Born in 1957, Steve is a lifelong student of the work of Carl Gustav Jung
Over 40 years Psychotherapy experience in the UK NHS and in Private Practice. Family Friend of Franz Jung, only Son of Carl Gustav Jung. Co-Founder of Psycho-Systems Analysis Psychotherapy (1989).
Personally supported in this development by Franz Jung, Dr Anthony Stevens (Jungian Analyst and Psychiatrist), Dr Peter Nixon FRCP, Professor George Engel (Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, Psychoanalyst, and founder of the Biopsychosocial Medical Model), Professor Ernest L Rossi (Freudian Psychoanalyst, Jungian Analyst and Psychobiologist).
STEVEN T RICHARDS
1980 - Trainee Psychotherapist, in outpatient psychiatry, at Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside.
1980-1992 - On-going professional psychotherapy training and development in the NHS and Private Sectors, including two years Occupational Therapy training.
1987-1989 - Training in Charing Cross Method at Charing Cross Hospital London.
1988 (June) - Co-founder with Pauline Richards of Psycho-Systems Analysis.
1990 - With Pauline Richards, Introduced Clinical Capnography-lnfra Red Mass Spectrometry (Respiratory Psycho-Physiology) and The Charing Cross Method into NHS Primary Health Care - Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Counselling and Stress Management provision.
1990 - Delegate to the United Kingdom Standing Conference on Psychotherapy (UKSCP).
1991 - Through IPSA, an Organisational Member of the British Association for Counselling (BAC).
1991-1996 - Delegate to the Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy Section (HIPS) of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
1991 - Member of the Media Team of the British Association for Counselling (BAC).
1992 (May 2nd) - Franz Jung, only Son of Carl Gustav Jung, personally approved Steven and Pauline's integration of his father's Psychodynamic Depth Psychology methods with systems-based biopsychosocial medicine, respiratory psychophysiology and clinical hypnosis (Psycho-Systems Analysis).
1992 - Member Consultative Council British Association for Counselling (BAC).
1993 (June) - British Complementary Medicine Association (BCMA) registered practitioner Psycho-Systems Analysis with Hypnotherapy and Counselling.
1993 (September) - member: International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP) -founding member at the XI Ith International Symposium on Respiratory Psychophysiology at the Wellcome Center London. Paper Presentation with Pauline Richards 'Counselling and Capnography, an Integrated Psycho-Systems Approach in General Medical Practice.'
1993 (November) - Founding Member of the European Association for Counselling (EAC) as Institute for Psycho Systems Analysis (IPSA).
1993 (December) - Member of the Professional Issues Working Group (Standards and Ethics) of the European Association for Counselling (EAC).
1996 (March) - Delegate to the Experiential & Constructivist Psychotherapy Section (ECPS) of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
1996 - Founding Member Psychotherapy Division of the Institute for Complementary Medicine (ICM) British Register of Complementary Practitioners (BRCP Psych) - Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Counsellor and Respiratory Psycho-Physiologist 'Psycho-Systems Analysis'. First registrant of this BRCP Division having created the entry standards on behalf of the ICM (Michael Endicott and Anthony Baird).
1999 - Participant through ICM/BRCP and BCMA in the NVQ consultation process for Hypnotherapy.
1999 - Co-founder British Society for Clinical Psychophysiology (BSCP) -recognised by ICM/BCMA and consulted by Mark Lyall at Skills for Health (SfH) on standards setting for the 'psychological therapies'.
1999 - present - Biographee Who's Who in America - World, Science and Medicine editions, following our seminal paper on Respiratory Psychophysiology in 1993 and his development of Psycho-Systems Analysis and Dialectical Syncretism.
2001 - 2004 - NHS Staff Training in Charing Cross Method.
2000 - 2012 - On-going participation in consultations on standards in the psychological therapies.
2007 - Participation in the 'Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy Against State Regulation' organised by Dennis Postle of the Independent Practitioners Network (IPN).
2011 - present - Member of The Depth Psychology Alliance.
2018 - Active 'Participant' in the Independent Practitioners Network (IPN).
Consulted by the Confederation of Healing Organisations (CHO) on the reorganisation of the British Register of Complementary Practitioners (BRCP).
(Until 2023) Entered as Honorary Fellow (Hon.FHS) of the National Hypnotherapy Society The Honorary Fellowship recognised life-long professional contributions and achievements in Psychotherapy.
Established the International Institute for Psycho-Systems Analysis (IPSA) with branches in the USA, UK and EU.
Co-Founder of 'Jung To Live By' on YouTube and Discord.
Since 1976 - publishing articles, professional papers and books in such diverse fields as Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Counselling, Psychophysiology, Anthropology, Occupational Therapy and the Martial Arts.
Has been training psychotherapists and hypnotherapists since 1989.
Maintains a wide clinical case-load.
Training provider for Continuing Professional Development to the UK National Health Service, The Private Sector and Third Sector.
UK regional group coordinator of the International Neuropsychoanalytic Society (as IPSA).
MHS (Accred) UK Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register - Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy.
2020 - Clinical Fellow in Neuropsychoanalysis - Register of The International Society for Neuropsychoanalysis (NPSA).
2021 - Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH).
2021 - Member of the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP).
2022 - 2023: Fellow of the Hypnotherapy Society (FHS - Accredited Fellow) UK Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register for Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy.
- FHS (Accred) UK Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register - Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy