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About me

I have been offering a confidential service working with couples, individual and groups for the over 30yrs.  Specialising in couple counselling, working with individuals, relationship and family counselling and psycho-sexual therapy and working with abusers and victims of domestic violence and victims of sexual abuse.
I am married and have 3 grown up children and 2 granddaughters.
I enjoy exercising and eating out as well as travel.
I have been working across a variety of the media for over 20yrs promoting healthy and respectful relationships.

I have worked with a variety of corporate organisations developing materials for use with MS and Menopause as well as being invited to talk at a variety of global meetings/conferences and acting as a consultant on management issues.
More recently i have been involved in the development and supervision of new services for those who perpetrate domestic abuse and the survivors.

I am a qualified supervisor offering supervision to health care professionals, therapists, trustees and managers.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Relate Certificate in Couple Counselling (theory & practice)
  • Diploma in Psycho-sexual therapy
  • Relate Institute Supervisor Training certificate
  • Essential Supervision Skills -BPS LC Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • Certificate of Systemic Practice Yr1 at Foundation Level in Family Therapy
  • National Open College Network Group Skills (theory and practice) for Trainer
  • Transactional Analysis - TA101 Foundation course
  • Working therapeutically with Mindfulness - British Mindfulness Institute
  • Online Counselling - Relate
  • Self-compassion - COURAGE works
  • NLP Diploma in Coaching

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

COSRT

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Managing emotions, your own and those of others.

Breaking Bad News

Managing Anger

Resilience Awareness

Employee Assist Counselling

Mindfulness

Fees

£65.00 per session

Additional information

£65 per hour

When I work

I offer flexible appointment times both daytime and evening, Monday to Friday.

No face to face/in person appointments available at this time (Covid-19)

Further information

Member of Reg member COSRT,  Reg. member BACP(Accred)

Due to COVID-19 i am offering sessions via Skype, WhatsApp, FaceTime, Google Duo, Zoom and telephone counselling and supervision.

3 Bramcote Drive, Wakes Meadow, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 9UW

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Although my counselling room is upstairs i can accommodate clients downstairs.

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I trained and qualified as a  supervisor in 2007, with Relate.

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