Professor of Counselling, School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, UK
Mick Cooper is a practising counselling psychologist and existential psychotherapist. Mick is author and editor of a wide range of texts on person-centred, existential, and relational approaches to therapy, including The Handbook of Person-centred Psychotherapy and Counselling (Palgrave, 2003, with Maureen O'Hara, Art Bohart and Peter Schmid), Existential Therapies (Sage, 2003), Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2005, with Dave Mearns), and Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2011, with John McLeod). Mick has also led a range of research studies exploring the process and outcomes of humanistic counselling with young people, and is author of Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy: The Facts are Friendly (Sage, 2008). Mick lives in Brighton with his partner and four children.