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MA Psychol. UKCP Reg

About me

My work is about making life more meaningful and creative, whatever these may mean for you. I aim to support you to discover and connect with your unique way of being in the world and to inspire change through exploring difficulties as well as your deepest yearnings.

You may be feeling stuck in your present situation and are seeking a new life direction and/or have relationship problems, anxiety, disturbing body symptoms or traumatic experience. Central to my approach is an assumption that in every troubling experience is a hidden opportunity for growth. I work in a way that makes accessible the inherent potential, creativity and meaning in these disturbances, and that creates space for you to connect with your own resources.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP accredited psychotherapist
  • Masters in Psychology ( member of the British Psychological Society)
  • Practitioner diploma in hypnotherapy
  • Over 20 years experience in the field of personal growth, psychotherapy and coaching in private practice 
  • 8 years volunteer psychotherapist in community mental health cetnre
  • Since 2009 I train and supervise students in psychotherapy school
  • Since 2009  a clinical lead in a community mental health centre.
  • 3 years a psychotherapist in a service for women presenting with postnatal depression
  • Experienced in working with a wide range of clients dealing with issues from short term challenges to deep rooted issues requiring long term work. 
  • My interest in experiences at the edge of everyday known worlds inspires me to work with people who find themselves in crisis situation.
  • I also work with individuals and groups with a particular focus on cross-cultural and diversity issues and conflicts in personal or professional relationships.
  • Supporting artists around their creative processes and creative blocks.


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

life crisis, creative blocks, coaching for parents, identity issues, cross-cultural issues, body symptoms and health issues, dreams, gender identity, questioning,

Fees

Additional information

Fee for initial session is £50
My fee is £85
Couple sessions are £115

Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8NW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Additional languages

czech, slovak , cesky, slovensky,

Supervision

In person
Online

I hold a Diploma in Integrative Supervision for Individuals and Groups.

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