she has achieved Diploma in Diet and Nutrition; Diploma in Hypnotic Gastric Band; Diploma in Mindfulness and is currently studying Insomnia, in order to enhance the service she provides to her clientele.