Celia Chambers (BSc Psychology, MSc ABA, BCBA, BACP Reg)
I am an ABA consultant and student counsellor with over ten years’ experience of working with autism and learning disabilities, applying the scientific principles of ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis). I have completed four years of training in Transactional Analysis, with additional training in acceptance and commitment therapy, humanistic counselling skills, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, working with trauma, the DNA-V model of working with children/teenagers and working with couples.
Between 2016 and 2018, I have also been Chair of the Research Committee at the UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA), supporting members in applying the scientific principles of research to improve their everyday practice.
In addition, I am a member of The Transactional Analysis Journal editorial board for the term 2020 – 2022, acting as a reviewer for articles and research.
I hold an advanced DBS check, a Level 2 Safeguarding Children in Health and Social Care, Level 2 Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social Care and Level 2 Devon Safeguarding Children. I am also a part of the Devon Safeguarding Network.
I am a member of the following professional organisations, and all my work is conducted in accordance with their ethical guidelines.
Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) – Full Member – Website
UK Society for Behaviour Analysts – Full Member (UKSBA) – Website
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) – Full Member – Website
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) – Registered Member Website
UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA) – Student Member Website
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) – Trainee Member Website
As a professional counsellor I am also accredited with the Register of the Professional Standards Authority, the national body that regulates professional standards in the health and care public sector, as well as in voluntary and private practice.