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Dawn Batcup

Part-Time Lecturer MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
pas01db (@gold.ac.uk)

With thirty years of experience in the NHS, Dawn has developed specialist skills to engage challenging behaviour.

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Marina Benini

Lecturer Foundation & MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
m.benini (@gold.ac.uk)

Marina is a Dance Movement Psychotherapist with children with special needs and adults with mental health conditions.

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Lynne Brown

Programe Convenor MA Counselling & Associate Lecturer BA Psychosocial Studies
L.Brown (@gold.ac.uk)

Lynne's general areas of interest are sexuality, gender, and the psychological effects of life threatening diseases.

Lee Clark

Lecturer in Practice Learning (Social Work) & Placement Co-ordinator
l.clark (@gold.ac.uk)

Lee specialises in child protection, complex family assessments and parental mental health, and court work.

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Sue Curtis

Placement Coordinator & Lecturer MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
s.curtis (@gold.ac.uk)

Sue explores ideas around movement and body mapping within the context of Ignatian spirituality and silent retreats.

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Prof. Adam Dinham

Professor of Faith & Public Policy & Co-Head of Department
a.dinham (@gold.ac.uk)

Professor of Faith and Public Policy, and co-head of department of Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

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Louise Doherty

Part-Time Lecturer MA Community Studies
l.doherty (@gold.ac.uk)

An experienced community worker, Louise concentrates on using the arts as a tool within transformational youth work.

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Graham Dowdall

Part-Time Lecturer BA & MA Communty Studies
g.dowdall (@gold.ac.uk)

Graham combines a practice as a performer, workshop leader, trainer and tutor in the field of community music.

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Tracey French

Part-Time Lecturer MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
t.french (@gold.ac.uk)

Tracey works with adolescents and families as a Registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor.

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Dr Andrea Gilroy

Emeritus Reader in Art Psychotherapy & PhD supervisor
stacs (@gold.ac.uk)

Andrea has a national and international profile as an art therapy educator and researcher.

Keith Goodman

Lecturer Social Work
K.Goodman (@gold.ac.uk)

Keith’s practice focus is with children and families as a social worker and has research interests in child protection.

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Fiona Hoo

Part-Time Lecturer MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
f.hoo (@gold.ac.uk)

Fiona focusses on working with children and young people in education settings, including autism, learning disabilities.

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Tali Lernau

Programme Convenor Certificate in Humanistic and Psychodynamic Counselling
T.Lernau (@gold.ac.uk)

Tali's areas of interest include the effects of trauma and its relation to severe mental conditions.

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Andrew Linton

Lecturer - MA Social Work Convenor
a.linton (@gold.ac.uk)

Andrew is a registered social worker, he has direct social work practice experience with both children and adults.

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Christella Lucas

Associate Lecturer MA Art Psychotherapy
c.lucas (@gold.ac.uk)

Christella is a registered and practising Art Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor, with a Diploma in Art Therapy Supervision.

Akilah Moseley

Part-Time Lecturer Social Work
a.moseley (@gold.ac.uk)

Part time lecturer and tutor on the BA Social Work Programme. Interests are Practice Skills and Development, Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership.

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Brenda Naso

Part-Time Lecturer MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
b.naso (@gold.ac.uk)

Brenda Naso is a Dance Movement Psychotherapist with an interest in embodied processes, somatic practices and trauma as a psychophysical experience.

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Helen Omand

Lecturer, MA Art Psychotherapy
h.omand (@gold.ac.uk)

Helen Omand is an HCPC registered art psychotherapist with experience working with children and adults.

Limore Racin

Part-Time Lecturer BA Psychosocial Studies
l.racine (@gold.ac.uk)

As an applied psychologist, Limore’s work focuses on mental health, culture, trauma and public health.

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Sophie Roberts

Programme Co-Convenor
s.roberts (@gold.ac.uk)

Having qualified in 2008, Sophie worked as an Art Psychotherapist within a large NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Multidisciplinary team.

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Dr Marina Rova

Lecturer, MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
m.rova (@gold.ac.uk)

Dr Marina Rova is a registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist (ADMP UK), a Lecturer on the MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy programme (Social, Therapeutic and Cultural Studies) and an interdisciplinary researcher.

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Susan Rudnik

Part-Time Lecturer MA Art Psychotherapy
s.rudnik (@gold.ac.uk)

Qualifying in 2006, Susan has worked as an Art Psychotherapist with young people in the NHS, schools and private practice.

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Dan Timariu

Lecturer / Programme Convenor BA Social Work
d.timariu (@gold.ac.uk)

Dan’s research interests include reflective practice, multi-agency working, adult learning, evaluation of impact.

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Andy Turner

Lecturer - Applied Social Studies/Community and Youth Work
aturn008 (@gold.ac.uk)

Andy has over thirty years’ experience in community and youth work as a practitioner, activist, trainer and manager.

Susan Westman

Part-Time Lecturer BA Community Studies
s.westman (@gold.ac.uk)

Susan specialises in social policy, applied social science, community development and issues of social justice.

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