John completed his Masters in Art Psychotherapy in 2014 and is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council.  John originally joined the team in 2014 and also provided Art Psychotherapy in CAMHS generic services, learning disability services as well as working as a member of the looked after children team.  John returned to the Link full time in 2016.  He is a certified MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) instructor, is DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy) Level 2 trained and is currently undertaking training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) and MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy). John also provides clinical supervision to the majority of our Emotional Wellbeing Practitioners.

John became a Director of The Link in May 2017 as our Clinical Director.