supervision_trainingProfessional Supervision and Training

Beren offers training in transactional analysis and supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists. Additionally he offers supervision for managers and teams in all walks of professional life.

For Psychotherapists and Counsellors

As a UKCP registered supervisor and psychotherapist, Beren can offer professional supervision to other psychotherapists and counsellors, both pre and post qualification.  Please contact the practice for more details.

For Organisations

Professional supervision aids managers to think about their work and to improve their communication, their strategic planning and their people management skills.

The Porchlight Practice can also facilitate supervision groups within the workplace, to support teams to work more effectively with one another and to address problems that can emerge when people work closely together.

Organisational Training and Consultancy

Beren has extensive experience offering mental health training in the statutory, for profit and the not-for-profit sector.  Courses can include Mental Health Awareness, Resilience and Mindfulness.  Beren is also an experienced facilitator and organisational consultant.


The Porchlight Practice is located at 122 Highgate, to the right of the main entrance to the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal.  The entrance is within a yard, the blue doors of which face the main road in between the road entrance to the Brewery and the pedestrian entrance (beside the youth hostel).

There is a pay and display car park at the Brewery Arts Centre and there are usually spaces free.

Contact Info and Costs

Contact:  If you would like to know more about psychotherapy or counselling, or wish to book an appointment, please call or text Beren on 0789 169 3158, or email

Costs:  One to one or couples psychotherapy or counselling happens in one hour sessions at a cost of £60 per hour.  Many clients experience relief of presenting symptoms after six to ten sessions.  Professional supervision costs £60 per hour.  Training courses are developed bespoke for clients and costs vary.

The Porchlight Practice reserves a number of sessions each week to be offered at lower cost to those on low incomes.  If you feel this describes your situation then please discuss this at enquiry.