John has been counselling and supervising counsellors since 2000. His background is teaching Religious Education in Catholic Secondary Schools and for the past 14 years he has also worked as a Counsellor in Secondary Schools in West Lothian He feels very privileged to have been a small part of Crossreach’s National Counselling Service as well as working in Adult Pastoral Formation with the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh. He has studied Philosophy, Theology and Classics as well as completing a Masters in Education with the Open University. He studied with Kinharvie, gaining a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Supervision.


He completed the Certificate in Pastoral Supervision last year. “I consider it a great honour to work with clergy and church workers, providing space for reflection and exploring together the ups and downs of ministry.”

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