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Nigel Gibbons

Primary Tutor

Nigel Gibbons is a counsellor and psychotherapist in private practice, working with individuals, couples, and groups. He is a supervisor, and is a workshop facilitator using creative writing. He has particular interests in Focusing; the Person Centred approach within arts based therapies; therapy research and narrative approaches.

He is a tutor on the Diploma in Counselling at Network Counselling and Training, and the Orchard Foundations. He runs sessions for the Medical Humanities course at Bristol, and facilitates workshops for, amongst others, Cruse and Relate. As a supervisor for Cruse Bereavement Care he works with groups and individuals.

For twelve years he worked for Central TV, the ITV company in the Midlands, as a producer, director and researcher, eventually becoming a head of department with the company. He has made over one hundred factual programmes for ITV, Central and Channel 4, working on location in the UK and around the world, as well as on studio productions.

He has published a number of articles and contributed to Writing Routes, by Gillie Bolton, Victoria Field, and Kate Thompson, and MA2.


Email: Nigel.Gibbons@metanoia.ac.uk