About Neil:

Neil is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and psychotherapist. He has worked for various psychotherapy organisations since 2003 in both individual and group settings and has experience of working with a diverse range of issues. He provides clinical supervision to practitioners and also is an academic supervisor on the doctoral training programmes at the NSPC/Middlesex University in London.

 

As well as working in private practice, Neil works with major healthcare providers offering counselling to corporate employees and on-site trauma support to workplace emergencies and critical incidents. He has worked as an oncology specialist therapist for people affected by a cancer diagnosis.

 

Neil has extensive experience of running therapeutic groups for men living with sex and substance addictions as well as several years working for a major charity with people affected by HIV and issues with sexuality. 


Neil recently helped create an innovative emotional support service for European citizens living in the UK. 

 

Prior to embarking upon a career in counselling psychology, he worked in global corporate management settings facilitating organizational and system change. This previous career experience has afforded Neil first-hand experience and substantive understanding of the pressures and demands we can face and how difficult it can be trying to achieve balance between our work and personal lives. 



Publications:

  • Self & Society: International Journal for Humanistic Psychology - Guest Editor, Vol.47, no. 1 Spring 2019
  • Lamont, N. (2019). 'Time for another? Experiential accounts of existential time-limited therapy at an HIV counselling service', in Self & Society, 47:1
  • Lamont, N. & Arnold-Baker, C. (2019). Philosophical and Political Challenges to Existential-Phenomenological Therapy' in The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy: Wiley, Blackwell.
  • Arnold-Baker, C., & Lamont, N., (2019) (eds.): 'Challenges and New Developments in Existential-Phenomenological Therapy' in The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy: Wiley, Blackwell.
  • Lamont, N. (2012) 'The End in Sight. Engaging with an existential understanding of time when working in time-limited practice' in Journal of Existential Analysis, 23.1


 

 

    Professional Registrations:

  • British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Psychologist: CPsychol
  • Member of Counselling Psychology Division of BPS (DCOP).
  • Registered Clinical Supervisor (RAPPS) - BPS
  • As a member of the above organisations, I adhere to, and am bound by, their codes of ethical practice
    Professional Roles:
  • Programme Lead - Doctorate in Existential Psychotherapy, NSPC Ltd/Middlesex University (2015-2018)
  • Programme Lead - Professional Certificate in Existential Coaching, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Existential Academy, London. (2015-18)
  • UKCP - member of International Committee (2016-19)
   Media, conferences etc:
  • Independent: (2019) -https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/eu-nationals-brexit-suicidal-mental-health-anxiety-depression-uncertainty-a8698216.html
  • Huffington Post: (2019) -https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/anxious-worried-stressed-what-is-brexit-doing-to-our-mental-health_uk_5b62fe66e4b0de86f49e8b8b
  • Stylist (2018) - 
  • Vice: (2017) -https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a3wekz/why-men-fall-in-love-faster-than-women
  • New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling 20th Anniversary Conference, British Library, July 2016 - Invited Speaker