Biography

David England

I am a psychotherapist, counsellor, and shamanic guide.

I qualified as a counsellor in 1996 and as a psychotherapist and group worker in 1998. I have since run a private psychotherapy and counselling practice in The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, as well as being a facilitator on personal development programmes.

I trained to be a psychotherapist and group worker at The Institute of Psychosynthesis, London. Psychosynthesis is a mainstream psychology concerned with the impact of past experiences upon the present. At the same time, Psychosynthesis is a psychospiritual psychology, concerned with the future, what may be emerging in a person’s life, its purpose, meaning and values.

A psychospiritual psychology which looks at the future as well as the past has a close affinity with Shamanic practice, both being committed to the Care of Soul and the expansion of Soul.  I have a long association with Shamanism, which was one of the modules early in my psychotherapy training, and my continued interest culminated in a practitioner training with Eagle’s Wing. As an experienced psychospiritual psychotherapist of long standing, the inclusion of Shamanic psychology in my psychotherapy practice is a natural extension of my work.

As well as being the author of ‘Soulfulness‘, I am the co-author of two books of folk tales, ‘Berkshire Folk Tales’ and ‘Lancashire Folk Tales’, a professional storyteller, and a member of Equity and the Society for Storytelling.

I am a member of the Thames Valley Counselling group of independent coaching, counselling, and psychotherapy practitioners.

David England MA (Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy), BSc, Diploma in Psychotherapy, Diploma in Counselling, Registered Psychotherapist with the UK Council for Psychotherapy, Shamanic Practitioner Training in the Medicine Wheel and Soul Retrieval with Eagle’s Wing College of Contemporary Shamanism.