The Albany Centre

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St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3JD
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Supervision details

Jon Wilson Cooper Dip I.G.C. MBACPI am director of The Albany Centre  and possess a post graduate certificate in counselling supervision validated at masters level by the University of Plymouth. I have over 20 years of experience as a supervisor working in a variety of settings with many different client groups from mental health therapeutic communities to young people in a street level counselling service as well as drug and alcohol misusers on probation orders etc. (see CV at ) I have been director of the foundation degree in counselling at Harrow college for many years and more recently Metanoia and now I manage my own private counselling and psychotherapy institute. In addition to the above I am a qualified Adoption Counsellor and Supervisor registered through Barnado's  Overall I am broadly humanistic and integrative in my approach both as a psychotherapist and as a supervisor, believing that no one approach fits all clients and/or situations. I am rooted in the Gestalt approach of inquiry into the interruptions to our healthy functioning and have been greatly influenced in recent years by the Person Centred Approach and its respect for the client and their knowledge of themselves. Both theoretical orientations put great emphasis on the importance of the relationship between client and therapist in offering opportunities to the client for reflection, self understanding, self acceptance and a safe place to change if they wish. I am now beginning to develop my own theories as to the importance and use of the therapeutic relationship in facilitating personal growth through phenomenological enquiry.If you would like to make an appointment or would like to know more either email me directly in confidence at or phone The Albany Centre on 01727 834910 alternatively click here:-

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The Albany Centre, 4 Victoria Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3JD

Type of session

In person

Jon Wilson Cooper Dip I.


The Albany Centre
The Albany Centre