Ales Zivkovic MSc PTSTA(P)

Ales Zivkovic MSc PTSTA(P)

Psychotherapist | Counsellor | Supervisor | Trainer
Psychotherapy & Counselling
Ales is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He has his clinical psychotherapy and counselling practice in Central London, UK (Marylebone W1G & Mayfair W1K) and North London, UK (Primrose Hill NW1). In clinical setting he predominantly...
Clinical Supervision and Professional Consultation
As a supervisor, Ales works with qualified and trainee psychotherapists, counsellors, and transactional analysts in the UK and internationally, supporting them with supervision and clinical/professional consultation. Ales is included on the United Kingdom Council for...
Training & Teaching
As a trainer, Ales is a regular co-tutor of the Exam Group (final year of advanced clinical psychotherapy training programme) at The Berne Institute, Nottingham, UK. He is also actively involved in theory development, which...
Organisational Dynamics Consulting, Coaching, Relational Process Mediation
Group processes and intergroup dynamics are part of Ales’ special focus both in his practice, as well as in academic and theory development. Ales has been working with groups in clinical, training, and organisational settings,...

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Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P)

Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P) is a psychotherapist (UKCP registered), clinical supervisor, and a trainer. He is also active as an organisational dynamics consultant.

As a psychotherapist, Ales is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). He practices within his private clinical practice in Central London, UK (Marylebone W1G & Mayfair W1K) and North London, UK (Primrose Hill NW1), working with individuals and groups. In the past, he worked as a therapist within the UK National Health Service (NHS) counselling service—both within primary and secondary health care.

Ales’ predominant focus is in the areas of personality functioning and identity issues. These issues may be a result of developmental (childhood) trauma, abuse, neglect, or other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). They may manifest themselves in various different ways, depending on the level of severity, and may range from subjective feeling of emptiness, purposelessness, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive traits, difficulties with authority and engaging in relationships, personality disorders, dependency and co-dependency, self-harm or eating disorders.

Whilst in his clinical work, Ales combines different transactional analysis (TA) approaches, in his work with personality functioning, he predominantly falls back on psychodynamic expressive TA. He is also passionate about combining TA with other psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approaches.

As a trainer, Ales is a regular co-tutor of the Exam Year (final year) of advanced clinical psychotherapy training programme at The Berne Institute, UK. He regularly presents at national and international conferences and holds international online talks and workshops.

As someone of mixed ethnic and cultural backgrounds, Ales is passionate about cultural identity and social diversity within clinical, organisational, and societal settings. His focus is predominantly on collective and cultural identities and the role of unconscious group and intergroup processes in identity formation.

Ales is also involved as an organisational dynamics consultant and coach, focusing predominantly on the collective processes and their effects in organisational functioning. He also works as a relational process mediator, helping groups, companies, individuals, and families tackle their relational challenges.

Ales is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the field of Psychotherapy—PTSTA(P) and a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy)—CTA(P). He has an MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy from Middlesex University, London, UK. He is a member of various professional organisations, including UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy), ITAA (International Transactional Analysis Association), UKATA (UK Association for Transactional Analysis) and EATA (European Association for Transactional Analysis).

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Journal Articles

Developmental Trauma and the Bad Object—Journal Article
In his recent refereed journal article, published in Transactional Analysis Journal (TAJ), Ales Zivkovic discusses the topic of developmental violations from the perspective of how they influence identity development and their influence on personality structure and functioning (original article). Influences on interpersonal functioning, as well as, manifestations this may have …
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Parasitic Personality Organisation and Parasitic Relatedness – Journal Article
In his recent journal article, published in Transactional Analysis Journal (TAJ), Ales Zivkovic discusses Parasitic Personality Organisation and Parasitic Relatedness (Zivkovic, 2020) (original article).
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    85 Wimpole Street
    London W1G 9RJ
  • Mayfair

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    Davies Street
    London W1K