Basia Spalek is Professor in Conflict Transformation at the University of Derby. Basia has undertaken extensive and in-depth research into community-based approaches to counter-terrorism, including community policing initiatives, mentoring, and de-radicalisation interventions. Recent books include Counter-Terrorism: community based approaches to preventing terror crime (Palgrave Macmillan); and Terror Crime Prevention with Communities (Bloomsbury Academic). Basia is regularly consulted by international, national and local state and non-state actors and institutions, including the OSCE, ISD, RUSI, the Home Office, counter-terrorism policing units and others. Basia is also a BACP accredited psychotherapist at the University of Leicester Counselling Service and also has her own private practice. Basia’s therapeutic work includes working with young people, prisoners, older people and with communities, and Basia also supervises counselling practitioners, youth workers and others involved in mental health and wellbeing. Basia is currently writing Integrative Psychotherapy which is to be published by Routledge in 2018.