IFS UK directory

This directory provides the contact details of practitioners who have completed the various levels of IFS training in the UK.

Disclaimer: This directory is provided as a public service for anyone interested in Internal Family Systems therapy. IFS Training UK confirms that the practitioners on this list have completed the stated training level(s) with their organisation; asides from this, all the information in this directory has been provided by the individual practitioners themselves. IFS Training UK do not certify the ability of the people who take its courses, nor do we supervise their work or have any knowledge of their experience or training beyond the completion of the training levels listed below. By using this directory, you agree that IFS Training UK shall have no liability for the actions of the practitioner you choose or the effectiveness of any treatment you may receive.

IFS Practitioner Training levels completed Location Contact details
Tutor - Reza Ahmad
Reza Ahmad
1 Bristol and online More details
Tutor - Vallie Beagle
Vallie Beagle
1 Burgess Hill and Steyning More details
Tutor - Margarethe Beckett
Margarethe Beckett
1 & 2 Birmingham More details
Tutor - Paula Biles
Paula Biles
1, 2 & 3 London W1 and Winchester More details
Tutor - Toni Buffham
Toni Buffham
1 Wiltshire (Calne & Chippenham) More details
Tutor - Sarah Burns
Sarah Burns
1 & 2 Bristol More details
Tutor - Liz Calvert
Liz Calvert
1, 2 & 3 York More details
Tutor - John Coatman
John Coatman
1, 2 & 3 Sheffield More details
Tutor - Ruth Culver
Ruth Culver
1 St Albans and online More details
Tutor - Camilo Gallardo
Camilo Gallardo
1 London and online More details
Tutor - Annzella Gregg
Annzella Gregg
1, 2 & 3 Swansea More details
Tutor - Matthew Harwood
Matthew Harwood
1, 2 & 3 Bath, Bristol More details
Tutor - Jane Hawkes
Jane Hawkes
1, 2 & 3 Rutland More details
Tutor - Fran Hubbard
Fran Hubbard
1 & 2 North Manchester and online More details
Tutor - Olivia Lester
Olivia Lester
1, 2 & 3 Sheffield More details
Tutor - Gill Lyon
Gill Lyon
1 & 2 Brighton More details
Tutor - Liz Martins
Liz Martins
1, 2 & 3 Bath More details
Tutor - Andreas Michael
Andreas Michael
1, 2 & 3 London (central) More details
Tutor - Dawn Miller
Dawn Miller
1 & 2 Bristol and online More details
Tutor - Emma Redfern
Emma Redfern
1, 2 & 3 Exeter and online More details
Tutor - Belinda Rydings
Belinda Rydings
1, 2 & 3 Teddington and online More details
Tutor - Shane Scott
Shane Scott
1, 2 & 3 Plymouth and online More details
Tutor - Sue Smith
Sue Smith
1, 2 & 3 Preston More details
Tutor - Krissy Tingle
Krissy Tingle
1, 2 & 3 Preston More details
Tutor - Sarah Tomley
Sarah Tomley
1 Ipswich More details
Tutor - Sarah J. Wilson
Sarah J. Wilson
1, 2 & 3 Bristol and online More details

Reza Ahmad

Level 1

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Phone: 07550 013989

Website: http://www.withinwellbeing.co.uk/

Reza is a Gestalt psychotherapist whose primary approach is now IFS. He is passionate about supporting people to access the qualities and capacities of their core Self so they can harmonise their inner life and fulfil their unique potential. He specialises in exploring how parts and Self are expressed as embodied experience. Reza works with individuals and couples.

Vallie Beagle

Level 1

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Phone: 0044 7941 378 097

Website: https://www.breakthroughtalk.co.uk

People tend to make contact with me because they are looking for more than traditional talking therapy. I am delighted to be able to offer IFS as a wonderful alternative. For further information, please visit www.Breakthroughtalk.co.uk.

Margarethe Beckett

Level 2

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Phone: 0772 404 1024

Website: http://mindmybody.co.uk

Psychotherapist, BACP-accredited

Margarethe is passionate about engaging with the highs and lows, the questions and difficulties of those who come to see her in her practice.

Paula Biles

Level 3

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Phone: 07979 794955

Paula Biles, MCIL, PGCE, MA, BA.

