Meet the team
A core team of staff, supported by various lecturers
Fairytales Workshop Leader
Antonia is a member of the Association of Jungian Analysts and leads seminars on myth and fairytale on its training programme. She taught for twenty years on the Re-Vision psychotherapy training and was a visiting trainer at the Psychosynthesis Institute in Gothenburg, Sweden. She worked as a visiting supervisor on the international Jungian analytic training in Kiev, Ukraine and contributed a chapter to Alchemy & Analysis, edited by Dale Mathers, published by Routledge in 2014. She has a private practice in Fulham, London.
Jacqui was educated at London and Brunel universities, where she completed post graduate research in decision-making within children’s’ social care services. As an independent health and social care consultant with a background in adult mental health commissioning as well as community and family social work – she has worked with a wide range of vulnerable care groups and has a passion for grass roots community empowerment. As a counsellor, trainer, personal and professional development coach and group facilitator she brings many dimensions to her insights including an understanding of cross-cutting socio-economic policy. As a mental health service user and carer for the past several decades her experiential knowledge of mental health services is extensive. She has national, regional and local experience of driving mental health service improvements with a strong equality lens that has been effective in influencing policy, legislation and practice.
Singing Leader, Committee Member
Hilary read music at UEA and trained at the Royal Academy of Music. She sang professionally for many years as a soloist with choral societies and in opera. She performed for ten years with Cavatina, took her one-woman show, “A Chorus of One” to Edinburgh, returning in 2015 with Flamin’ Dames.. She has a private teaching practice in South West London. Seven years ago she trained as a Colour and Style Coach at the London College of Fashion and now sees clients for image consultations. Hilary is also a makeup artist for Look Fabulous Forever in Wimbledon. She has been involved with the Champernowne Summer Course since 1989.
Writing Workshop Leader
Stephen was born in Dresden, Germany before the second world war. He came to England afterwards where he then enjoyed a thoroughly English education. After the University of Leeds he completed National Service in the last call-up. After thirty years in industry, personal circumstances led him to a Jungian analysis during which he also started training with the Association of Independent Psychotherapists. He served on the Core Group of the AIP for five years and was one of its training co-ordinators. He is a member of The Cpllege of Psychoanalysts – UK and is in private practice as an analytical psychotherapist in South West London. He has also recently completed a PhD at the University of Glasgow.
Music Workshop Leader
Joy has an MA in psychoanalytic music therapy and is currently a PhD student at Sheffield University researching music therapy and attachment. She works as a freelance music therapist mostly for families funded by the Adoption Support Fund. She provides an adoption specific model of music therapy drawing upon psychoanalytic, attachment and trauma informed, relational theories and modalities. She is also a professional violinist and currently lives in Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire.
Opening Presentation, Social Dreaming and Jung Seminar Leader
Lindsey is a Jungian analyst and UKCP-registered psychotherapist working in private practice in Farnham, Surrey. She is a professional member of the Association of Jungian Analysts in London and has been a teacher of art and art history, an arts development officer in local government, a practicing artist, and occasional book illustrator. She has taught seminars in various Jungian subjects, including Eros and Psyche, the Great Mother, mandala painting, and the ancient art of alchemy. Dedicated to the power of the imagination to transform the psyche, Lindsey values all art forms for their capacity to express the energy, imagery and potential of the individual and of the collective; hence her long association with the Champernowne Trust. She loves the symbols of transformation found in ancient myths, alchemical illustrations, traditional folk song, and fairy tales from the collective unconscious. https://www.psychotherapy.org.uk/therapist/lindsey-harris/
Sam was the Production Stage Manager on the highly acclaimed London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies and has worked on other Olympic ceremonies including in Brazil as Consultant Production Stage Manager for Rio in 2016. She works regularly as a Production Stage Manager for events and in the theatre. As such she was responsible for opening the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London, and again on Broadway in 2018.
Matthew is a classically-trained Jungian Analyst and Psychotherapist practising in Bath & Bristol. He has a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the CG Jung Institute in Zürich and is a senior (training) analyst with the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists (IGAP). He is also trained in Pesso Boyden Group Psychotherapy & Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS). He is well-known for his lively and inspirational lectures & workshops, both in the UK & overseas. www.matthewharwood.co.uk
Drama Workshop Leader
Bryn is a drama therapist, supervisor and mindfulness-based therapist. His clinical practice includes work with adolescents in Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), bereavement work with families and with adults as part of an Addiction Therapy Programme. Bryn is also Drama Lecturer on the Drama and Movement Therapy MA at Royal Central School (University of London). He co-edited Dramatherapy Reflections and Praxis published by Palgrave Macmillan. He completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Approaches to Supervision with the London Centre of Psychodrama and now teaches on this training. His supervisory practice includes; individual supervision for MA level students, therapists from a broad range of modalities in a bereavement service and private practice. Alongside his clinical and teaching practice, Bryn continues as a theatre director, directing work for Arcola Theatre, Punchdrunk and an annual environmental art project in Japan.
