About me

I offer an Integrative approach using Motivational Interviewing, 12 Step, Psychodynamic T.A. and C.B.T.

I specialise in the treatment of Addictions and have 37 years experience in this area.

Trained at Broadreach House Rehabilitation Centre Plymouth.Upon my return to Jersey I became Manager of the only Residential Treatment Centre.

My experience has also involved working within the Criminal Justice System and Family Groups.I also trained in Clinical Supervision with the Iron Mill Institute Exeter using the Models of Gestalt,T.A. and Narrative, Art and Drama techniques and the use of Metaphor.

Further training has involved Couples Training and Brief Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with the Tavistock and Portman and Sex and Porn Addiction with Paula Hall at the Priory London. 

I am very client led drawing from the vast 'Tools' that I have acquired over the years to meet my client's and supervisee's needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Dip.Supervision & Cert. Mentoring Coaching and Supervision (E.A.S.)accr.
  • Dip Addctn.Counselling. & Cert.Intermediate Counselling. U.K.R.C.P.Reg.
  • National Counsellor Accr.Cert (N.C.A.C) with F.D.A.P (.Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practioners )
  • Certs.Motivational Interviewing,Transactional Analysis,Working with Self Harm,Eating Disorders,Sexual Abuse, Trauma & Blood Borne Viruses. Trained in Working with Families affected by Drug and Alcohol Abuse.(Clouds) Action on Addiction, Couples Therapy with the Tavistock and Portman & Brief Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy. Training in Sex Addiction and Compulsivity with Paula Hall at the Priory London.

Member organisations

Addiction Professionals

Addiction Professionals

Addiction Professionals is a voluntary registration body and network for the addictions sector. We have a growing and diverse membership of practitioners working in the addictions sector, including behavioural addictions.

ATSAC

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity

The Association for Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) is the leading UK organisation providing hope, information, support, and treatment options for those affected by sexual addiction and compulsivity.

ATSAC sets standards of practice for qualified therapists and provides accreditation for specialist training courses. A therapist who has gone through ATSAC recognised training will have the knowledge to respect and work with you sensitively to find out how best to support your needs.

Therapy options may include one-to-one sessions, group work, and/or relationship counselling. ATSAC is a not-for-profit organisation.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Self -Harm (cutting burning etc.) Blood Borne Viruses H.I.V. & HEP C

Fees

£75.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

£75.00 per Counselling /Supervision session
£75.00 Assessment
£90.00 Couples Therapy
Group Therapy £30 per head
Sliding scale for fees available for low incomes

Further information

I also provide all supervision and counselling in a large private counselling
unit in St. Helier

St.Helier
Jersey
JE2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

My training began with the Training Exchange in Bristol gaining a Certificate of Accreditation in Supervision Skills.

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Vini Knights

Vini Knights