Bruno is the Training School Lead at TAC. With a strong background in User Experience, Bruno has always had in interest in the psychology of communication. Throughout his career as a therapist, educator, and translator, he has endeavored to help his colleagues, his clients and himself communicate better. A speaker of English and Brazilian Portuguese, he has lived and worked in São Paulo (Brazil) and London (UK), where he trained and qualified as an Integrative Therapeutic Counsellor.
As an advocate for diversity in therapy, he enjoys working with clients from all walks of life, embracing differences such as race, religion, age, gender, sexuality, and socio-economic background. He has experience supporting disadvantaged clients including refugees, LGBT+ communities, and clients struggling with substance misuse and/or compulsive behaviour. He is a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and in addition to his role at The Awareness Centre, has a private counselling practice.
He has also applied his skills to a variety of voluntary work over the years including professional coaching, mindfulness, translation, gardening, zookeeping, teaching, Zen shiatsu, and working with homelessness.