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Cathy Lasher




Cathy Lasher


Senior Fellow of Advance HE,

Post Graduate Diploma in Body Psychotherapy,

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education,

Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

Post Graduate Certificate in Child Welfare and Wellbeing, 

E-mail: cathy.lasher@metanoia.ac.uk



My passion in the training of psychotherapists and counsellors is clinical and academic excellence, underpinned by rigorous reflective practice.   I am a UKCP accredited psychotherapist and supervisor, working in private practice as well as in my various roles at Metanoia Institute.

I combine formal qualifications as an educator, as a relational psychotherapist, and as a chartered accountant and MBA.  I have had many years’ experience as a coach, facilitator and developer of talent. This background and experience enable me to offer a solid psychological perspective, combined with a strong pragmatic edge, which is particularly valuable in teaching and training therapists and counsellors. 

My institute roles:

Director of Studies, Dip/MSc Humanistic

Programme Leader, BSc (Hons) in Reflective Therapeutic Practice

Module Leader, PGCertHE (Teaching and Learning in Counselling and Psychotherapy)


Selected Publications

  • Better Thinking for Better Results, 2015, Panoma Press, St Albans, ISBN 978-1-909623-87-3 
  • Reviewer: The Mirror Crack’d, by Anne Kearns, ed, review published in International Journal of Psychotherapy, 2016, vol 20, no. 3, pp 66-67