Colin Lago





Independent Psychotherapist


Colin Lago, D. Litt, was Director of the Counselling Service at the University of Sheffield, U.K., from 1987 – 2003. He now works as an independent counsellor/psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor. Trained initially as an engineer, Colin went on to become a full time youth worker in London and a teacher in Jamaica before becoming a counselling practitioner. He is an accredited therapist and Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Deeply committed to transcultural concerns within psychotherapy, he has published articles, videos and books on the subject. His latest books include: • Anti-Discriminatory Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2010) Co-edited with Barbara Smith. London: Sage. • The Handbook of Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy.(2011) Editor: Colin Lago. Maidenhead; Open University/ McGraw Hill. • The Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy Handbook:Origins, Developments and Current Applications. (2016) Co-edited with Divine Charura. Maidenhead; Open University/ McGraw Hill.