Alan is a UKCP therapist and a senior lecturer in higher education. Also a passionate educator and academic, Alan has published a number of research articles on PTSD and postnatal depression. He is chair of the academic board of the NCHP, holds a National Teaching Fellowship and is a principal fellow of the HEA. Alan’s main therapeutic interests are in educational attainment and working with LGBT+ clients. He is a trustee of the Queer Notions and Michael Causer Foundation charities that work with LGBT+ communities on issues around mental health and well-being.