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MBACP (Accred)., UKRCP Reg Ind. Counsellor/Psychotherapist

About me


I am a BACP Registered & Accredited counsellor/psychotherapist with extensive experience in helping clients struggling with anxiety, depression, obsessions and compulsions, bereavement and loss, relationship issues, addictions (particularly gambling) and self esteem issues, as well as offering general counselling.

I offer sessions for any issue affecting adults and young people aged 17+, for individuals and couples. I provide both solution-focused/time-limited counselling and longer-term therapy.

Counselling provides a safe and supportive space for you to be yourself, without judgement or criticism.  Where you can cut through the noise and confusion of everyday life and others' expectations and begin to find your own answers and own truths.

My approach is relational (i.e. the relationship between myself and my client is a very important part of the counselling work), and integrative, which means I draw on a number of different theoretical models, mainly comprising the existential and person-centred approaches. The existential approach is about assisting you in finding meaning in your life and in working out what's important to you, so you can feel more confident in making choices. The person-centred approach means I work at your pace and only with what you bring, in an understanding and non-judgemental manner. I would work with you as a whole person and not as a problem to be solved.

Training, qualifications & experience


After seven years of working in the music and media industries in London, I re-trained and qualified as a counsellor. I worked in NHS & primary school settings Pwith both adults & children before moving to the North in 2009. I then started providing counselling for a charity for people affected by gambling, both gamblers themselves & concerned others. I have been in private practice since 2010.


Working Successfully with Addictions (Beeleaf Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, London)
GamCare Training - for working with problematic gamblers and concerned others
Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling (with Distinction) (Thames Valley University, Middlesex, now known as University of West London)
Certificate in Counselling (wpf, London)
Basic Counselling Skills (Thames Valley University, Middlesex)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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)

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


From £50.00 to £60.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

£50 for individuals and £60 for couples

When I work

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Manton, North Lincolnshire, DN21

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

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