Are you feeling anxious or under stress? Or do you feel empty, confused and have a sense that life could be better. Are your experiencing the effects of physical or long term illness? Maybe you lack confidence and self esteem, feel depressed or are finding it hard to see your way through complex relationships or work related issues. Perhaps you are trying to come to terms with bereavement, betrayal or a traumatic experience. If so I can provide you with a safe place to explore any difficulties that you are having in your life.
As a psychodynamic psychotherapist I offer a confidential place where you can talk about emotional difficulties that are stopping you from getting the most out of your life. With me you can talk freely.
I have a breadth of clinical experience and have worked with adults of different ages, gender, cultures and backgrounds within charities locally and in London. I have worked in the NHS and currently have a private practice based in Tonbridge.
In addition to offering ongoing therapy I offer brief focused therapy and have a Post-Qualifying Certificate in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT). DIT is a time – limited psychodynamic therapy that has been specifically developed for the treatment of depression and anxiety.
Code of Ethics
All counselling and psychotherapy is private and confidential and I subscribe to the FPC, UKCP and BPC code of ethics
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained with the Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) and obtained
WPF Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision
WPF Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy licensed to practice once and twice weekly
WPF Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
WPF Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Professional Member of:
The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC). Membership Number 7089
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registration Number 08160193
British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Registration Number 20637
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.
BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
I offer an initial session which usually lasts about 1 hours 15 mins. This meeting is an opportunity to explore together whether a psychodynamic approach is likely to be of benefit to you.
It also gives you an opportunity to ask any questions about the therapy.
Initial session (1 hours 15 mins) £50
Ongoing 50 minute sessions £45 - £55 ( reviewed annually)
I sometimes have vacancies for people who are unable to pay the full fee.
Daytime and Wednesday or Thursday evening
I am registered with the private health insurance provider BUPA. For BUPA enquiries you can contact me at
I provide individual and group supervision