Celia Chambers (BSc Psychology, MSc ABA, BCBA, UKBA(cert), MNCPS (Acc.))

I am an person-centred 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 psychotherapy 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, working with couples, and counselling children and young people .

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 – present, 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.

National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society – MNCPS (Acc.) – http://nationalcounsellingsociety.org/

Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) – Full Member, BCBA – Website

UK Society for Behaviour Analysts – Full Member, UKBA(cert) (UKSBA) – Website

Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) – Full Member – Website

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) – Trainee Member – Website