PhD., Dip. Psych., Cert. Ed., C.C.H.T.
Director of Clinical Services
Dr. Jill Singer has been working as a psychotherapist in private practice in London and Sussex since 1980. Prior to this, she was a lecturer for Sussex University's Centre for Continuing Education, taught and ran therapy groups at Lewes Prison, and counselled for the Open University. She was initially trained as a psychotherapist at Brighton University, the Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies and the Institute for Group Analysis. This was followed by further training in Gestalt, Psychosynthesis, Bodywork, Visual Art, Drama, Family Therapy, Archetypal Psychology and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
In 1989 she trained as a Hypnotherapist in California and in 1992 in London. Her work contains a spiritual dimension. Jill is a supervisor for trainee psychotherapists and guest lecturer for training courses in England and America. In addition to her work with individuals she specialises in adolescents, couples and families, as well as eating disorders. She also works extensively in Mediation, Team Building and Diversity Training.
Jill has completed her first novel and is currently engaged in writing a book based on her PhD thesis, The Eve Complex, which describes an addition to Freud's Oedipus Complex that takes into account the political, religious and social histories that feed into the formulation of female gender-identity. She is a member of the British Association for Counselling, the International Therapists Exam Council, the Corporation of Advanced
Hypnotherapists and the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners.