Your Cognitive Behavioural Studies and Skills University Advanced Diploma teaching team

The Cognitive Behavioural teaching team have many years’ experience and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

Yasu Kotera smiling
Academic Lead in Counselling

Academic Lead in Counselling, Yasuhiro Kotera, has been Academic Lead for online Counselling and Psychotherapy courses since 2014 and has been researching into mental health and neuro-linguistic programming.

Danielle Mills
Lecturer in Counselling

Lecturer in Counselling, Danielle Mills, is a qualified Counsellor, NLP Practitioner and Equine Assisted Psychotherapist. Her career so far has been spent working predominantly with young people affected by mental health difficulties; this has been in statutory inpatient care, statutory local authority provision and in the community and voluntary sector.

Dr Alan Williams Standing near a window
Academic Lead for Nursing

Academic Lead for Nursing, Dr Alan Williams, commenced as Academic Lead for the Nursing and Perioperative Practice programmes in April 2019. Alan is a Registered Nurse (Adult and Mental Health) with over twenty years' experience in the NHS before becoming an academic.