About Me

I started working on a telephone helpline in the mid-1990s, which sparked my interest in listening therapeutically and led me to complete a qualification in integrative counselling (1998-2000) before training as a person-centred counsellor at the University of Strathclyde (2000-2002). I managed a successful voluntary sector counselling service for ten years and, later, a range of mental health and counselling services for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Since 2008 I have been teaching counselling at the University of Edinburgh.

In my spare time I enjoy reading non-fiction, pottery, writing, tending my allotment, and spending time with my family.

Craig Hutchison 

Registered Member MBACP (Accred), AccMCOSCA, FHEA

 

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Qualifications

MSc Counselling (Strathclyde University, 2011)

Certificate in Counselling Supervision (PCT Britain, 2006)

Pg Diploma in Counselling (Strathclyde University, 2000-2002)

HNC Counselling (Telford College, 1998-2000)

Selected Publications

Hutchison, C. (2015). "Trusting the process? Anxiety-provoking situations as challenges to the symbolization and processing of experience in person-centered groups". Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 14(1): 47-61.

Chouliara, Z., Hutchison, C., & Karatzias, T. (2009) "Vicarious traumatisation in practitioners who work with adult survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse: Literature review and directions for future research". Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 9(1): 47-56.

Hutchison, C. (2008). "Disorienting sex and gender"AUCC Journal, September 2008: 8-11.

Hutchison, C. (2008) "The therapeutic use of self in recovery-oriented relationships". Edinburgh, NHS Education for Scotland.

Barker, M., Hagger-Johnson, G., Hegarty, P., Hutchison, C. & Riggs, D. (2007). "Responses from the Lesbian and Gay Psychology Section to Crossley's 'Making Sense of Barebacking'". British Journal of Social Psychology, 46(3): 667-677.

Hagger-Johnson, G., Hutchison, C., McManus, J. & Barker, M. (2006). "Building partnerships with the voluntary and community sectors"The Psychologist, 19(3): 156-158.

Hutchison, C. (2002). "Not one of the boys" in Devine & Logue (Eds.) "Being Scottish: Personal Reflections on Scottish Identity Today". Edinburgh: Polygon: 108-110.