Dr Gillian Rayner

Reader in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Principal Lecturer Counselling and Psychological TherapiesSchool of Health, Social Work and Sport

Gill is an Adult and Mental Health Nurse, Integrative Counsellor and BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. She is currently discipline lead for Counselling and Psychotherapy at UCLan. She has over 20 years of Academic experience and leadership in Higher Education and 30 years of Psychotherapy and Nursing. She is Reader (Associate Professor) in Counselling and Psychotherapy with specific research interests in self-harm, interpersonal processes, Psychotherapist self-care and compassion.