MA, TRTA, UKCP
Lorna graduated from the first Tara Rokpa Psychotherapy Training in 1998. She is an experienced workshop leader in Tara Rokpa Therapy and facilitates this work throughout Europe. She is a member of the Tara Rokpa Psychotherapy Training faculty and has been involved in the development and delivery of the Tara Rokpa Short Course Trainings. She is currently involved in the design of a new suite of Tara Rokpa Psychotherapy training which will be offered as core training and CPD.
Since 1998 Lorna has worked as a psychotherapist in a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, cognitive behaviour therapists and counsellors within the National Health Service in the UK. She offers individual psychotherapy, supervision and training in this context. Her approach to psychotherapy draws from the Tara Rokpa approach, including mindfulness awareness practices. She also draws on understandings from Constructivist and Systemic perspectives. Lorna works in private practice as a therapist and supervisor both in Edinburgh and Dumfries, Scotland.
Lorna has a background in Nursing and the Social Sciences. Previously she practised counselling/group work with children and adolescents in community development settings for 15 years. Lorna has completed her Masters in Counselling and Supervision in 2005 and has a certificate in Psychodynamic Supervision from the Scottish Institute of Human Relations.