Becky Wright is a qualified counsellor and supervisor with a wide experience of helping people resolve difficulties. She has a Diploma in Counselling and holds a Master of Science Degree in Counselling Research awarded by the University of Bristol.
She had an eight year appointment teaching mediation and stress management at HMP Shepton Mallet after helping to set up an Open Mind group and the South West Meditation Group.
Much of Becky Wright’s experience has grown from her work within the prison service. Involved in teaching assertiveness, drug, alcohol and stress management courses to inmates, she also delivered Post Traumatic Stress Counselling to Somerset Probation Service Offenders.
Becky Wright is a senior accredited member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy),
Becky presented her work entitled “Anger management through peer education a new approach” at the Howard League Conference for Penal Reform. In 1998 she presented a similar workshop at the NACROS conference in Sheffield entitled Youth 2000. Becky also became a finalist in the Cosmopolitan Woman of Achievement Awards in 1999 for her work in education. In 2000 she was co-awarded the, “Innovation in Training Award,” by Pavilion Publishing for her co-authored pack entitled, “ Get Sorted with Drugs & Alcohol.”
Becky has recently presented as the keynote speaker at the Annual general meeting of the Taunton Women’s Refuge and TAP ( Taunton Association for Psychodynamics).
Becky is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Winston Churchill Trust.