Darren Ellis

Darren Ellis offers expertise in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), a structured, skills-based approach that is widely used in the NHS. Darren is a social worker with decades of experience working with mental health, substance misuse and families, including fostering and adoption.

Darren is highly skilled at working with complex family issues and children at risk, as well as adults who are struggling with the challenges their lives pose. He is able to offer appropriately adapted forms of DBT for individuals, families and groups.

Rex Haigh

Dr Rex Haigh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy . He has been Chair of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, founder of the Community of Communities quality network at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Research Unit, and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Therapeutic Communities.

His professional expertise is psychiatry and group psychotherapy. He has worked with the Department of Health as Clinical Advisor for the National Personality Disorder Programme, and is Honorary Professor of Therapeutic Communities and Relational Health in Nottingham University’s School of Sociology and Social Policy and the Institute of Mental Health.

Rex is internationally known for his work with complex mental health difficulties and organisational dynamics.

Anthea Benjamin

Anthea Benjamin is qualified as Arts Psychotherapist, Adolescent Therapeutic Counsellor and Group Analyst. She is a member of the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA) and UKCP.

​Anthea has worked extensively with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples for over 12 years in various settings including schools, community projects and within the NHS. She currently works as a therapist delivering training and running groups for couples at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships and runs various groups in different settings such as psychotherapy trainings, the NHS and community projects. She is also on the PTUK Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists.

Anthea has a special interest in working with dissociation as a result of abuse, developmental trauma, looked after children or adults who have been in the care system and /or adoption, exploring issues of identity with adults and children who have been placed trans-racially or via inter-country processes.

Dennis Czech

Dennis Czech is a Psychotherapist, qualified as a Group Analyst. He is a member of the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA) and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). He is also a qualified teacher, with extensive experience in early years and special needs.

Dennis has many years of diverse experience across the public and private sector, working with adults, children, families and organisations. He offers a uniquely flexible ability to understand and work through complex challenges, as well as developing training and staff development programmes.