About

About Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P)

Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych), PTSTA(P), CTA(P) is a qualified Psychotherapist (registered with UKCP), Counsellor, Supervisor, and Trainer. Currently, he runs his private psychotherapy and counselling practice in the area of Primrose Hill and Belsize Park in North London, UK. He also provides professional supervision, consultation and training in Transactional Analysis (TA) and is involved as organisational dynamics consultant.

Ales is a trainer at The Berne Institute in Nottingham, UK, where he is currently involved as a co-tutor of the Exam Group (final year of advanced clinical psychotherapy training).

Ales holds an MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy. He is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – PTSTA(P) and a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – CTA(P). Prior to that, he was also awarded a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling.

Ales gained extensive experience in clinical psychotherapy and counselling work with individuals and groups both from within his private practice, as well as from his past engagements within the NHS (National Health Service).

He is also active in other professional engagements. He is active in transactional analysis theory development. Currently he is focusing on:

  • Impacts of developmental trauma on formation of the sense of self, identity, adult relationships, and unconscious processes.
  • Cultural and collective identity and unconscious manifestations of cultural and collective identities in relationships, societies, psychotherapy, organisations, communities.

Ales also used to be involved as a member of the Training & Accreditation Standards Committee (TASC) at UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA).

Apart from his current private psychotherapy, supervision and training engagements, Ales used to practice also within primary healthcare within NHS GP surgery working as individual and running therapy groups. He was also involved in secondary psychiatric setting as Honorary Psychotherapy Counsellor at Central and North West London (CNWL) NHS Foundation Trust—North Westminster Community Mental Health Team (CMHT).

Membership in Organisations and Associations

  • UKCP registered/accredited (UK Council for Psychotherapy)
  • UKATA (UK Association for Transactional Analysis)
  • EATA (European Association for Transactional Analysis)
  • ITAA (International Transactional Analysis Association)
  • The Berne Institute

Professional Qualifications & Advanced Clinical Training

  • Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – PTSTA(P) – Awarded by European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA).
  • Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – CTA(P) – Awarded by European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA).
  • MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy – Middlesex University.
  • Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling – The Berne Institute.
  • UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice – UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA).

Professional Experience (Past & Present)

  • Psychotherapist (UKCP Reg.), Supervisor, Trainer – Private Psychotherapy and Counselling Practice, London, UK.
  • Trainer – Exam Year (final year of advanced clinical psychotherapy training), The Berne Institute, Nottingham, UK.
  • Organisational Consultant (Culture, Team Dynamics, Leadership)
  • Member of the Training & Accreditation Standards Committee (TASC) at UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA).
  • Psychotherapeutic Counsellor – NHS (National Health Service), South West London (individual and group therapy).
  • Honorary Psychotherapeutic Counsellor at Central and North West London (CNWL) – NHS Foundation Trust as part of North Westminster Community Mental Health Team (CMHT).