Certified IFS Therapist, Certified Advanced Sensorimotor Psychotherapist.

Accred UKCP Reg, MBACP Reg, PG Dip Supervision.

Toni Buffham

Level 1

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Phone: 07790 093382

Website: http://www.tonibuffhamcounselling.co.uk

Toni Buffham, Counsellor, MBACP (Accred).

Toni provides a safe and compassionate environment, allowing the therapeutic relationship to flourish. By enabling her clients to connect and gain understanding of their vulnerable parts that may have been forgotten, obscured or denied, the journey to self-healing can begin.

Sarah Burns

Level 2

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Phone: 07400 688639

Website: http://www.sarahburnscreativetherapy.co.uk

Sarah is a counsellor and Dramatherapist working in private practice in Bristol. She has worked with trauma and abuse, addictions, bereavement and loss and with young people. As a creative practitioner, Sarah is excited to combine creativity with IFS. She has assisted on IFS Level 1 training.

Liz Calvert

Level 3

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Phone: 07544 556428

Liz is a psychotherapist with specialist knowledge in the areas of addiction, attachment disorders, trauma and loss. She has a private practice in York, England, and works with clients nationally and internationally using the internet, FaceTime and telephone. She is a programme assistant on IFS training courses and delivers IFS Introductory Workshops as well as offering private consultations.

John Coatman

Level 3

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Phone: 07944 191380

Website: http://www.johncoatman.co.uk/

John loves the IFS model, knowing that it provides a wonderful, safe vehicle for meeting the parts of us that cause us distress and for the healing that wants to happen naturally, given the right conditions.

He works to assist people to inhabit and fully express the Self that we essentially are, and to foster the relationship between Self and our Parts on the journey towards healing and wholeness.

John has been a Zen practitioner since 2011 and this informs his practice.

Ruth Culver

Level 1

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Phone: 07808 722 841

Website: http://www.calmheart.co.uk

Ruth is an integrative therapist, working with adults and teens, specialising in anxiety, depression and relational trauma. Originally trained in hypnotherapy, she finds IFS deeper, gentler and more self-empowering. She also offers workshops in London and nationally using ‘Internal Constellations’: a fusion of IFS with IoPT/Trauma Constellations, underpinned by resilience and attachment theory.

Camilo Gallardo

Level 1

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Phone: 07732 683180

Website: http://www.ifstherapy.org

Camilo Gallardo, IAAP and UKCP, is a psychotherapist trained as a Jungian analyst.

Annzella Gregg

Level 3

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Phone: 07834 709224

Website: http://www.annzellagreggpsychotherapy.com

Psychotherapist and counsellor, accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists.

Find out more about me here: www.annzellagreggpsychotherapy.com


Matthew Harwood

Level 3

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Phone: 0117 932 9204

Website: http://www.matthewharwood.co.uk

Matthew is a Jungian Analyst based in Bath, having trained at the CG Jung Institute in Zürich. He is passionate about IFS – experiencing it as a powerful tool for uncovering, and healing, the underlying problems buried deep within the unconscious. Please email or phone for information about IFS consultations or longer term psychotherapy.

Jane Hawkes

Level 3

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Phone: 07801 419081

BSc MSc CTA UKCP registered psychotherapist

Form the best relationship with your internal world through IFS, a profoundly holistic and spiritual therapy. Jane has over 25 years’ successful experience as a humanistic psychotherapist, working with individuals, couples and groups, and really values the potential to create harmony and healing through IFS.

Fran Hubbard

Level 2

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Phone: 07957 208135

Website: https://www.theanswerswithin.me

Within ourselves we hold great power, wisdom and healing, together with many of the answers we seek. Fran’s offering is to help you access all of this and begin to know it for yourself. She works sensitively and intuitively with your own uniqueness and individuality, coming from a place of compassion and honouring all your parts.

Olivia Lester

Level 3

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Phone: 07842 849285

Olivia trained in the Internal Family Systems method in 2011 and has been working with it ever since. She finds IFS to be a safe and gentle method that allows clients to work at their own pace with appreciation and respect for their inner system. Olivia offers IFS sessions to individuals and teaches the IFS Introductory Workshops.

Gill Lyon

Level 2

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Phone: 07970 690386

Website: http://www.gilllyoncreativetherapy.com

My approach to therapy is collaborative, respectful and non-pathologising. Clients often find me because of my combined experience in Dramatherapy and Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy.

