Barbara Monk-Steel

I live and work in Leicester and online. I have been working in mental health for 40 years, first as a mental health nurse and then as a lecturer, counsellor, psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor.

I have always experienced the person to person relationship as central to working with any person, either by supporting and helping another with their mental health and as a teacher, and supervisor.

I am a TSTA (P) but also have an understanding and experience of a range of models of mental health and therapeutic approaches. I believe these are needed as we humans are complex and no model contains all that is needed. TA has always been to me a framework that can hold the different ways of working needed to match the unique experience and changing needs of people as they grow and develop.

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