Meet the team
Fairytales Workshop Leader
Antonia is a member of the Association of Jungian Analysts and leads seminars on myth and fairytale on its training programme. She taught for twenty years on the Re-Vision psychotherapy training and was a visiting trainer at the Psychosynthesis Institute in Gothenburg, Sweden. She worked as a visiting supervisor on the international Jungian analytic training in Kiev, Ukraine and contributed a chapter to Alchemy & Analysis, edited by Dale Mathers, published by Routledge in 2014. She has a private practice in Fulham, London.
“A Black Woman’s ‘Livity’: Emerging and Evolving”
Dr Jacqui Dyer MBE is an independent health and social care consultant, with lived experience.
Jacqui was vice chair of England's Mental Health Taskforce, which collaboratively developed the 5 Year Forward View for Mental Health (NHSE) and its transformation of mental health service policy and provision. Its focus on reducing mental health inequalities was further strengthened in the NHS Long Term Plan for Mental Health.
Jacqui is an elected Lambeth Councillor, and is deputy leader with the lead on jobs, skills and community safety. Jacqui is co-founder and chair of Lambeth’s Black Thrive Partnership which takes a collective impact approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of its Black Caribbean and African citizens through addressing systemic inequities and structural racism.
Jacqui is a director of Black Thrive Global, a social enterprise, which has evolved from the partnership to take forward its legacy. Jacqui was an advisory panel member of the 2018 Independent Mental Health Act Review (MHAR) and co-chair of its African & Caribbean Working Group (MHARAC). Jacqui is currently the Mental Health Equalities Advisor for NHSEI and Health Education England. She is the President of the Mental Health Foundation UK.
Voice Workshop Leader, Committee Member
Hilary read music at UEA and trained at the Royal Academy of Music. She sang professionally for many years as a soloist with choral societies and in opera. She performed for ten years with Cavatina, took her one-woman show, “A Chorus of One” to Edinburgh, returning in 2015 with Flamin’ Dames.. She has a private teaching practice in South West London. Seven years ago she trained as a Colour and Style Coach at the London College of Fashion and now sees clients for image consultations. Hilary is also a makeup artist for Look Fabulous Forever in Wimbledon. She has been involved with the Champernowne Summer Course since 1989.
Writing Workshop Leader
Stephen was born in Dresden, Germany before the second world war. He came to England afterwards where he then enjoyed a thoroughly English education. After the University of Leeds he completed National Service in the last call-up. After thirty years in industry, personal circumstances led him to a Jungian analysis during which he also started training with the Association of Independent Psychotherapists. He served on the Core Group of the AIP for five years and was one of its training co-ordinators. He is a member of The Cpllege of Psychoanalysts – UK and is in private practice as an analytical psychotherapist in South West London. He has also recently completed a PhD at the University of Glasgow.
Music Workshop Leader
Joy has an MA in psychoanalytic music therapy and is currently a PhD student at Sheffield University researching music therapy and attachment. She works as a freelance music therapist mostly for families funded by the Adoption Support Fund. She provides an adoption specific model of music therapy drawing upon psychoanalytic, attachment and trauma informed, relational theories and modalities. She is also a professional violinist and currently lives in Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire.
Opening Presentation, Social Dreaming
Lindsey is a Jungian analyst and UKCP-registered psychotherapist working in private practice in Farnham, Surrey. She is a professional member of the Association of Jungian Analysts in London and has been a teacher of art and art history, an arts development officer in local government, a practicing artist, and occasional book illustrator. She has taught seminars in various Jungian subjects, including Eros and Psyche, the Great Mother, mandala painting, and the ancient art of alchemy. Dedicated to the power of the imagination to transform the psyche, Lindsey values all art forms for their capacity to express the energy, imagery and potential of the individual and of the collective; hence her long association with the Champernowne Trust. She loves the symbols of transformation found in ancient myths, alchemical illustrations, traditional folk song, and fairy tales from the collective unconscious. https://www.psychotherapy.org.uk/therapist/lindsey-harris/
Drama Workshop Leader
Theo Kostidakis is a dramatherapist (MA Drama and Movement Therapy from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and a shadow puppeteer (Greek traditional Karaghiozis) based in London. He also has a first degree and MA in architecture. Theo has worked as a drama teacher, performer, facilitator and/or dramatherapist with socially excluded children, unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee people in Greece, Cyprus and the UK. He currently works as a dramatherapist in private practice and as a psychological therapist and national manager of the British Refugee Council therapeutic services for separated children. Theo has presented his work, delivered training and facilitated workshops at several conferences, symposia and BA or MA university courses.
Art Studio Leader
Bridget is an HCPC registered Art Psychotherapist and listed with The British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) as a Private Practitioner and Clinical Supervisor.
Bridget qualified as an Art Therapist in 1997. Since then, she has gained extensive experience in art psychotherapy working with a broad range of people in different settings both in-person and online. Alongside individual work and clinical supervision, she is an experienced group and workshop facilitator and is a visiting lecturer for the MSC Art Psychotherapy training at Queen Margaret University. Bridget is particularly interested in how the image, metaphor, symbol, and imagination combine with somatic and neurobiological processes to help cultivate the resources needed to create positive change. She is influenced by Jungian theory and practice. Bridget’s own art making is essential to her personal and professional life alongside her interest in research and writing.
Bridget has served as a Regional Coordinator for BAAT and is currently a council member and representative for private practice on BAAT Scotland Council. Currently, Bridget works in private practice and the NHS.
Publication: 2021, And if the bough breaks: The use of individual Art Therapy within a perinatal mental health service. In S. Hogan (ed.), Therapeutic Arts in Pregnancy, Birth and New Parenthood. Routledge.
Committee Member. Champernowne Trustee
Tom initially trained as a physicist and has been a Government scientist and a teacher. He has worked in primary and secondary schools, as well as a special school for children with social emotional and mental health difficulties before becoming an Education Officer in a county council. After ten years’ as a senior manager in a local authority children services department he now works as a freelance adviser on strategic development of children’s services including special education. He has an interest in analytical psychology. Sadly he will not be at the 2020 Summer Course.
Dance Movement Workshop Leader
Rachel has worked as a Drama and Movement therapist in London with a special focus upon pre-linguistic communication.
She teaches on the MA Drama and Movement therapy training at the Royal Central school of Speech and Drama as well at the Agape Dance Movement Therapy program in Belgium and other institutions. Rachel facilitates workshops, consults and gives supervision about attunement in creativity and the pre/post-verbal therapeutic relationship with her own method called ‘Attunement Process’. Rachel works through movement/dance/gesture to facilitate learning and therapeutic process. Rachel is also a multidisciplinary performance artist with Feral Theatre.
Maggie is a Jungian analyst with a private practice in South London. She is a Senior Member of the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists and Chair of the C G Jung Club London. She is a qualified practitioner of Calatonia Body Therapy.