York Groupwork Ltd was founded in 2008 by Christopher Davies and Sally King to develop group-analytic training and thinking in the region.
Christopher Davies (M. Inst G.A., MBACP Senior Accred, B.Sc., Dip. Psych. Couns.)
Christopher is an Adult Psychotherapist with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust where his clinical work involves a twice-weekly psychotherapy group and a longstanding weekly analytic group. Christopher also offers consultation and supervises clinical staff conducting groups, and trainees. Outside the NHS, he teaches on the Manchester Qualifying Course and the North East Foundation Course, as well as being co-convenor of the Diploma in Groupwork Practice (York) – Foundation and Diploma years, and a work reflection group supervisor for the Diploma in Groupwork Practice (Manchester). He has conducted staff support groups in a variety of organisations including an NHS Trust, a private hospital and a national cancer charity. Prior to training as a psychotherapist, Christopher held senior positions in personnel, training and development management within industry.
Sally King (M. Inst G.A., MBACP Senior Accred., UKCP Reg’d, M.A.)
Sally is an Adult Psychotherapist with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. This work includes conducting assessments, a twice-weekly psychotherapy group, a weekly group for young people, and consultation for practitioners. In private practice for over 25 years, she offers psychotherapy, counselling, supervision and training. Since 2006, she has been a seminar leader/tutor and experiential group conductor, on both the Manchester and North East Foundation Courses. In 2008, she became Supervisor for the Manchester Intermediate Course, and was central to the development of its successor, the Diploma in Groupwork Practice, across the UK. She has Institute of Group Analysis Training Supervisor status. She is the co-convenor of the Diploma in Groupwork Practice (York) – Foundation and Diploma years, and continues to supervise work reflection groups on the Diploma in York and Manchester.