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About me

I'm an experienced and accredited counsellor/psychotherapist working with individuals and couples in the southeast.  I work extensively with EMDR, a powerful tool for changing negative patterns of thinking and behaviour (one of only two Government approved therapeutic approaches).  I'm also a qualified supervisor for counsellors and therapists.

I believe that a life crisis, be it about relationships, addictions or feelings of anxiety or depression, can become a gateway for change.  Often it's the only time we're ready to make choices which will lead to the life we want.

My work is based on supporting self-reflection, compassion and understanding.  Through exploring thoughts and feelings, as well as your needs and desires, you will gain greater self-awareness and insight.  This will allow you to make choices that are more in alignment with your deepest desires and which will contribute to a more contented and fulfilling life.

I have a diverse training which allows me to tailor my work with each client according to their specific needs.  My qualifications include:  Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy (6 years), Diploma in Couples Counselling,  Diploma in Supervision, full EMDR training and accreditation, two-year Gestalt and one year Jungian training.  I have taught self-esteem courses for 10 years and have undertaken significant mindfulness training and lead a weekly meditation group in the southeast. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy - UKCP accredited
  • Diploma in Couples Counselling
  • Diploma in Supervision
  • Full EMDR training and accreditation
  • 2 year Humanistic/Gestalt training
  • 1 year Jungian training
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) training
  • Teaching self-esteem enhancement and meditation to reduce stress

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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Additional information

£80 in London and £60 in the southeast

Beckley, East Sussex, TN31

Type of session

In person