My inspiration has been the men and women I have had the privilege of working with, as their counsellor, over the past sixteen years. Through counselling, people often find a lost sense of self. I enjoy working with the diversity of concerns and struggles that individuals bring to their counselling. I have a lot of experience in working with young people, and with men and women from diverse backgrounds. I have an interest in bereavement issues and in depression. I also work with couples and other pairs, for example, a parent and a young person, where the two people come with the energy and desire to work on what they see as the difficulty in their relationship.
I offer supervision, having a qualification in counselling supervision and experience as a training facilitator, in both counsellor development and supervisor development, in different settings. I enjoy the diversity of my practice, but the core of it, my inspiration, is in the one to one work I do with individuals, as their counsellor, or with counsellors as their counselling supervisor.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am Reg MBACP (Accred) counsellor.
I have a diploma in Person-Centred Counselling.
I have a Post Graduate Certificate Professional studies: Counselling Supervision (individuals and groups), Accred with the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth.
I have trained in Couples Counselling, at Metanoia.
I have trained in the art of counselling assessment, at Youth Access.
I trained in Bereavement Counselling, with Pam Nell Associates.
I have a Diploma in Transpersonal Child, Adolescent and Family from The University of Northampton gained through study at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE) in London.
I did a training in CBT also at CCPE.
I have regular Supervision of my Counselling and Supervision practice with a Transpersonal Psychotherapist.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).
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).
Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.
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.
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
£45.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Counselling 1 hour session £45
Couples 1 hour session £60
Individual Supervision 1 hour session £60
Group(max 4 supervisees)Supervision (2 hour session) £120
There are concessionary spaces available, for clients and supervisees, on low income and student counsellors and psychotherapists, seeking counselling or supervision.
When I work
I work from a room in a Camberwell Grove, SE5
I am a Reg member of BACP (Accred).