Senior EFP/L Practitioner & Tutor
Ivan is a registered member of the BACP and Accredited with the National Counselling Society.
Ivan has been practicing as a therapist since qualifying in 2008 and has worked with a range of organisations including North Staffs Mind, Her Majesty’s Prison Service, Savana (formerly Rape Crisis), Douglas MacMillan, The Red Cross and The Dove Service.
Ivan has experience of working as a Person Centred counsellor and a psychodynamic therapist within a Therapeutic Community setting where he worked in large and small therapy groups for almost 10 years.
Ivan completed the Level 5 Diploma in EFP with LEAP in 2017 and set up a Community Interest Company delivering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to young people and adults in January 2018 at the same time as setting up in private practice full time.
Ivan continues to develop his therapy practice and has years of experience working with trauma.
Ivan is a Senior Leap Practitioner and is proud to be part of the Leap training Team.
Ivan is an experienced Clinical Supervisor and helps support other professional therapists in their work.
Ivan has completed a level 4 PTLLS qualification.
Ivan delivered training in Forensic Therapeutic Community theory and practice to HM prison staff and therapists between 2012 and 2017 along with the delivery of experiential workshops.
Ivan has delivered equine experiential workshops to other professional therapists since qualifying in EFP with Leap in 2017.
Ivan is trained in EMDR therapy and is currently training as a Breathwork Practitioner. The Breathwork practice compliments EFP as it works on energy in the body and encourages a greater expression and flow of energy which the horses respond to.