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About me

We are in unprecedented times, life is complex and difficult to navigate for most people. 

I can provide a safe space where  we can meet to talk about what matters to you and  as well as a space to for the exploratory work necessary to understand the feelings you are having and to recognise and change unhelpful patterns of behaviour.

As a psychotherapist I am interested in:

Doing what I can to alleviate suffering.  I listen to both unconscious and literal communications. I have an interest in human development and personality formation;  attachment styles, how we form relationships and why we come to relate the way we do.  I do this through a systemic way of thinking of thinking about people in the context of their family and wider social settings.

To be truly heard and emotionally met where you are at can be a powerful and restorative experience for most people.

Practice Description

I offer an initial 15 minute conversation on the telephone for which there is no charge, as I understand it is a big deal starting therapy, it is therefore important to have a space to ask questions and see if we are the ‘right fit'.

My expertise are in:

Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, depression, relationship issues, and adoption.

Clients I work with

Adults, couples.

How I deliver therapy

Short and Long-term work, Online counselling, Telephone counselling

Training, qualifications & experience

Work Experience

I have had over 15 years experience of clinical work and I have in both public and private sectors.  I have of worked with personality disorder, domestic violence, trauma and bereavement issues.  I am experienced in working with couples, general anxiety, depression and stress.

I have worked in a  Therapy Training Institutions and have been a seminar leader and offered workshop as and training. I am a trained clinical supervision and also taught on the supervision of supervisors training.

Training

Clinical training in Psychotherapy, qualified Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, WPF . Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory & Practice, WPF  (Westminster Pastoral Foundation. Masters in the Psychodynamics of Human Development, BAP (British Association of Psychotherapy). Group Supervision - IGA (Institute of Group Analysis) . Relationship Counselling - Relate  Institute.


    

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.

BPC

British Psychoanalytic Council

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

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.

Fees



Fees

Individuals - £60-£65



Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Availability

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. I am available for online via zoom or for telephone counselling.

Therapy sessions are 50 minutes long.

Further information

Location

I am currently only offering online counselling.

Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17

Key details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Supervision

In supervision, I go on the premise that the supervisor and the client are in need of support. The focus is to working and thinking collaboratively.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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