I am an experienced Person Centred Counsellor, (BACP Accredited) Trainer and Supervisor, offering both Couples' Counselling and counselling for individuals suffering from emotional distress, from anxiety/ depression to relationship problems. I believe in offering an accepting, understanding listening environment in which clients can explore whatever is concerning them most. I don't give advice or direction, but years of experience has proved that many people come away from counselling with the answers they need, having found inner resources they had lost touch with.
I have been counselling clients with all kinds of presenting issues since March 2000 and training and supervising other counsellors since 2002
I also have a supervision practice and offer both individual and group supervision.
Due to Covid 19 I have recently undertaken training to work online.
Training, qualifications & experience
ABC Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (2001)
ABC Diploma in Individual and Group Supervision ( 2009)
Certificate in Person Centred Couples Counselling (2011)
Certificate in CBT (2014)
20 years supervised counselling experience
12 years supervision experience
10 years as Counselling Trainer
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£50 per hour for individuals, £70 for couples for an hour and a quarter, but I am sometimes able to offer negotiable rates dependent on circumstances and frequency of sessions. Supervision sessions of 1.5 hours in line with BACP requirements are charged at £70 payment by cash, cheque or credit/debit cards
I work from premises one mile from the centre of Chesham which are easily accessible by car, bus or Underground. Free parking directly outside.