David Piner

Joint Course Director

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David is an accredited psychotherapist specialising in relationship and psychosexual therapy. He is a supervisor and trainer who runs an established private practice in London and Kent.

David is a faculty member on the London Diploma of Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy and a Course Director of Naos’ Advanced Couples Diploma. He holds an MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

For a few years David studied with the Couples Institute in the advanced group under the supervision of Dr Ellyn Bader PhD who, along with Dr Peter Pearson, developed the Bader-Pearson developmental model for couples’ therapy.

Previously, David was a tutor and supervisor on the University of East London’s Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. He worked as a psychosocial delegate with the Red Cross where he provided emotional support for British nationals caught up in disasters overseas. Postings included: Sri Lanka (tsunami); Egypt (Dahab bombings); Cyprus (Lebanon evacuation); Saudi Arabia (coach crash). David He is a qualified teacher and has worked in education in the UK, USA and Japan.

He is an accredited member of the College of Sex and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

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