Professional Background

Jacky Francis Walker

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Registrations and accreditations:

Bespoke Coaching and Psychotherapy:
With my unique background, experience and training I am in great demand and only work with a select number of coaching clients at any one time.

My bespoke approach of coaching with psychotherapy allows us to get so much further with your desired personal and business outcomes, and especially where long-term habitual responses are not responding to simple ‘mindset’ interventions that other coaches might rely upon.

We contract for a number of months (normally, 3, 6 or 12 months) with an agreed number of sessions per month (normally 2, but this can be varied).

Bespoke coaching and psychotherapy is only available privately. Contact me for an exploratory discussion to see if we wish to enter into an agreement to work together.

Paychotherapy:
I am a Provider / Recognised Provider for:

  • April UK Health insurance policies
  • Aviva Health insurance policies    Provider No  600055825
  • AXA PPP Health insurance policies   Provider No JW06151
  • BUPA Health insurance policies  Provider No 30046697
  • Cigna Healthcare Benefits   Provider No 203043
  • CS Healthcare   Provider No PJ 129
  • Exeter Family Friendly policies   Provider No 14013318
  • Freedom Healthnet
  • General & Medical Health insurance policies
  • Healix health insurance policies   Provider No PSTWALK000
  • Health Online
  • The NHS Practitioner Health Programme for health professionals
  • Patient Choice Cash Plan insurance policies
  • Simply Health insurance policies
  • Vitality Health (Prudential) insurance policies
  • WPA and WPA Protocol policies   Provider No 920642996
  • Corpore TTN – rehabilitation services provider for a range of top insurance companies, solicitors, corporates and case management companies
  • Counselling agencies, including MIND, NORCAS, St Barnabas Counselling Centre, Off the Record, One-to-One Project
  • Psychotherapy training institutes, including Metanoia Institute, London and Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Insurance Policy:  If you are covered by an insurance policy for psychotherapy sessions, I am registered with a number of providers and may be able to see you under the terms of your policy. Please note that policies do not cover coaching sessions.

Please contact your insurance company with details of your policy to see if it may be possible to arrange for sessions to be covered. You may need to be referred by your GP or a psychiatrist so do check what their procedure is and what kind of therapist they would cover.

Training and qualifications:

  • Diploma and MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Diploma, Advanced Diploma and MA in Counselling
  • Trainings in Evidence Based CBT (following NICE guidelines)
  • Certificate in Supervision
  • Trainings in Mindfulness and Mindfulness approaches, including Focusing, and Polyvagal Theory
  • Qualifications in NLP, Mediation and Groupwork, amongst many others
  • Certificate in Third Wave CBT
  • BWRT Level 1 (BrainWorking Recursive Therapy)

I also engage in regular Continuing Professional Development activities to keep my skills and knowledge up to date.


Professional Background

  • Organisational consultancy, training and mediation, including College of Nursing, Royal Society of Chemistry, National Trust, Royal & Sun Alliance, Norfolk Social Services, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, West Norfolk Enterprise Agency, WEETU, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service, Norfolk County Council, Breckland District Council, Broadland Housing Association, Prison Service Staff Care & Welfare Service, Foulgers Transport and other private businesses
  • Private Practice (psychotherapist and consulting supervisor) Harley Street, City of London, Hoxton and Norfolk 1996-current
  • Intake Assessor, St Barnabas Counselling Centre, Norwich 2002-2003
  • Psychotherapist, Realise My Potential mental health project 2002-2003
  • Psychotherapist, HMP Whitemore for prison staff and psychologists working in the DSPD (Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders) assessment and treatment programme 2001-2004
  • Therapeutic support, Swaffham Mental Health Day Centre 1999-2001
  • Resources assessor, International Stress Management Association 1997-1998
  • Contributor to ISMA’s guidelines for accredited stress training courses 1997
  • Panel member and Moderator for Open College Network 1996-2000
  • Tutor, Lead Tutor and Curriculum Support for Norfolk Adult Education counselling training programme 1995-2004
  • Co-founder, co-developer and joint tutor for Eastern Tree Training and Therapy’s Diploma in Counselling professional training 2004-2007


Published Work


Board Level Appointments
  • Director: Bonobo TV Ltd, Jacky Walker Ltd
  • Trustee: ‘No More Dodos’, registered with the Charity Commission No 1161935
  • Co-founder, Eastern Tree Training and Therapy
  • Board member for the Association of Humanistic Psychology in Britain 2004-2008
  • Member of Management Committee, One-to-One Project 2004-2005

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