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 Courtenay Young is a fully accredited and registered UKCP and EAP/ECP psychotherapist, with more than 30 years of professional experience. He is on the UKCP voluntary register of psychotherapists, which has been accepted by the Professional Standards Authority. He works in several different modalities, has experience in a variety of clinical settings, including the NHS, and with a wide range of different client groups. He works clinically in and around Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and in the Scottish Borders.
He has also been actively involved: in several professional associations in psychotherapy; in developing the politics of psychotherapy in Europe; presenting at international conferences; in leading workshops & seminars; in editing books and journals; in writing many articles & chapters on psychotherapy; in writing a couple of books and edited several others (see below) ... as well as occasionally writing poetry, looking after the garden, and being a loving husband, father and now grandfather.

For information about the more specialist areas of psychotherapy work: please click on the appropriate link below.

General
Humanistic
Body-Oriented
Transpersonal
NHS Counsellor

Please use the links in the top right corner to go to the different areas of this website.

 For a fuller general description of my psychotherapy work, click on the "Psychotherapy" link in the purple banner.
For details (and copies) of all published articles, please go to the "Articles" section of the website.

For details (a 'blog') of recent activities within my professional practice, please click here 


Recent Publications & Publishing Ventures 


 

"Help Yourself Toward Mental Health" by Courtenay Young 

Published by Karnac Books, 2010
Purchase it here
For more details of this book, please click here


"First Contacts with People in Crisis & Spiritual Emergencies"
by Courtenay Young
Published by AuthorHouse, 2011
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Purchase it here
For more details of this new book, please click here


Courtenay Young is also the publishing director and main editor of Body Psychotherapy Publications.
For more information about these publication, please click here

'About the History of Body Psychotherapy'
Edited by Courtenay Young

Available as a PDF downloadable file
or as a Paperback book of about 300 pp.

'About the Science of Body Psychotherapy'
Edited by Courtenay Young

Available as a PDF downloadable file
or as a Paperback book of about 330 pp.

'About Relational Body Psychotherapy'
Edited by Courtenay Young

Available as a PDF downloadable file
or as a Paperback book of about 308 pp.


 
Courtenay co-edited this book with Theodor Itten:
 
"R.D. Laing: 50 years after 'The Divided Self'"

Published by PCCS Books (2012)

 

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Courtenay has also recently co-edited this massive and definitive book, with Gustl Marlock, Halko Weiss & Michael Soth:
 
"The Handbook of Body Psychotherapy & Somatic Psychology"

Published by North Atlantic Books (Dec 2015)

 

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 Courtenay Young is also the Editor of the International Journal of Psychotherapy