Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P) is a psychotherapist (UKCP registered), counsellor, supervisor, and trainer.
He runs his private clinical psychotherapy, counselling, and clinical supervision practice in Central London (Marylebone W1G & Mayfair W1K) and North London (Primrose Hill NW1).
As a psychotherapist (UKCP reg), he mainly works with issues of identity, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, sexuality, subjective experience of emptiness and meaninglessness, developmental trauma (childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences – ACEs), dependency and co-dependency, anxiety and depression, personality disorders, eating disorders (including binge-eating disorder), self-harm, and problems of obsessive-compulsive nature. He is also active in work involving aspects of diversity, cultural identity, group and intergroup dynamics.
Ales is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – PTSTA(P), a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) – CTA(P) and has an MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy. He also has a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling.
In his clinical work, as well as part of his theory development work, he mainly falls back on psychodynamic transactional analysis (TA). He has also been integrating concepts of expressive psychotherapy and transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) into his clinical practice, as well as into furthering psychotherapy and transactional analysis (TA) theory and practice.
Ales’ psychotherapy and counselling experience also involves working with individuals and groups within a large NHS GP surgery, as well as an involvement within secondary psychiatric setting as an honorary psychotherapy counsellor at NHS North Westminster Community Mental Health Team (CMHT).
As a clinical supervisor and professional consultant, he provides clinical supervision and professional consultation to qualified and trainee psychotherapists, counsellors, and other transactional analysts. He is also included on the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Supervisor Directory.
As a trainer, Ales is a regular co-tutor of the final year (exam year) of advanced clinical psychotherapy training programme at The Berne Institute in Nottingham, UK. He regularly presents his theory developments at national and international conferences and participates as an examiner (exam board member) at international exams.
As an organisational consultant, Ales is helping organisations become aware and manage intangible parts of their culture and dynamics. He is a registered/accredited member of UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy), a member of ITAA (International Transactional Analysis Association), UKATA (UK Association for Transactional Analysis) and EATA (European Association for Transactional Analysis). He is also a member of The Berne Institute, UK.