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School of Health and Society

Veronica Howard-Jones

Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy Discipline


I have been a Counsellor and Psychotherapist for 22 years and have worked in HE for 16 years. My counselling experience is as an Occupational Health counsellor working in the NHS and large factory settings.


Have been Programme Lead for BSc Counselling and Psychotherapy: Professional Practice programme since 2011-2017. I am passionate about UG professional training. I am now Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy, leading an excellent team of professionals in shaping a centre of excellence for Counselling and Psychotherapy teaching, counselling provision and research

Research Interests

  • Creative use of CBT
  • Anxiety coping techniques for patients undergoing diagnostic tests
  • Teaching
  • Supervision

Qualifications and Memberships