I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - with some 30 years experience - as well as being an accredited CBT Supervisor.
My services are available to individuals and couples as well as Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) and Corporate clients. I have extensive experience in the fields of Healthcare. Trade Union and Student Support Services.
I offer both face to face and telephone counselling sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
Having trained some 30 years ago in Person Centred Counselling, I went on to qualify in Gestalt and Transactional Analysis before moving into Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in 1998.
I gained an MA in CBT in 2004 which served to complement my Social Work (CQSW) and MSc in Social Sciences.
I am a fully BABCP accredited CBT Therapist specialising in :
depression; anxiety disorder; OCD and phobia work; drug and alcohol misuse; self harming behaviour; emotional and behavioural problems; sleep disorder; health anxiety and social phobia plus LGBT issues. I also specialise in working with people on the spectrum in particular Asperger's - from age 6 years upwards. I offer couple counselling and family therapy.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I also do career guidance and nutritional advice.
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Individuals - £60
Couples - £70
Further fees information available on request
I believe that if anybody is helped to gain the right tools, it can make a significant difference to quality of life. Why I love CBT so much is because it's collaborative, it's a joint venture, where I will learn as much from the person I'm working with as they might learn from me.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
8am - 8pm Monday to Saturday Sunday appointments by arrangement
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|