Nicholas is an HCPC and BPS accredited Counselling Psychologist, a Senior Lecturer and an active integrative/pluralistic practitioner. He possesses a professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University, first class degrees in Psychology (The Open University, U.K.), Sociology (Panteion University, Greece) and in Jazz Composition (Berklee College of Music, U.S.A.)
He has published peer-reviewed studies in group and family psychotherapy, a client study on a pluralistic and lifespan development approach in therapy, on an anti-discriminatory stance in psychotherapy and on the relationship between language and thought.
He is a currently a member of the research group ‘Diversity, community & Identity’ at the University of Northampton and he has previously led a research project on Existential-Experiential group psychotherapy after a life crisis or psychological trauma. His research interests are focused primarily in group psychotherapy, internet-based counselling, experiential therapies such as music therapy and psychodrama and community psychology.