All of our contributors have been hand-picked for their detailed knowledge and expertise in their field. Each contributor will bring their insight and industry understanding and experience to our one and two day training workshops. Don't miss this unrivalled opportunity to hear from industry leaders. For more information about any of the individuals who chair, speak or train at our occupational development courses, please click on their names or images to reveal more information. We ensure that each of our open-access training courses have excellent networking opportunities and are highly interactive. Please note that our trainers are available for in-house training as well as open-access workshops.

Nicola Barden

Director of Student Services, University of Winchester

She was the Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy from 2005-08, having previously served as Chair of their Professional Standards Committee and editor of their monthly journal, ‘Therapy Today’. She has published in the field of gender, sexuality and psychotherapy and is co-editing with Ruth Caleb a book on Student Mental Health and Wellbeing in HE. She is Secretary of the Mental Wellbeing in HE Working Group, which is supported by UUK.