Jonathan Hall

Course Leader, Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy

Professional Biography

Jonathan’s early career was as a geography teacher in secondary education in a number of inner-London state schools, before moving to Goldsmiths, University of London, as a teacher educator. During this time, Jonathan retrained as an existential psychotherapist at the then Regent’s College (now Regent’s University London). Currently, Jonathan is Course Leader for the Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy at Regent's and teaches on the MA Psychotherapy and Counselling course and is a Module Leader on the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education.


  • Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy, Regent's University London, London, 2004
  • MA Psychotherapy and Counselling, City University, 2002
  • PGCE, Goldsmiths, University of London, 1984
  • BA(Hons) Geography, CNAA, 1981

Relevant Past Employment

  • Teacher of Geography A range of Inner London State Secondary Schools 1984 – 2000
  • Lecturer in Education, Goldsmiths, University of London  2000 – 2012
  • Senior Lecturer/Course Leader ADEP, Regent’s University, London, 2011 –present


Hall, J (2005). Understanding and Interpretation in the Clinical Setting: A Heideggarian Perspective Existential Analysis, 15.1 pp.109-115

Research Supervision

  • Supervisor of MA dissertations

Research Interests

  • The place of the body and sexuality in psychotherapy
  • Existential perspectives on psychopathology
  • Phenomenology as a basis for creative conversations

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • Senior Fellowship of the HEA
  • Member of UKCP
  • Member of Society for Existential Analysis Reviewer

Teaching & Course Development

  • ADEP
  • MAPC


  • Examined 2 MA dissertations. 
  • External examining experience for PGCE for 2 universities.