industry leading experts

Previous Speakers

The trainers that host events for Essential Therapy Training are amongst the finest, most qualified and experienced speakers on the international stage. Here are just a few of the high-quality professionals who have presented training for us.

Prof Windy Dryden UK

Windy Dryden

Prof. Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK and around the world in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach.

Christiane Sanderson UK

Christiane Sanderson

Chrissie is a psychologist, consultant, author and expert in child sexual abuse, domestic abuse and trauma and a distinguished speaker.

George Haarman USA

George Haarman

George is a Clinical Psychologist and a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 30 years of experience. He is an author and highly regarded trainer. He currently is in private practice in Louisville, KY, and serves as a consultant to several school systems regarding the assessment of children.

Bridin McKenna Ireland

Bridin McKenna

Bridin McKenna specialises in the treatment of addictive behaviours including obesity, eating disorders and gambling addiction. She is a leading authority in the field of treatment of eating disorders in Northern Ireland. She currently acts as a consultant to Essential Therapy Training.

Dr. Terry Levy USA

Dr. Terry Levy

Dr. Levy has been a psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor, author and consultant for more than 40 years. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Colorado and Florida.

Prof Don Meichenbaum USA

Prof Don Meichenbaum

Don Meichenbaum Ph.D. is a founder of Cognitive Behavioral Modification and has been voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the Century.

Prof Mike Cooper UK

Prof Mike Cooper

Mick is an internationally recognised author, trainer, and consultant in the field of humanistic, existential, and pluralistic therapies. He is a celebrated and prominent speaker.

Pavel Somov USA

Pavel Somov

Pavel is a licensed psychologist with over 20yrs of clinical experience. He has worked and trained in a variety of clinical settings and as an author, has lectured domestically and internationally on the topics of mindful eating, perfectionism, anger management, mindfulness applications for addressing worry, dysthymia, insomnia & substance use.

Harriet Parsons Ireland

Harriet Parsons

Harriet is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She is a leading authority in Ireland on eating disorders and a sought-after speaker and lecturer.