About us


Director/Teacher, Activist 

William Fley
(MA, PG.Dip, BA (Hons) MBACP Accredited)

William has developed the Putney Debates, Project MUD, Project MBBT, the ‘Empowerment weekends’ programme and the New Forest Mindfulness Summer School on working with diversity.

He has an MA in race, culture and ethnicity from Birkbeck College, where his dissertation researched ‘Higher Education and the Equality Act 2010’. This looked at the attainment gap in higher education. William has also taught at the University of Brighton and the University of London.

Qualified as an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist from Roehampton University, William initially worked in the NHS, treating bereavement, trauma and working with victims of crime before setting up a private practice. He moved to the New Forest in 2010, and is continuing his development at Breathworks and the Oxford Mindfulness Centre. He plays the viola and likes cats

Training & qualifications:

  • MA from Birkbeck College. University of London

  • BA (Hons) in psychology from Richmond American International University, London

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from Regent’s College, London

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. University of Surrey