John Burnham is a systemic psychotherapist working in the independent and public sectors. His practice includes therapy, supervision, training, consultation and writing. His main clinical work is with children, young people and families in Inpatient CAMHS at Parkview Clinic, Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he is employed as a Consultant Systemic and Family Psychotherapist and Academic Tutor in the Systemic Training Programme. John has 45 years of experience working with families, couples and individuals. He is formerly Director of Training at Kensington Consultation Centre (KCC) in London. He is a past Visiting Fellow at Northumbria University, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and an Honorary Fellow of UKCP. He has been developing CMM from a practitioners perspective since he first met Pearce and Cronen in 1982. Along the way he has developed Approach-Method-Technique, Social GgRRAAAACCEEEESSS.....S, and more recently PPRR (Problems-Possibilities & Resources-Restraints), often using CMM as an organising framework. He is particularly interested in developing a reflexive relationship between THEORY and practice, & PRACTICE and theory, embodied in the phrase 'Think Theory and Talk Ordinary'. As well as training in the UK he teaches in a variety of contexts including Scandinavia, Netherlands, USA, and South America.