Bringing together our knowledge and expertise of law and psychotherapy

Claire and Satpal met during their in-depth five-year Master’s level training in Integrative Psychotherapy at the Metanoia Institute. They are both now practising psychotherapists accredited by the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP) – the governing body for psychotherapists and together have over 20 years’ experience as psychotherapists.

During their training they identified a shared vision for combining their experience of working in the legal sector with their passion and expertise in psychotherapy and neuroscience-informed training.

We know what it is like to work in high-pressured environments with high-achieving colleagues and tight deadlines. We also know legal professionals appreciate evidence, which is why we use findings from the latest research in the field of neuroscience to:

  • support individuals be at their best whilst achieving their professional goals and
  • support firms to bring out the best in their people and to create environments where people thrive.
Claire Jacques

Claire Jacques

Claire was a commercial lawyer for 20 years specialising in contract, data, and e-commerce law. Whilst still working as a lawyer she completed a 5-year Masters level psychotherapy training.

She is now a UKCP accredited psychotherapist, EMDR practitioner, trainer, and group facilitator. She has a particular focus working with lawyers, business people, and academics; supporting individual growth and enhancing professional life.

She combines her understanding of the opportunities and challenges of professional life with the latest findings from psychotherapy research, trauma-informed approaches and neuroscience. Claire is a supporter and Champion for legal professionals’ charity LawCare.

Satpal Kaur-Thompson

Satpal Kaur-Thompson

Satpal combines her extensive HR and Learning and Development expertise with her in-depth Psychotherapy knowledge and skill, empowering both individuals and organisations to change and grow.

Satpal worked in a national law firm for 10 years, where she was responsible for providing HR, training and coaching to partners and legal professionals, helping them reach their full potential. She led on a range of organisational-wide cultural transformation projects, working with board members to ensure strategic delivery. She has also worked across the public and third sectors.

Whilst working full-time, Satpal completed an intensive 5-year MSc level psychotherapy training. Now as an experienced, UKCP accredited, integrative psychotherapist, she has a successful private practice, where she offers psychological support to a range of professionals.

Associates and Consultants

We work with a small team of trusted associates and consultants, who have a background in the legal profession as well as being trained psychotherapists.