Memberships
HCPC registration number AS02251
British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth)
HEA Fellow

Liz Martins

Level 3

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Phone: 07977 932066

Website: http://www.lizmartinscounselling.co.uk

Liz has a private practice near Bath, England, working with adults, many of whom have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, or attachment disruptions. As well as being a Certified IFS Therapist, Liz is a Certified Advanced Sensorimotor Psychotherapist and an Accredited EMDR practitioner. She is a qualified supervisor and offers this online. Liz works as a Programme Assistant on IFS trainings and offers Introductory Workshops. See her website for more info.

Andreas Michael

Level 3

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Phone: 07429 247940

Website: http://www.selfledyou.co.uk/

Your only life-long coach, therapist and mentor is you. Andreas is an IFS practitioner with a humble and empowering approach, based in central London. He’s deeply committed to developing each individual’s capacity to lead themselves compassionately throughout their lives, regardless of their past or present. Book a free consultation today to find out more.

Dawn Miller

Level 2

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Phone: 07941 171025

Dawn is an HCPC Dramatherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor.

She is a senior lecturer at Roehampton University on the MA Dramatherapy training and runs a private practice in Bristol and online. She is a programme assistant on IFS training courses and is passionate about IFS and finding creative ways to promote healing.

Emma Redfern

Level 3

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Phone: 07970 893778

Website: http://www.emmaredfern.co.uk

Emma Redfern is a skilled therapist experienced in facilitating clients as they enter and transform their inner worlds – enabling a reduction in suffering, greater presence, availability and choice in their outside world and relationships.

Belinda Rydings

Level 3

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Phone: 07957 380050

Website: http://www.clearspacecoaching.co.uk

A psychologist with over 10 years’ experience, Belinda specialises in personal and professional development, coaching, trauma therapy and attachment issues.

Face to face sessions available in Teddington or via video conferencing.

Masters in Coaching Psychology, MBPsS; Sensorimotor Therapy (level 2).

Shane Scott

Level 3

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Phone: 01752 227054

Website: http://www.snow-tree-creative-therapy.co.uk

Shane is a Certified IFS Therapist who has been working primarily in private practice since 1999. He has worked therapeutically in the drug and alcohol field and has assisted on IFS trainings in the UK and Ireland. He offers therapy and IFS consultancy/supervision in person and online. As well as being a Certified IFS Therapist, Shane is an approved IFS Consultant/Supervisor.

Sue Smith

Level 3

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Phone: 07985 092387

Website: http://tinglesmith.co.uk

Sue is a psychotherapist with an empathic and gentle approach and a deep appreciation of the uniqueness of every individual. She offers therapy to adults, children and young people, working on a wide range of issues. She assists at IFS training courses in the UK and runs IFS Introductory Workshops.

Krissy Tingle

Level 3

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Phone: 07817 984466

Website: http://tinglesmith.co.uk

Krissy is a psychotherapist who is passionate about providing a therapeutic environment that fosters freedom of expression and growth. She has developed a supportive, flexible and effective way of working with clients to connect with and transform their core issues and concerns. Krissy works as a programme assistant on IFS training in the UK and runs IFS Introductory Workshops.

Sarah Tomley

Level 1

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Phone: 01473 381412

Website: https://www.insightcounsellingipswich.com

Sarah is a UKCP Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor based in Suffolk, UK. Having formerly worked for mental health organisations including MIND, The Cogwheel Trust and Cruse Bereavement Care, she now has a private practice specialising in anxiety and depression. Sarah is the author of several books, including ‘What Would Freud Do?’ (Cassell & Co, 2017).

Sarah J. Wilson

Level 3

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Phone: 07717 438250

Website: https://sarahjwilsoncounselling.co.uk

Sarah is a Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor with over 20 years experience, specialist knowledge and extensive training in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment and addiction.

Diploma in Counselling, Certified Advanced Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, Advanced Diploma in Embodied Relational Therapy, EMDR, Diploma in Supervision, MBACP (Accred)

Want to be added to this directory?

If you are a UK-based practitioner who has completed any of the IFS training levels with IFS Training UK, and you would like to be added to this directory, please get in touch with us using our contact form in the first instance.