Qualifications and Experience

Teri Sand, MEd (University of Cambridge, England), MA (Couns/Psych), BA, DipCouns, PGCert, WCPC

My qualifications include an MEd from the University of Cambridge in England, MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy, BA in Education, Diploma in Counselling, Post Graduate Certificate in Couples Counselling, World Council for Psychotherapy Certificate, and a specialization in Existential Psychotherapy.

In addition to my degrees and qualifications, I have completed professional development trainings at numerous institutions including, but not limited to, the Westminster Pastoral Foundation in London, the University of Oxford  in England, the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and De Faculteit voor Mens en Samenleving in Belgium.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP, Counselling Children and Young People (CCYP),  BACP Coaching, the American Psychotherapy Association (APA), the American Counselling Association (ACA), the World Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling (WAPCEPC) and BAPCA. My affiliation with these professional associations affords me the opportunity to keep up to date with current research in the field of counselling, psychotherapy and coaching.  Hence, I can continue to develop as a practitioner and become a more valuable resource for my clients.

My professional experience includes working as a psychotherapist, counsellor and coach with adults, adolescents, couples and families in a variety of contexts.    In addition to providing services at Transitions Therapy International, I have been a therapist for community counselling & therapy agencies,  employee assistance programmes (EAP’s), and British schools.   The majority of my clientele have been expatriates, repatriates, foreign students, third culture kids, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel and veterans.   I have experience working with a variety of clients suffering from various emotional and psychological problems including, but not limited to, relationship difficulties, depression, bereavement, bullying, post-traumatic stress, and suicidal ideation. I have worked with multi-cultural  clients from a variety of backgrounds around the world.