Nick Luxmoore

Nick Luxmoore is a trainer, clinical supervisor, school counsellor, teacher, youth worker and psychodrama psychotherapist (UKCP registered). He has 40 years' experience of working with young people and with the professionals who support them. Nick's career has included teaching English and Drama in schools and prison, teaching counselling at Oxford Brookes University, running a youth centre and youth theatre, setting up and managing a young people's counselling and information service, working as a school counsellor and as a counsellor with young refugees and asylum seekers. He is the author of eleven books - Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling (2000), Working with Anger and Young People (2006), Feeling like Crap: Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem (2008), Young People in Love and in Hate (2010), Young People and the Curse of Ordinariness (2011), Young People, Death and the Unfairness of Everything (2012), School Counsellors Working with Young People and Staff: A Whole-School Approach (2013), Essential Listening Skills For Busy School Staff: What To Say When You Don't Know What To Say (2014), Horny and Hormonal: Young People, Sex and the Anxieties of Sexuality (2016), Practical Supervision for Counsellors Who Work With Young People (2017) and The Art of Working with Anxious, Antagonistic Adolescents: Ways Forward for Frontline Professionals (forthcoming 2019)all published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. See

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