Art Studio Leader
Clee is a full-time freelance artist working in Sheffield. She creates large-scale, ethereal, sculptural installations, often with welded or woven wire. She explores concepts of absence/presence, connection/disconnection, liminality and the uncanny. She collaborates with other artists, and experiments with movement and performance, engaging her body as both medium and tool.
Clee’s work is influenced by her previous twenty-five-year career as a clinical psychologist in women’s health, when she applied her interest in the mind-body to her sculpture. She is also trained in art psychotherapy and, for ten years, contributed to the Art Therapy Northern Programme.
Committee Member. Champernowne Trustee
Tom initially trained as a physicist and has been a Government scientist and a teacher. He has worked in primary and secondary schools, as well as a special school for children with social emotional and mental health difficulties before becoming an Education Officer in a county council. After ten years’ as a senior manager in a local authority children services department he now works as a freelance adviser on strategic development of children’s services including special education. He has an interest in analytical psychology. Sadly he will not be at the 2020 Summer Course.
Movement Workshop Leader
Aleka’s passion has always been movement, first in classical ballet and then other forms of dance. Her attention turned from performance to the healing potential of movement and the arts leading to her professional qualification as a Drama and Movement Therapist. She has worked in Education, Social Services, NHS Forensic Services & the National Specialist Service for Personality Disorders. Aleka works for the NHS in Adult Mental Health Secondary Care Psychological Services to provide Dance Movement Psychotherapy in the Community.
Aleka teaches on the Jungian based MA Drama & Movement Therapy training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and guest lectures nationally and internationally. She actively promotes an embodied approach to therapy drawing on her clinical work, research and specialist training in the treatment of complex trauma & PTSD. She also has a private practice offering body oriented psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Aleka is registered with HCPC and UKCP.
Art Studio Leader. Committee Member
Catriona is an art therapist and visiting lecturer who has practiced for over twenty years in statutory, voluntary and private sectors. She grew up immersed in the myth, story, music and traditions of Gaelic Scotland, developing a passion for creative expression and ritual as a part of everyday life. Her initial training in Fine Art led to explorations of self, woman and myth and the discovery of transformational aspects of creative process. She has maintained an active dialogue with symbol and imagination through a variety of medium; from drawing and painting to performance art, video and concrete poetry. Dance has drawn her over the years; she enjoys Argentinian tango and has maintained an active interest in Authentic Movement since 2006. Catriona now lives and works as an art therapist and crofter in the Western Isles.
Catriona has been a regular participant of the Champernowne Trust Annual Summer Course since 1997, which enabled enriching and depth experience across the art forms, as well as leading to increasing interest in Jungian and post Jungian ideas. She joined the committee of the Champernowne Trust Summer Course in 2018.
Committee Member, Course Curation and Coordination
Jocelyn is an Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, with experience working with children, young people, families and communities for thirty years. She is former Principal of the Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE), where she is now the Director of the Wellbeing Faculty. She was Course Leader for the Sesame training in Drama and Movement Therapy at Central School of Speech and Drama from 1994-1998 and is committed to increasing access and enhancing quality of creative and therapeutic approaches to wellbeing. Her MA is in Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies and she is a Fellow of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Her work within the Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College (HIPC) and the UKCP Child College and Faculty is establishing standards for rights-informed and holistic work with children and young people. She has profound respect for the legacy of the work of Irene Champernowne and is honoured to support the Champernowne Trust and Summer School.
Professor Joy Schaverien PhD
Joy is a Jungian analyst and art psychotherapist. She is a Training Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology (London) with a private practice in the East Midlands. Visiting Professor for the Northern Programme for Art Psychotherapy (Sheffield) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Analytical Psychology, she has published extensively on topics related to art and analytical psychology. Her books include the seminal art therapy text: The Revealing Image; The Dying Patient in Psychotherapy (a new edition is in press) and Boarding School Syndrome, which was a Routledge and Amazon bestseller in 2015. Her association with the Champernowne Trust goes back very many years. http://www.joyschaverien.com/
Maggie is a Jungian analyst with a private practice in South London. She is a Senior Member of the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists and Chair of the C G Jung Club London. She is a qualified practitioner of Calatonia Body Therapy.
Alan is a group analytic psychotherapist experienced in facilitating dialogue and healing between people from different backgrounds and belief systems. He has worked with a many therapeutic, educational and social service organisations including Goldsmiths College, University of London, the Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education on the Therapeutic Wellbeing Practitioner training and with Kids Company, Bristol. For 6 years he worked with marginalised and disaffected young people in South London. The book Know What I Mean remains a unique retelling of the detailed experiences of the young people told in their own words through group discussion over a period of months. Alan now acts as a group work consultant with charitable organisations and works voluntarily with a refugee organisation close to his home. He has published papers and led workshops at international conferences which reflect the range of his group work in different settings.