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About me

I have over thirty  years experience as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor working with individuals and couples. I am also an experienced Trainer of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and a Supervisor of Counsellors and Psychotherapists as well as Complementary Health Practitioners. I offer short and long term counselling/psychotherapy for the whole range of issues and additionally I am fully trained and qualified in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques: Level 3 Practitioner).

I have trainings in Bioenergetics, Gestalt and Core Process Psychotherapy.

I have many years experience of working remotely with people via video calling technology  ie Skype/Facetime/Zoom etc, and/or by phone.

Training, qualifications & experience

1970 M.A. (Cantab)
1977 Diploma in Social Administration (Southampton)
1978-80 Training in Gestalt Therapy and Bioenergetics, Devon Centre for Alternative Therapy and Education
1988-1992 Diploma in Core Process Psychotherapy, Karuna Institute.
UKCP Registered Psychotherapist since 1992.
UKAHPP Affiliate Member, Psychotherapy
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Registered Member

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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Additional information

£48-65 Individuals and Supervision
£50-65 Couples.

Some concessions available for Trainees and low income.

When I work

Covid-19 Update: During this period  I am working by phone and by Skype/Facetime/Zoom etc and I am happy to receive new enquiries.

Further information

Free Introductory meeting.
Practices in Taunton central and just outside Exeter.
Short and Longer term Counselling and Psychotherapy offered.

The Terrace, 35 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1DG

Argyle House, Gandy Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

Covid-19 Update: During this time, I am working remotely via video conferencing technology ie Skype/Facetime/Zoom etc.


In person

I am an experienced Supervisor having provided supervision for 20+ years to Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Trainees,Trainers and Complementary Health Practitioners.

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