MBACP Senior Accredited Pyschotherapist, Counselling Supervisor, and WPF trainer with 16 years experience. My core approach is psychodynamic however I mainly work integratively using aspects of humanistic, Gestalt, cognitive and psychodynamic approaches to help individuals, young adults or couples experiencing a wide range of presenting problems such as low self esteem, anxiety, stress, relationships, and other aspects of the human condition which hinder potential.
My approach offers the opportunity to explore how past experiences impact on our behaviours and responses in our present lives, providing insights which can help facilitate better self knowledge, better relationships, better ways of coping and opportunities for change. I also offer supervision to counselling professionals, group facilitation and training.
Recent training courses attended include Eating Disorders and Understanding Anger.
I have extensive experience of working with teenagers with Special Needs.
Recent Testimonial: 'Thank you so much for your help in getting me back on track and for giving me my daughter back. I could not have done it without you. You have made an enormous difference to my life and I am so deeply grateful.' A
Training, qualifications & experience
MBACP Senior Accred; Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling 1996, B.A.(Lit), Cert.Ed., CPCAD Certificate in Humanistic Counselling Theory and Skills 1994
Trustee for Valley Trust Schools Counselling Service 2010
Manager for Valley Trust Schools Counselling Service 2010-2012
16 years post-qualifying experience
Counselling trainer & Supervisor
Group facilitator WPF
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling I deal with
chronic illness, learning disabilities, trans-gender,
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
- Gestalt therapy
By negotiation: Individuals £45 per session, couples £55 (75 mins), Supervision £55 (75mins)
I work according to BACP Code of Ethics. My practice takes place in a relaxed, confidential environment. Contracts may be short or long term and will be agreed at the first session. I charge for late cancellation (within 48 hours).
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Supervision & training