Counselling for 18 years, I offer both open-ended and short-term support to assist my clients with a wide range of difficulties and life challenges; I work with Individuals, young people and couples who may be facing difficult or sensitive personal issues. I offer you professional confidential, experienced help with personal concerns
Psychodynamically trained I have studied a variety of approaches (Integrative) to cater for the variety of issues my clientele may bring (including Narrative Humanistic, and CBT Therapies).
Supporting emotional issues, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, loss, bereavement, abuse, anger management, stress, feeling stuck, eating disorders, personal difficulties, depression, sexual issues, coping with change, work related concerns, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) among others.
In addition to my private practice, I have worked / work in various agency settings such as Local Counselling Services, Employer Assisted Programs, Ssafa, ECC Services Futures for children GP surgery,The Partnerships and with the elderly.
As an experienced MBACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
My Basingstoke location at the top of town means easy access and ample parking. I provide potential clients with an initial informal discussion for 30 minutes free of charge.
There are times in your life that things just don't go as planned and you need a professional to help you to explore unspoken feelings and concerns in a supportive and confidential space.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
- Diploma in Counselling Adolescents and Young People
- Certificates in Couples Counselling
- Certificate in Coaching Skills
- Certificate in CBT
- Certificate Working With Eating Disorders
- Counselling GP. Surgery
- Assessment Counsellor
- CRB checked
Also other numerous Certificate trainings in Mental Health Issues, Self-Harm, Substance Abuse, Psychopathology, Dreams, NLP etc.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
£50 per session for Individuals &
£65.00 for Couples.
Session fees are negotiable across a range which is intended to take into account individual circumstances including income and affordability.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evening appointments
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|