Your Counselling Studies and Skills University Diploma teaching team

The Counselling 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.

Christine Rhodes
Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Christine Rhodes, began her career as a classroom teacher, and eventually became a behaviour support specialist, working with students whose behaviour restricted access to a successful education.