Its Okay

Matthew Ellis

Its Okay Counsellor
Experience

Sport Psychology Consultant (9 years) worked with helping performers in golf, cricket, hockey, swimming, tennis and athletics. Sport Science/Coaching/Sport Psychology lecturer for Glyndwr University, PGA and Myerscough College. Worked in BTEC, Foundation Degree and Full Honour Degree Courses.

Training

Always learning through CPD events and informal learning (books and journals). Currently studying for Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management (CIPD)

Clinical Supervision

Like all qualified counsellors I undertake supervision every month which contributes to my ongoing personal and professional development and my ability to provide a safe and quality assured service.

Memberships
  • Qualified Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Member of the PGA
  • Student member of CIPD
Hobbies

I’m an avid cyclist and runner and love the great outdoors. I’m a retired professional golfer and I do not compete at all these days. I was Welsh and British Professional Champion when I did play.

Family – I am married (15 years) with 2 sons aged 10 and 12.

Qualifications
  • BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Science
  • MSc (Sport and Exercise Psychology)
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)
  • Level 3 Coach