Our People  

Dr David Lawlor PhD, MSc, CQSW, Dip App Beh Science
Director of the Centre for Social Work Supervision and Consultancy

David Lawlor was a Consultant Social Worker at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust where he was the Head of the Social Work Discipline and member of the Senior Management Team. He initially trained as a social worker. David has experience of working in local authority settings, voluntary organisations and psychiatric hospital as a field social worker and manager. David has worked in organisational and staff development posts in local authorities. In these settings he was the Principal Commissioning Officer for Multi-Agency Child protection Training. David trained in organisational consultancy and psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic. For over twenty years he has worked as an organisational consultant and coach. He was a Principal Consultant with the Tavistock Consultancy Service. David has a PhD in Tavistock Consultancy.and an MSc in Human Resource Development from London South Bank University Business School. He has delivered a wide range of training and staff development programmes to the whole range of staff in the public and private sector. He specialises in the training of front line mangers in supervision and management practice. He has consulted to senior management teams on the management task. He is particularly interested in the impact that working with people in distress has on staff functioning. He is the organiser of a number of leadership development programmes. He has conducted research on the effects of stress on staff functioning. He is a Myers-Briggs practitioner.

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions.

Our Consultants

All of our consultants are skilled in training and consultancy interventions. All are advance practitioners and have a background in reflective practice.


For further details about the consultancy and training activities of the Centre for Social Work Supervision and Consultancy please contact:
Dr David Lawlor
Director of the Centre for Social Work Supervision and Consultancy

Call on: 0775 808 3387

email: enquiries@cswsc.co.uk

write: Dr David Lawlor
PO Box 71821
London NW1W 8DE