Dr Peter Cockersell
Peter was one of the originators of the Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) approach and a co-author of the DCLG-published national guidance; he is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s committee on Enabling Environments, a founding member of the Faculty of Inclusion and Homeless Health, and a Director of The Consortium of Therapeutic Communities. He has a long track record in delivering services focusing on recovery, client involvement, and psychologically informed approaches to working with people with complex needs and experiencing social exclusion, and has published a book on this as well as various articles and book chapters.
She is interested on improving the efficiency of the finance function to help management make sound decisions and to meet regulatory and other reporting requirements.
He has completed CHT’s in house Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy in Therapeutic Environments, accredited by Middlesex University and he has a particular interest in Neuropsychoanalyis and is currently training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.
Dr Andreas Constandinos
Lead Social Worker
Anthony is a qualified social worker currently studying a foundation in systemic family therapy. His interests include links between mental health and the environment, evidence based practice and the role of group and community work across differences in race, class and gender.
Dr William Hopkins
Consultant Psychiatrist / Medical Psychotherapist
Dr Hopkins has been a NHS consultant psychiatrist from 1996 – 2018. He is also working as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist for the charity Freedom from Torture which provides rehabilitation for torture survivors. He has spoken and written widely on the psychological effects of torture. Unchanged: Dr Hopkins has been a NHS consultant psychiatrist from 1996 – 2018. He is also working as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist for the charity Freedom from Torture which provides rehabilitation for torture survivors. He has spoken and written widely on the psychological effects of torture.
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a member of UKCP. He had individual psychotherapy training with Dr Aaron Esterson, who was a leading UK planner of existential-phenomenological psychotherapy and co-authored “Sanity, Madness and the Family” with R.D. Laing. He has had extensive experience of providing both psychiatric and psychotherapy treatments in a variety of settings.