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Personal profile


Dr. Tony Evans is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Principal Lecturer at Roehampton University, Researcher and Consultant. He also runs a private therapy practice in Putney, London.

As a practitioner he strives for a balance between flexibility and openness and knowledge, process and technique. For him practising from an integrative standpoint allows the voice of the client to be seen, heard, felt and worked with. He believes in a healthy balance between art and science.

Qualifications and Lecturing

Tony holds a PsychD Practitioner Doctorate in Counselling Psycholgy. His doctoral thesis was A Bridge to Manhood: How the Masculine Self is shaped by the father-son relationship.

He was awarded a distinction in his Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology leading to the award of Chartered Counselling Psychologist status from the British Psychological Society. He has previously completed a Diploma in Psychological Counselling and a BSc Psychology & Counselling. He also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education.

Tony is a Principal Lecturer and research supervisor at Roehampton University, where he acts as the Programme Convener on the undergraduate BSc Psychology and Counselling. His subjects include Models of Counselling Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Managing the Counselling Process and Reflective Practice.

His Masters Thesis used a Qualitative Narrative Analysis method to examine the core masculinity narratives of male prisoners. His wider research interests include gender, power, identity formation and personal narratives.


Bsc, Dip Coun, Msc, CPsychol, PsychD

Research interests

Tony has been practising as a a therapist for twelve years. His main clinical training placement was at Wandsworth Prison, working with clients from the main prison, the Vulnerable Prisoners Unit and the hospital wing. This included people with histories of serious drug and alcohol abuse, paranoid schizophrenia, personality disorders, severe depression, childhood and adult sexual abuse, including much work with sexual offenders. Many were deemed at high risk of suicide. Much of the work focussed on anger management, loss, bereavement, addiction, severe trauma and relationship issues. He has also worked in range of other clinical settings including the Terrence Higgins Trust/London Lighthouse, working with people affected by HIV and AIDS and at various GP surgeries.

He is also involved in Roehampton's External Consultancy work running workshops for various Fire Services on working with both Juvenile and Adult Fire Setters and their families and conducting evaluation research.


Psychology & Counselling

Research Output

A prison within a prison? The masculinity narratives of male prisoners

Evans, T. & Wallace, P., 2008, In : MEN AND MASCULINITIES. 10, 4, p. 484-507

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


How young men’s masculinity affects and is affected by the counselling process: a psychosocial analysis

Author: Bichard, T., 20 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Rizq, R. (Supervisor) & Evans, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: PsychD


The Bridge to Manhood: How the Masculine Self is affected by the Father-Son Relationship

Author: Evans, T., 2009

Supervisor: Salm, A. M. (External person) (Supervisor), Moran, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Worrell, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


‘Navigating between polarities': An exploration of how gay male therapists’ subject positionings affect their experience of the therapeutic relationship with male clients

Author: Beattie, M., 2013

Supervisor: Salm, A. M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Evans, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis