Dr Andrew Reeves
Director of Colleges & Universities Programme
Dr Andrew Reeves is Director of the colleges and universities programme. He is a Registered Social Worker and BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist, as well as a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). He has worked as a practitioner in a range of settings, including secondary care mental health, child protection, schools, higher education, the third sector and independent practice as a counsellor/psychotherapist and social worker for over 30 years.
His research primarily focused on working with clients at risk of suicide and those who self-injure, and he has written extensively in this area, including single-author books as well as numerous book chapters, research and practitioner articles. Additionally, he is author of a key introductory textbook in counselling and psychotherapy, as well as co-editor of a number of other books and book series. He was one of the Lead Authors for the MindEd project with the Department of Health
He has delivered training to thousands of helping professionals over the years around working with suicide risk and self-injury, self-care, mental health and working with male clients, both in the UK and internationally, and has an excellent reputation for experiential and inclusive training, delivered with a sense of humour! He additionally delivers keynote addresses at conferences to a range of professionals. He was Editor in Chief of Counselling and Pychotherapy Research journal for six years.
As well as working with CWMT, he is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychological Trauma at the University of Chester, as well as being Chair of BACP.
Find out about our colleges and universities programme here.