Qualifications and Accreditation

Qualifications and Accreditation


Mike Berry B.Sc., Dip F., Dip Couns. MBACP UKCP AHPP PTUK IARTA

  • PQC in Counselling Children & Young People

  • Dip Supervising Integrative Counselling

  • TA trained in Psychotherapy

  • NHS trained in Counselling

  • The Minster Centre: Diploma in Integrative Supervision. 2006

  • Quality Training: Post Qualifying Certificate in Counselling Children and Adolescents. 2005

  • Training Southeast England: Advanced Transactional Analysis Course in Psychotherapy. 1999-2002

  • TA Intermediate Course satisfying Level 1 B.O.C. of the Institute of Transactional Analysis. 1991-1992

  • TA Introductory “101” course satisfying ITAA requirements. 1990

Further Education
  • Inter-Psyche, West Kent NHS & Social Care Trust Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Studies: Dip. Couns. 2003

  • London International Film School: Dip. Film & TV. 1974

  • St Andrews University: B.Sc. 1967

In Service Certificates

Most recently I have tuned my attention to the elderly and have studied:

  • Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well from Newcastle University.

  • The Many Faces of Dementia from University College London.

  • Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour from University of Birmingham.

  • End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia from  University of East Anglia


Jan 2016 - Autism Awareness Diploma


April 2016 - Mindfulness Based CBT Diploma


2013 KUF - Personality Disorder Awareness Course


2005 - achieved Ups 2 teaching classification.

2000 - achieved Threshold status as a teacher.

1994 - 2 day course in Care Management run by Kent Social Services

July 1993 - a 3 day course "Using Counselling Skills - Level 2" by KCC.

July 1993 - a 2 day course "Negotiation Skills" by KCC.

June 1993 - a 3 day course "Assertiveness" run by KCC.

May 1993 - a 3-day course "Counselling Skills Level 1" run by KCC 

I have also attended workshops in:

  • Working with Children - a Co-creative Perspective

  • Working with Epilepsy

  • Autism Awareness

  • Understanding ADHD

  • Anger Management

  • Understanding and working with OCD

  • Process Group Work

  • Love & Hate

  • Working with Depression: New thinking & Effective Interventions

  • An Insiders Guide to OCD

  • Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Introduction to Art Therapy

  • Introduction to EMDR

  • Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Neuroscience, Attachment & Trauma

  • Attachment, Trauma & Dissociation

  • Group Supervision

  • Introduction to Attachment Disorder – Master Class

  • Making Child Therapy Work

  • Working with Trauma

  • The Autism Spectrum

  • KUF Personality Disorder Awareness Course

  • Couples Counselling within a Short-term Framework

  • Embracing Children’s Spirituality

  • Psychology & Neuroscience of Children and Teenagers

  • Fear and Love in Supervision

  • Mindfulness Course

  • Mindfulnes based CBT

  • Helping Clients Deal with Depression and Anxiety

  • Compassion Focussed Therapy

Professional Membership

Mike Berry is a member of the following professional bodies:

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis www.relationalta.com.

European Association for Transactional Analysis

The United Kingdom Society for Play and Creative Art Therapies

The United Kingdom Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy