Mr Steven Richards

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: HYP18-05348

Location: Wirral

1980 - 1985, Trainee Psychotherapist, in outpatient psychiatry, at Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside.
1985-1992 - on-going professional psychotherapy training and development in the NHS and Private Sectors, including two years Occupational Therapy training.
1987-89 - 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).
1991-96 - 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 - 2005 - Biographee Who's Who in America -World, Science and Medicine editions, following our seminal paper on Respiratory Psychophysiology in 1993 and
my development of Psycho-Systems Analysis and Dialectical Syncretism.
2001-04 - NHS Staff Training in Charing Cross Method.
2000-12 - On-going participation in consultations on standards in the psychological therapies.
2007 - Peresent Participation in the 'Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy Against State Regulation'.
2011 - present Member of The Depth Psychology Alliance.
2018 - Active 'Participant' in the Independent Practitioners Network (IPN).
2018 - Consulted by the Confederation of Healing Organisations (CHO) on the reorganisation of the British Register of Complementary Practitioners (BRCP).
Entered as Honorary Fellow (Hon.FHS) of the National Hypnotherapy Society The Honorary Fellowship recognised life-long professional contributions and achievements in Psychotherapy.
2020 - Fellow Registrant of the National Council of Psychotherapists (FNCP) - Founded in 1971.
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 Neuropsychoanalystic Society (as IPSA).
MHS (Accred) UK Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register - Psychotherapy and Hypnoptherapy
CNHC Registered UK Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register - Hypnotherapy
National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP) Clinical Supervisor
2020: Clinical Fellow in Neuropsychoanalysis - Register of The International Society for Neuropsychoanalysis (NPSA).

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Clin.Fellow NPSA (Clinical Fellow in Neuropsychoanalysis: Register of the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society), Fellow of the Institute for Psycho-Systems Analysis (FIPSA)
    FNCP (Fellow of the National Council of Psychotherapists) CNHC Registered, MHS (Accred) - Professional Standards Authority Accredited Registers for Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, Clinical Supervisior National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP), Training Analyst and Lecturer, Institute for Psycho-Systems Analysis (IPSA)
  • What I can help with
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings