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BSc (Hons). MSc. MBACP MBPsS ANutr

About me

I help people who have issues with weight and eating to change their relationship with food.

Problems with food and eating disorders, like people, come in many shapes.  For some people food and eating has come to control their lives, they are constantly thinking about when and what to eat, and more seriously, some people plan how to avoid eating.

I help people to take back control by exploring the issues that underlying the current problem and by working with them to achieve a healthy and well balanced eating plan that answers all their nutritional needs.

I offer personalised and confidential counselling for eating disorders and other eating related issues. I also offer counselling for depression, anxiety, stress and other non-food related issues.

My practice is based in North Dorset and I offer a FREE 30-minute initial consultation.  In this short session you can briefly outline your reasons for wanting counselling and I will tell about the way that I work.  You can then decide if my counselling is right for you, and if you would like to continue.

If you want to change your relationship with food and stop eating ruling your life, contact me now.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology

MSc (Distinction) Nutrition and Behaviour

Advanced Diploma in Counselling

Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders, National Centre for Eating Disorders

Member organisations


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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Weight loss and/or healthy eating for better health

Therapies offered


£65.00 per session
Free initial in-person or online session

Additional information

Initial Assessment session £150
Subsequent sessions (60 mins) £65

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday - Thursday daytime (early evening sessions sometimes available)

Further information

Member British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, The British Psychological Society and the Association for Nutrition

Member of National Centre for Eating Disorders 

As a Member of BACP I am bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Ethical Guidelines for Researching Counselling and Psychotherapy (where practitioners undertake research) and subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the time being in force.

Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

On-premises free parking.

Online platforms