Meet The Team
Fran Risner- MA, UKCP, MBACP
ESM Group Facilitator
Fran Risner is an adolescent and child psychotherapist working in a number of different areas. She has worked at Child Line, Young Offenders Institutes, charitable counselling organisations and schools. At present she is involved in group work for young people, as well as individual counselling for 11 - 25 year olds, running a private practice and supervising other counsellors who work with children.
Debra Clancy - FdA Counselling, MBACP (Accred), Cascade Diploma Individual and Group Supervision
Debra provides individual counselling for primary school age children. She also facilitates multi family groups for primary and secondary age children with their parents. She works in conjunction as part of the GP referral system in offering short term counselling and runs her own private practice, which consists of both long and short term counselling. Debra is a qualified individual and group clinical supervisor.
Peter Granger- Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (MBACP)
ESM Group Facilitator
Since qualifying as an Integrative Counsellor in 2009, Peter has worked in various therapeutic environments including bereavement and addiction. Three years ago he began working with children and young adults offering individual counselling and has continued to follow his passion in this field by helping to facilitate groups in schools. He is also currently facilitating counselling courses at West Herts College.
Karen Mistlin - FdA Counselling, Adv Dip CBT, CHyp Dip, NLP, MBACP
Karen runs a private therapy practice combining Counselling and Cognitive Hypnotherapy. She has also worked at Signpost, a youth counselling agency in Watford for several years. Karen works with young people, mainly teenagers and adults who bring varying issues to her.
Through a combining Person Centred therapy, CBT and hypnotherapy approaches, she works individually to help clients on an unconscious and conscious level to make improvements in how they think and behave.
Jon Wilson Cooper
Jon Wilson Cooper- Dip. I.G.C. MBACP Registered Member
ESM Clinical Supervisor
Jon is a qualified Gestalt Psychotherapist with over 28 years’ experience. He has experience of working with people with psychiatric problems, young offenders, learning difficulties and addiction. Jon was also a tutor and course leader on the Foundation Degree in Counselling at Harrow College (validated by Middlesex University) for 10 years. He is currently a Director of The Albany Centre for personal and professional development in St Albans and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for Signpost (a youth counselling charity based in South West Hertfordshire); he is a freelance trainer, consultant and supervisor.