Nicky Aisher is a counselling psychologist, a registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS). Nicky practices integrative therapy, combining Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), humanistic and psychodynamic approaches in response to clients' unique situations.
Nicky's therapeutic practice is influenced by eco-psychology and eco-therapies, nature connection practices, community psychology, permaculture, mindfulness practices, wilderness therapies and social change movements. Across her work with clients, Nicky is committed to positive psychosocial environments and regenerative and sustainable cultures. To this end, she works as an assessor for Royal College of Psychiatry on their Enabling Environments initiative.
In addition to her work as a counselling psychologist, Nicola has worked therapeutically with offenders for over 12 years, as a forensic psychologist with HM Prison Service. She has a wealth of experience working with people both 1:1 and in groups, she is experienced in developing and delivering rehabilitation programmes and working with challenging populations, developing and delivering training, strategic management, and organising projects and staff teams. She is experienced in conducting quality assurance of rehabilitative programmes and conducting research employing both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.