Get to know our team

Tracey Burke-Taylor


White Flowers

Tracey has been working as a counsellor since 2003 and has taught these courses previously at Westminster Adult Education Service and Brent Adult and Community Education Service. She is a graduate of the CPCAB progression courses and feels strongly that vocational counselling training offers a chance for people to send ripples into their communities that encourage people to have conversations and support each other’s growth. 

Tracey is an accredited member of BACP.

Jo Patten-Walsh


Jo Patten-Walsh is a registered Member of BACP with experience of counselling within NHS Talking Therapies, a Sixth Form College and a Bereavement Counselling Charity. Additionally, Jo has established School Counselling projects and set-up several training projects for statutory and voluntary organisations, including obtaining funding. A qualified Teacher and Trainer, Jo is passionate about lifelong learning and being an educator. Before training as a Counsellor Jo taught English and PSHE in several secondary schools where she specialised in working with school-refusing young people and those with mental health difficulties plus those on the autistic spectrum. Jo is a qualified Clinical Supervisor and runs a small private counselling practice.

Traci is an experienced Counsellor, supervisor and tutor who has also worked extensively in homelessness and addiction settings. Over the years she has taught counselling at all levels and worked at CPCAB for over ten years to promote high standards in counselling training and qualification development. Traci currently works at BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) as a strategic project manager within the professional standards team.

Fiona Llewellyn has been working as a counsellor for many years. She trained at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education and is UKCP accredited.  She has worked in a variety of voluntary sector counselling organisations and in private practice, working especially in the field of trauma. She currently manages a counselling service with 40+ volunteer counsellors.  She is a qualified supervisor and is trained in couples work.  Prior to moving into the counselling world she worked in marketing, PR and communications.

Fiona Llewellyn


Taci Posting

Guest tutor 

Kirsten Doyle


Siobhan Clift


Kirsten Doyle

Operations Manager 

Siobhan has been counselling for 10 years having qualified with Cruse as a bereavement counsellor. She has taught at Bexley College on the CPCAB range of courses. Siobhan is currently studying her psychology degree at London Met. She has a strong interest in families, having worked in the community as a Family Support Officer.

Kirsten has been working in customer service for the last eight years. She is currently studying for a degree in criminology. For all enquires and questions please email Kirsten on