Lucien Paul Stanfield BA (Hons), MBA (Distinction), PGCert Psych, PGDip Psych, MA (Distinction) Psych is a UKCP Registered psychotherapist and relationship counsellor with 18 years’ experience working in both private practice and in community settings.
He is the Chief Executive of Claremont Project, the UK’s first well-being centre with over 22,000 visits a year, specialising in working with older people. He developed both the psychotherapy and art therapy services for the charity. The services won the Royal Society for Public Health award in 2014, for the exemplary quality of services and its contribution to the evidence base of outcomes. He has led the development of a National Charter for Services to Older People and is Chair of the Flourishing Lives Coalition, a coalition of progressive providers for older people. He is also Chair of the national Age Action Alliance – Arts.
Lucien is particularly interested in a phenomenological approach to therapy, body-focussed work (the work of Porges, for example), attachment and emotionally focused therapy, and the nature of intersubjectivity.