Nick Luxmoore is a trainer, school counsellor, teacher, youth worker and psychodrama psychotherapist (UKCP registered). He has almost 40 years' experience of working with young people and with the professionals who support them.
Nick's career has included teaching English and Drama in schools and prisons, teaching counselling at Oxford Brookes University, running a youth centre and youth theatre, setting up and managing a young people's counselling and information service, working as a school counsellor and as a counsellor with young refugees and asylum seekers.
He is the author of ten books - Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling (2000); Working with Anger and Young People (2006); Feeling like Crap: Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem (2008); Young People in Love and in Hate (2010); Young People and the Curse of Ordinariness (2011); Young People, Death and the Unfairness of Everything (2012); School Counsellors Working with Young People and Staff: A Whole-School Approach (2013); Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff: What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say (2014); and his latest work, Horny and Hormonal: Young People, Sex and the Anxieties of Sexuality (2016). His tenth book, ‘Practical Supervision For Counsellors Who Work With Young People’ has just recently been launched. All books are published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.