Jane Chugg White has over twenty years of experience of working in private practice and in patient and out- patient settings with a wide variety of presenting issues and is highly committed to this work.
Jane is accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP) and is an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. (BACP)
Jane began her first training in psychotherapy 22 years ago in London where she was based at the time.
Jane spent eight years working within a Rape Crisis Centre where she offered face to face and helpline counselling. Jane co- wrote the training package for prospective volunteers and is also engaged in a lot of media related work. (including story line advice for EastEnders; making a pilot video for Universities educating about drug rape; being part of a BBC programme about Domestic Violence; being on various radio discussion panels regarding rape and sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse; writing various articles for women’s magazines; and a half page publication in a daily newspaper about working with survivors of rape and rape statistics).
During Jane's time within Rape Crisis and for a while afterwards she was also part of an advisory body to the Metropolitan Police (based at New Scotland Yard) on Rape and Sexual Assaults. This was primarily focussed on improving the treatment and services for victims of these crimes. As part of her rape crisis work Jane also supervised volunteers within the charity she was working within, and also volunteers who were working for a local Domestic Violence charity, she also sat on the local council Domestic Violence forum.
From Rape Crisis Jane worked within the NHS as project co-ordinator for a pilot project to both raise awareness of Domestic Violence, and to introduce routine screening for Domestic Violence in A & E and Maternity Departments.
After her work within the NHS Jane began working for the Priory Hospital within their complex trauma programme. She has been based at the Priory for 12 years and has worked and continues to work extensively with in patients and out patients suffering with either Simple or Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Jane also has extensive experience both within the Priory and in private practice of working with Depression, Low Self Esteem, and Anxiety related issues. She also has clinically supervised other therapy staff within the Priory.
Jane has also worked within Canterbury Christchurch University is a Senior Lecturer as part of their Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme and within this training she also works as lead examiner and Clinical Supervisor.
Diploma Humanistic Integrative Counselling
Certificate Transpersonal Perspectives in Counselling
Certificate in Face to Face Counselling for survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault
Certificate in Multi- Cultural Counselling for Women and Girls who have experienced violence
Post Graduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Fully Qualified Dialectical Behavioural Therapist
Fully Qualified EMDR therapist (Levels 1; 2 and 3)
BACP and BABCP Accredited