Originally from Dublin, Ireland, John Francis Leader is a Consulting Psychologist and Cognitive Scientist who has travelled the world extensively having spent time particularly in the United States, India and Europe. John is passionate about people and their stories and uses his psychological skills, in addition to his background in film-making, to assist individuals and organisations in making meaningful changes in how they think, feel and act.

John spends his time between training, consultancy and therapeutic work in private practice and academic research in the area of experiential therapeutic learning which he conducts from the Cognitive Science Programme at University College Dublin. John holds a BA Honours Degree in Psychology and three Diplomas in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy and is currently completing a PhD in Cognitive Science.

John is an accredited supervisor and regularly assists practitioners in developing the quality of their service to clients. He is a post-graduate member in good standing of the British Psychological Society, the Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy Association, the Cognitive Science Society and the Psychological Society of Ireland.

He is an active member of a number of groups including the BPS Division of Academics, Teachers & Researchers in Psychology, the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology, the PSI Division of Teachers & Researchers, the PSI Division of Work and Organisational Psychology Coaching Psychology Group and the PSI Special Interest Group for Media, Art and Cyberpsychology.

To find out more about John and see a list of some recent appearances on television, on radio and in newspapers visit the following Wikipedia link. Click here to learn more >