About

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 Central London (Marylebone W1G & Mayfair W1K) and North London (Primrose Hill NW1). He also provides clinical supervision, professional consultation and psychotherapy training and is active as an organisational consultant.

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

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). He also holds a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling.

Ales acquired extensive experience in clinical psychotherapy and counselling work from within his private practice, as well as from his past engagements within the NHS (National Health Service). He used to practice within an NHS GP surgery working as individual and group therapist. 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).

Ales is also active in other professional engagements, as well as in furthering the development of psychotherapy and transactional analysis theory. Currently he is focusing on:

  • Impacts of developmental impingements and 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.
  • The use of transference and countertransference in work with borderline personality organisation and neurotic personality organisation.

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

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, Nottingham, UK

Professional Qualifications & Advanced Clinical Training

  • MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy – Middlesex University.
  • 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).
  • Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling – The Berne Institute, Nottingham, UK.
  • UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice – UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA).

Professional Experience (Past & Present)

  • Psychotherapist (UKCP Registered/Accredited), Supervisor, Trainer – Private Psychotherapy and Counselling Practice, Central London, UK (Marylebone W1G & Mayfair W1K) and North London, UK (Primrose Hill NW1).
  • Trainer/Tutor – 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).