Lea Getu

Position: Lecturer
Email: getul@regents.ac.uk
Faculty: Psychotherapy & Psychology

Professional Biography

Lea Getu is a psychotherapist with extensive experience in clinical work and research.  She has run her own practice 2002-date. She has worked with NHS as a Primary Care Counsellor, 2006-date.  She has taught counselling and psychotherapy skills, facilitated PPD groups and lectured on various topics on foundation level at Regent's University London, 2009-date. She is researching for PhD on female-to-female child sexual abuse, 2008-date.

Qualifications

  • PhD in progress, Regent's University London 2008-ongoing
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's University London, 2005
  • MA, Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's University London, 2004

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2009 – current, Visiting Lecturer (lecturing, teaching Psychotherapy and Counselling skills and facilitating Personal and Professional Development Groups – Regent's School of Psychotherapy and Psychology, Regent's University London
  • 2006 – current, Primary Care Counsellor (in GP practices, NHS) , Oxford
  • 2002 – current, Private Practice, Oxford

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • UCKP
  • CPC

Teaching & Course Development

  • 2009 – current, Visiting Lecturer on Foundation level(lecturing, teaching Psychotherapy and Counselling skills and facilitating Personal and Professional Development Groups – Regent's School of Psychotherapy and Psychology, Regent's University London

Research Interests

She is researching at present for her PhD on female-to-female child sexual abuse (FCSA). She is interested e.g. in the cultural,  societal and historical aspects of FCSA, the effects of FCSA in the survivor's life, why some women do sexually abuse children and how therapists experience, process and work with FCSA.

She is also interested in researching on aspects of sexual trauma within intercultural context.

Last updated: 08 December 2017