John Rowan has written a number of books, including Subpersonalities (Routledge 1990), Healing The Male Psyche (Routledge 1997), and The Transpersonal: Spirituality In Psychotherapy and Counselling (Routledge 1005). In addition he has had six books of poetry published.
He is on the Editorial Board of Self & Society, the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, the Transpersonal Psychology Review and the Counselling Psychology Review. He is a founder member of the UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners. He was a member of the Governing Board of the UK Council for Psychotherapy. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a qualified individual and group psychotherapist, a chartered counselling psychologist and a senior accredited counsellor and supervisor. He is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and edits the BACP North London Magazine.
He has taught and supervised groups at the Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies, the Serpent Institute and the Minster Centre. His workshop interests are creativity, research, the dialogical self and the transpersonal. He has led groups since 1969, and now practises Primal Integration, which is a holistic approach to therapy.
He and his wife live in London: he has four children and four grandchildren.