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Meet the Time-To-Talk team. This is your opportunity to meet the people you will be working with.


Together, in a confidential and mutually respectful way, we will discuss together, your thoughts, fears and feelings. Together we will find the best way to act on them.

The Time-To-Talk team are highly qualified and have over 30 years experience of developing and using The Conversational Approach and their Models of Applied Thinking. To speak to them, please get in touch.



The President of IACP

The President of the IACP, Terry Horne, Co-founded with Claire Bacha, Group analysis North. He then trained in Transactional Analysis with Muriel James. 

After further training Gestalt therapy at Lancaster UK, Terry Horne helped to found The Britich Association of Psychodramatists, later training in Greece, and at Hulwell UK, with Zerka Moreno and Marcia Karp.

Terry began developing his conversational approcah to therapy, work and relationships, after meeting Bob Hopson, in Manchester UK in 1983 and professor Karin Murris in Pembroke. With Dr Mukthiar Zammen and Helen Bingly, he co-founded The Abaseen Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), now The Abaseen Foundation, currently working in South Asia. 

Between 1997 and 2007, in Managing Public Services - Implementing Changes and in A Thoughtful Approach to the Practice of Management, Terry argued for and systematised a "Conversational Approach” to Applied Thinking & Strategic Thinking, including leadership, recruitment, assessment, motivation, presenting information, critical thinking, creative thinking and taking decisions, as well as performance appraisal, teaching and learning, reflective practice, forming close relationships, counselling, and emotional and cognitive development.

Terry Horne’s books are published by Routledge, Kogan Page, Taylor and Francis and Hodder Education, who have sold over 60 million copies, translated into Spanish, Russian and Chinese.

Terry Horne

Terry Horne’s models and writings are based on his background in polymer science and neuropsychology, during his time managing SMEs, large industrial engineering complexes, public health and educational establishments and international charities.
Terry's work is also informed by his research with Roger Armstrong and Simon Wootton at the Centre for Applied Thinking at Lancashire Business School, with Claire Bacha at the Institute of Group Analysis, and with Tony Doherty at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies.
Susan Greenfield, the first female President of the Royal Society, says that Terry Horne has developed some of the world’s most advanced models of the way our brains think.

The UK Chartered Institute of Management nominated Terry Horne’s book on strategic thinking and leadership as "Management Book of the Year".
Terry Horne continues to write, supervise PhD students, run “conversational“ workshops and provide coaching and consultancy to individuals.

Fakhrun Nisa-Horne


Clinical Director & CEO of IACP

Fakhrun qualified and worked for 8 years as a clinical psychologist at Khyber Teaching Hospital.

In the UK, she has undertaken a further 4 years of postgraduate training in person-centred counselling and conversational therapy.

Fakhrun’s post graduate research centred on transcultural counselling. She was the founder of the Charity, MCS (Multilingual Counselling Services).


Under COVID-19 restrictions, Fakhrun trained as an online and telephone counsellor and now has clients from all around the world.
She still works face-to-face with clients, including NHS staff, who are referred to her by GPs and by The Cedar House Counselling Service. She has a special interest in ‘loss’ and in the use of arts and crafts to facilitate ‘counselling conversations’.
As IACP clinical director, Fakhrun is responsible for ensuring that all IACP services & activities are compliant with The Code of Ethics of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, with whom she is a licensed practitioner.

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Talking to a member of the Time-To-Talk Team can help you with problems and challenges that you face. We have a conversational, person-centred approach, backed by extensive learning and research in neurochemistry, cognitive psychology and clinical practice.

Contact us on:

Phone: 07939 291483