Qualifications

Degrees

BSc (Hons.) Psychology – University of Sussex
MSc Psychotherapy – University of Brighton

Diplomas
University of Brighton – Post Graduate Diploma in Humanistic Therapeutic Counselling
Ibis Consultancy – Diploma in Relational Supervision

Courses
Couples Therapy – Heartswork
Group Work – Heartswork
Level 3 Cruse Bereavement Care Supervision – Cruse Bereavement Care
LGBTQ Basic Awareness Training
Suicide Prevention – safeTALK
Working with Self Harm and Suicide – Positive Outcomes For Dissociative Survivors (PODS)
Working with Trauma and Shame – Positive Outcomes For Dissociative Survivors (PODS)

Nicki Dowd

Nicki Dowd

B Sc (Hons) - Psychology

University of Sussex

My undergraduate degree covered all aspects of psychology. I had special interests in; developmental psychology including attachment theory; social psychology including behaviour of people in groups; clinical psychology, specifically neurobiology and psychopathology. My dissertation looked at addiction and the concept of alcohol myopia.

M Sc - Psychotherapy

University of Brighton

My Masters Degree focused on working with clients with complex issues such as mental health diagnoses and second order change. My placement was at West Sussex Mind Corner House and my dissertation looked the influence of the sibling relationship.

Post Graduate Diploma in Humanistic Therapeutic Counselling

University of Brighton

This was my introduction to becoming a counsellor and psychotherapist and forms the foundation for my professional values and approach.

Diploma in Relational Supervision

Ibis Consultancy

Having completed my Level 3 Supervision training with Cruse Bereavement Care I decided to gain more expertise in this area equipping myself better to supervise a wider range of supervisees with a wider range of clients.

Accredited Associations