Who's Who:

The BISS Executive Committee

Valeria Grishko, BISS Chair

Sue Chapman, Chair of Training Committee

Helen Gogarty, Member of Training Committe

Diana Jansen

Rebecca Miles

Mike Falcus, on leave from the Executive Committee

External consultant to committee: Alex Esterhuyzen


Full Members - BISS/ISST

Margaret Baron - Teaching Member
London NW3


Sue Chapman - Teaching Member
London, Norfolk & Suffolk
Tel: 01379 855099    Email: creativehealth(at)btinternet(dot)com    Web:
As well as being a Teaching Member of ISST & BISS Sue is a Health Care Professions Council Registered Arts Therapist with a private practice in South Norfolk. She works mainly with adults, Sandplay & Arts Therapy Students, Health Professionals and especially people who are living through times of loss, change and transition. Her particular interests are symbol and myth and the interface between psychology, spirituality and creativity.


David Clemens
Essex CM1


Maeve Dooley
61 Trinity Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth. Ireland.
Email:    Web:


Alex Esterhuyzen - Teaching Member
5th Floor, Season. Com Bld, 3 Humphreys Ave,Tsim Sh Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Tel: + 852 23112512    Email: depthpsych1(at)gmail(dot)com    Web:
Alex is a Jungian Analyst and Sandplay Therapist. Current President of ISST. He is also a Consultant Psychiatrist specialised in Psychotherapy and in Psychiatry of Disability. Previously Hon Senior Lecturer in Psychotherapy at St George's Hospital Medical School, London, he now works in Private Practice.


Mike Falcus - Teaching Member
Denbighshire LL15


Robby Ginsborg - Teaching Member
South London SE27. 
Tel: 020 8761 3607    Email:
Robby is a senior Jungian Analyst (IAAP, IGAP) and a member of UKCP


Helen Gogarty - Teaching Member
Co. Donegal, Eire


Valeria Grishko - Teaching Member
West London, W5 2RS
Tel: 07530 467230    Email:    Web:
Valeria is an experienced psychotherapist working with children, adults, families and couples with a wide range of mental health, psychological and adjustment difficulties. In addition to analytical psychology and Jungian sandplay, Valeria works from psychodynamic and integrative approaches. She is licesend psychotherapist in the state of New York (LCSW), member of BACP and HCPC.  In addition to working as therapist and supervisor for over 15 years, she has delivered training and presentation on a range of mental health and psychological topics.  Her work has been published in the Journal of Sandplay Therapy in 2012 and 2014. She offers sandplay processes to individuals interested in BISS training.  She speaks English, French and Russian.


Brendan Harding - Teaching Member
Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland BT79 182E.


Diana Jansen - Teaching Member
Northumberland NE18.


Birgitte Kiorboe
Dk-3460 Birkerod. Denmark.
Tel: 0045 4582 1981    Email:


Kate Loiseau
Darlington DL2


Rebecca Miles
Findhorn, Scotland IV36 3TA
Tel: 07504 420584    Email: Rebecca(dot)miles(at)zen(dot)co(dot)uk    Web: 
Rebecca is an experienced therapist with BACP accreditation, working with adults and children. In addition to her private practice she teaches on counselling & psychotherapy training programmes and offers supervision to other colleagues. She published in the Journal of Sandplay Therpay (Vol 21 2012) on the symbolism of the Threshold and is deeply engaged with the quest to find ways of living a meaningful life.