Meet the Better team

John Halker

John Halker

Renowned psychotherapist, broadcaster and writer

John Halker, Co-Founder of The Better Company, is a consultant psychotherapist with over 30 years experience helping people to overcome mental and emotional health issues. As well as running his clinics in London and Guernsey, John travels in Europe and beyond, lecturing and training in psychotherapeutic techniques. He is passionate about helping people to overcome trauma, and has been working with PTSD Resolution, a long-established British charity, helping service veterans to overcome trauma.  

Ros Townsend

Ros Townsend

Leading psychotherapist and author specialising in PTSD

Ros Townsend has an enormous wealth of experience as a busy psychotherapist, working with all forms of emotional distress including stress, anxiety, depression and addiction, and a special interest in working with trauma PTSD. She has published a number of books on the subject of psychotherapy and mental health, her most recent being the authoritative tome on PTSD in service veterans.

Piers Bishop

Piers Bishop

UK National Committee for Professional Standards in CBT

Piers Bishop has a wealth of experience as a psychotherapist, having been active on the committee for standards in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Piers has trained and lectured in psychotherapeutic techniques, and he has particular experience in resolving PTSD, being a Founder of PTSD Resolution, a UK national charity helping traumatised service veterans and their families. Piers is also Co-Founder of We Thrive, a leading engagement tool.