My name is Michelle, I am a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist.
I am experienced and qualified in counselling, psychotherapy and CBT. I initially trained as a counsellor and qualified in 2001. I then went on to complete further training in psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology. I qualified as a Counselling Psychologist in 2007.
I have been working privately since 2005, but have also worked within the voluntary sector and within the health service. I have knowledge and experience of working with common mental health problems including depression, post traumatic stress, obsessive compulsive disorder and health anxiety.
I work with young people and adults aged 16 plus. I do not work with children. I have an interest in working with adults who have ADHD.
Training, qualifications & experience
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Postgraduate Diploma Counselling
MA Integrative Psychotherapy
British Psychological Society Qualification in Counselling Psychology
Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
EMDR Level 3
I have worked for voluntary agencies as a bereavement counsellor and supervisor, and with survivors of sexual abuse.
I have worked in the NHS as a primary care counsellor and also have experience of working within mental health services as a counselling psychologist.
I have had my own private counselling practice for 13 years.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
£60 for each hour session.
I am registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) as a Counselling Psychologist.
I can offer appointments in the evenings and on Saturday mornings.
I can offer supervision for trainee and qualified therapists.
I am also a Coordinating Supervisor for Counselling Psychologists in Training.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client
Supervision & training
I have experience of offering supervision for Cruse Bereavement Care and the NHS.View supervision profile