Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Musician, Researcher, Consultant.
My name is Dr Adam Ficek and I have been involved in the music industry for 25 years as a performing artist and DJ. I have toured the world extensively at top level (EMI/Parlophone/Rough Trade) as a solo artist, band member and DJ, with various top ten 10 releases. I contribute extensively to various media outlets regarding musicians and mental health (see media page) from my clinical and musician perspective.
Additionally to my musical pursuits I have completed a Doctorate in Psychotherapy (publishing within the area of musicians and mental health), a five year MSc and two clinical, post graduate diplomas alongside EMDR and sensorimotor qualifications. I have wide experience in both the NHS, addiction and private mental health settings and currently work with BAPAM, Help Musicians and Tonic Music as a consultant and peer group facilitator. I am currently involved with research projects in collaboration with Portsmouth University alongside publishing my own research in the Journal of Music, health and Wellbeing. My qualifications are as follows;
UKCP Accredited, Insured, Clinical Psychotherapist
DPsych Doctor of Psychotherapy
MSc Integrative Psychotherapy (Distinction)
MA Advanced Music Technology
PG Clin.Dip. Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling
PG Clin. Dip Psychotherapy
PGCE Secondary Music
BA Music (Jazz)
EMDR level 1, 2, 3, 4.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy level I