In these challenging times you may be experiencing anxiety, struggling to make sense of your world while coping with existing emotional issues. I understand how difficult this can be and offer a safe, confidential space where we can explore the issues or events that have led you to seek counselling.
I offer my clients the opportunity to explore issues that may be painful or challenging, helping you discover a new perspective and a more fulfilling way of living, in a way which provides non-judgemental support and encouragement.
I bring to my work a great deal of life experience and seek to meet my clients with warmth and compassion borne out of my own extensive therapeutic experience, working from a safe, confidential room in my home near Stourbridge where we can meet face to face or online via Facetime, Zoom or Skype, or by telephone.
At various stages in our lives we can struggle to make sense of things, whether in our relationships, working lives, due to bereavement or any major life event. This can result in feelings of anxiety, low self esteem, depression and lack of motivation and energy. We may feel our relationships are in crisis and cannot see a way through.
To seek help requires a leap of faith and I never underestimate the courage it can take to make that leap. I will support you on your journey.
I would be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you further details over the telephone. Please use my confidential answerphone to leave a message and a convenient time to call you, and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Person Centred/Integrative Counselling
Advanced Higher Diploma 2yr in CBT counselling
BACP Certificate of proficiency
Member of BACP
Ongoing personal development and training
Further training includes
Working with anxiety and panic disorder
Practising Mindfulness (awareness)
Solution focused brief therapy
Worked as a counsellor in a GP Practice, AW Surgeries, Brierley Hill, West Midlands
Voluntary work in the local community.
I have worked with all age groups and a variety of issues, including anxiety, stress, depression, low self esteem, bereavement, physical and sexual abuse. post natal depression and miscarriage. I also have experience working with couples in relationship counselling and with people on the Autistic spectrum.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. 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
Concessions offered for
Free initial consultation 20 minutes
£65 per individual session
£75 per couple session
I offer reduced rates for students and anyone on a low income, these are subject to availability.
8.30am-8.30pm Monday to Thursday , 8.30-12.00 Friday
I have experience working with fellow counsellors during their training.
I offer supervision.