I am a humanistic & integrative psychotherapist with 20 years' experience of working with individuals and couples on either an open ended or time limited basis. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space to explore your issues and find a more satisfying way to live your life.
I work with a range of issues, including self-esteem, depression, bereavement, life transitions and childlessness.
I enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and cultures, and also offer sessions in German, and on Skype.
Sometimes we look for therapy or counselling when a crisis hits; sometimes because we feel vaguely unsatisfied and feel that we could get more out of life. I came to therapy for the latter reason - something just wasn't working; I felt flat, disconnected and generally discontent. I learned how to be more aware, to take charge of my choices. This is the goal of therapy - to learn more about ourselves so that we can be more in control of our emotions rather than at the mercy of them. In the words of Trainspotting: Choose Life
Training, qualifications & experience
I graduated from Spectrum Psychology Centre in 1998 and accredited with the UKCP in 2000. In 2002 I completed a Diploma in working with couples, in 2005 I did a course on Brief Solution Focused Therapy and in 2009 I undertook a specialised training in working with eating disorders.
I am also an affiliate counsellor with a number of Employee Assistance Providers.
While training, I worked as a counsellor in a GP practice, for the Domestic Violence Intervention Project, and Victim Support.
Prior to becoming a therapist I was an HR manager and trainer. I also worked in Germany as a technical translator.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
£50 for individuals
£60 for couples
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Weekdays from 1pm to 8pm. Saturday mornings from 10am to 1pm.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|