Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P)
Ales Zivkovic MSc (TA Psych) PTSTA(P) CTA(P) is a Psychotherapist (UKCP registered), Supervisor, and a Trainer. His clinical practice is located in Central London, UK, where he also works as a supervisor and a professional clinical consultant. Ales also works as a Transactional Analysis (TA) trainer and an organisational consultant.
He is a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the field of Psychotherapy—PTSTA(P) and a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy)—CTA(P). He also has an MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy from Middlesex University, London, UK.
As a psychotherapist, Ales is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). He practices within his private clinical practice in the areas of Central London, UK (Marylebone W1G & Maifair W1K) and North London, UK (Primrose Hill NW1). He works with individuals and groups.
He also has experience working as a therapist within the UK NHS (National Health Service) counselling service—both within primary and secondary health care.
In his clinical practice, as well as in theory development work, Ales has been focusing on areas such as developmental (childhood) trauma, abuse, and subsequent identity issues, impairments of the sense of self, personality disorders, and eating disorders.
Ales is passionate about combining Transactional Analysis (TA) approaches with various psychoanalytic and psychodynamic concepts. He has also been integrating Expressive Psychotherapy and Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) into his clinical practice, supervision, and theory development.
As someone of mixed national and cultural backgrounds, Ales is also passionate about cultural identity and social diversity within clinical, organisational, and societal environments. He has also been involved in theory development in the area of cultural identities and the role of unconscious group and intergroup processes in identity formation.
As a trainer, Ales is a regular co-tutor for the Exam Year (final year) of advanced clinical psychotherapy training programme at The Berne Institute, UK. He also regularly presents his theory development at national and international conferences. Ales 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).