When you are feeling discouraged, anxious, worried, or have thoughts, feelings behaviours that you feel are stopping you from managing the challenges of life, counselling might be beneficial.
My counselling approach can be applied to most situations where people feel they need help.
My approach is himanistic, psychodynamic and person- centered. It is holistic, working with mind, body and spirit. My counselling approach is interactive and equal, myself and the client working together on the issues they bring. I am interested in helping people feel a sense of belonging, and of courage to tackle what life throws at them.
When we feel discouraged, we sometimes need some help to find our way back into the fullness of life. I look into my clients' early life, as the roots of our "stuckness" can often be found in ways we learnt to manage life when we were very young. We then work together to find a way to change our response to difficulties, to give ourselves more choice.
In my private practice, I work with people aged 16 and over.
I also work with couples, looking in particular at how they carry out the "task for two" as Adler described the relationship. Communication, dealing with challenges as a couple, encouragement for the individual within the couple and how this can help resolve many issues.
I am also a qualified Family Counsellor, happy to work with the whole family, to explore the dynamics that cause friction in daily life, and to find ways to increase cooperation, so that each family member has a place in the group which is equal and valued.
I am a member of BACP.
Training, qualifications & experience
2013 Certificate in Supervision
2011 Certificate in Adlerian Family Counselling
2006 – 2008 Diploma in Adlerian Counselling, Adlerian Society of Wales
2005 Adlerian Teaching Certificate
2004 – 2005 Certificate in Adlerian Counselling – Trinity College Carmarthen
2004 Counselling and Communications course – Trinity College Carmarthen
2003 City and Guilds in Adult Education – Level 1, Amersham College
1997 – 1998 Karuna Institute - Foundation in Core Process Psychotherapy
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
My fee for one to one and couples counselling is £40 per hour, although I have a limited number of client places for which I can offer a reduction, depending on financial circumstances, and I offer counselling to students for £25 per hour.
The fee for family counselling is £50 for a one and a half hour session, and this usually only requires one or two shorter follow up sessions.
I am also an experienced trainer, and am happy to put together bespoke training for companies, organisations who work in the counselling/caring/health fields.
I am a member of
BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy),
ASOW (Adlerian Society of Wales),
ASIIP (Adlerian Society of the UK and Institute for Individual Psychology),
I am fully insured.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I hold a Certificate in Supervision from Cambridge Supervision Training.View supervision profile