Nicola-Martin-BW Nicola Martin is a Senior Partner and Founder of City CBT and is responsible for professional and ethical standards. She has been seeing clients for over 25 years in the capacity of both a corporate coach and a psychotherapist. Nicola is also an experienced and high profile lecturer who is committed to making learning an enjoyable experience. Nicola has an MSc in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT) from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is passionate about delivering the best strategies to help her clients realise their goals. Within a corporate environment, Nicola’s coaching helps people and organisations to maximise performance.
Windy-Dryden-BW Professor Windy Dryden is a Senior Partner of City CBT and one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach. He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT. He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel. He has just been awarded Emeritus Professorship from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Jonathan-Passmore-BW Professor Jonathan Passmore is one of the UK’s leading coaching psychologists and is internationally recognised for his work in coaching and leadership. He has published a dozen books including the best selling ‘Excellence in Coaching’ and ‘Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring’, he has published nearly 40 research papers on coaching and psychology, and has presented over 100 conference papers across the world from US to South Africa. Jonathan set up the UK’s first masters in coaching psychology programme and was programme director for four years. He is now part time professor of psychology and managing director for a behaviour change psychology consulting company. His contribution to coaching was recognised by the Association for Coaching when he was awarded the Global Coaching Impact award for his research and writing.
Angela-Jopling-BW Angela Jopling is an experienced leadership coach, organisational development consultant and counsellor. She has worked across a broad range of industries with many well known companies at leadership level such as British Airways, British Telecom, Goldman Sachs and the John Lewis Partnership. Angela has a degree in Economics & Marketing and a Masters in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling. She is a talented coach at the top of the profession and brings with her to City CBT a wealth of experience.
Professor-Brown-BW Professor Paul Brown is a consulting clinical and organisational psychologist and Head of the Psychology and Applied Neuroscience Unit within the Office of Government, Lao PDR. He was previously Visiting Professor in Organisational Neuroscience at London South Bank University; in Individual and Organisational Psychology at the Nottingham Law School; and Chair of the Association for Professional and Executive Coaching and Supervision (APECS).
Dr Raj Persaud Dr Raj Persaud could be described as a modern “Renaissance Man”. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist who unusually for a psychiatrist holds a first class degree in psychology and in addition has been awarded over 8 degrees and diplomas including a Masters in Statistics. These are just some of his numerous accomplishments. Dr Persaud is a distinguished lecturer with an innovative approach to psychological issues and we are delighted to have him on our faculty.
Photo to follow Rob Willson currently divides the majority of his work time between private practice and conducting research.  Previously he spent twelve years working at the Priory Hospital North London where he was a therapist and therapy services manager. He also trained and supervised numerous CBT therapists over a seven-year period at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Rob has written or co-authored several books, including the bestselling ‘Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies’ and ‘Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder’. His main clinical interests are anxiety and obsessional problems, and disseminating CBT principles through self-help. He has made several TV and radio appearances including the BBC TV documentary on Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) called ‘Too Ugly for Love’.