Psychotherapists Graham Johnston and Matt Wotton reveal when we most need a mental health MOT in our lives
The authors of a new guide to finding a private therapist have been featured in the national media.
Psychotherapists Graham Johnston and Matt Wotton are co-authors of A Straight Talking Introduction to Therapy: What It Is, Why It Works, How To Get It, out now through PCCS Books.
Mr Johnston and Mr Wotton, the co-founders of The London Centre for Applied Psychology (LCAP) – which provides evidence-based training to fellow mental health professionals, have enjoyed an exclusive in one the UK’s leading national online newspaper with a feature about ‘The Five Points In Our Lives When We Need A Mental Health MOT’.
Prior to launching the LCAP, Mr Johnston was Director of Policy at The Bowlby Centre, the UK’s leading training institution in attachment-based psychotherapy, and previously he spent two decades as an adviser and operational lead for the British Government, specialising in home affairs.
Mr Wotton, meanwhile, was Chair of The Bowlby Centre and, prior to that, operated in the criminal justice system in a coaching and advisory role, including leading the review of Race in the Criminal Justice System (The Lammy Review).
Aimed at the general public, A Straight Talking Introduction to Therapy sets out the problem with accessing good-quality private therapy in the UK, and offers jargon-free, practical advice into finding a respectable therapist based on the evidence of what works.
For all media requests, including interviews with co-authors Graham Johnston and Matt Wotton, or review copies of A Straight Talking Guide to Getting Good Therapy & Counselling, contact publicist Anthony Harvison.