Dr. Tanya Carpenter

Lecturer, Counselling Psychology

Department of Violence Prevention, Trauma and Criminology

Contact Details

email: t.carpenter@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 855390

Tanya is an HCPC registered and BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist. She is also an Associate Fellow of the BPS with 13 years of clinical and managerial experience at the Priory hospital North London. Tanya has also been in clinical practice within the NHS, private practice and university counselling services.

Tanya also has experience supporting people with Asperger’s, and, as well as having written articles on Mindfulness, she facilitated Mindfulness Groups for 5 years. In addition, she is a BPS Registered Supervisor.

Tanya completed her doctoral training at City university, London in the area of evolution and human connection and specialises in Psychodynamic approaches and attachment in clinical and supervisory practice.


BSc Psychology     
DPsych Counselling Psychology

Teaching & Research


Tanya teaches at both undergraduate and Masters level, with a particular interest in:

  • Counselling psychology     
  • Clinical psychology       
  • Therapeutic and clinical skills     
  • Psychodynamic theory and therapy       
  • Qualitative research        
  • Becoming an applied psychologist    

Tanya is also a psychology research project supervisor


  • Mindfulness      
  • Sustainability      
  • Wellbeing        
  • Psychodynamic Theory and Therapy          
  • Attachment theory         
  • Relationships and families

External Responsibilities

Tanya is also in private practice in the city of Worcester

Professional Bodies

Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)  
BPS Counselling Psychology Divisional member     
BPS Registered Supervisor     
Associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)    
HCPC Registered