About

William Fley

Director, Psychotherapist
(MA, PG.Dip, MBACP Accredited, BSsP)

 

William Fley is a mindfulness teacher and integrative psychotherapist, and has developed the ‘Empowerment Retreat Weekends’ & MNPC (The Mindfulness Network for People of all Colours). William has an MA from Birkbeck College, where his dissertation researched ‘Higher Education and the Equality Act 2010’. He has also taught mindfulness at the Universities of Brighton and London.

Qualified as an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist from Roehampton University, William initially worked in the NHS treating bereavement, trauma and working with victims of crime; and now runs a private practice in the South Downs. He is currently undertaking clinical research into the legacy of ‘absent fathers’ and running professional development courses on this subject.

William works  primarily on-line, and with a variety of issues including: Trauma, men's issues, abandonment and belonging, workplace issues.

Opening hours : Wednesday and Fridays 9 till 8pm

Theoretical Approach:

Holistic healing: Psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, mindfulness and eco-psychotherapy.

Qualifications/Accreditations:

 

  • MA Birkbeck College. University of London.

  • BA (Hons) in Psychology. Richmond American International University, London.

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, Regent's College, London.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Surrey.
     

 Professional Development includes:

  •           Oxford Mindfulness Centre summer school.  Exploring research and best  practice in MBCT/MBSR. 

  •           Ruth King ,"Race Affinity" Group ( Author of "Mindful Race").  Investigation our            racial conditioning and kinship through heart-centred enquiry

  •           The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program - a 2-Year Training            Program for Teaching Awareness and Compassion-Based practices,  with Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach

  •           Breathworks mindfulness teacher training - exploring resilience, health and   wellbeing

  •           Director of the Mindfulness Network for People of Colour: exploring   mindfulness based applications for people of colour. 

Professional memberships and training 

  • MBACP (full accredited membership of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

  • UKRCP (United Kingdom Register of Certified Practitioners)

  • APA (American Psychological Association - International affiliate)

  • BPS (British Psychological Society) Graduate member