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DClinPsy, Bsc Hons (Ed)

About me

I am a Clinical Psychologist and I offer outdoor therapy in a natural setting, as well as indoor therapy in my woodland clinic. My approach is based on developing a caring and compassionate therapeutic relationship with you, as this is the most active ingredient for effective therapy.

I deliver outdoor therapy as nature is healing for our mental and physical health and wellbeing. Through nature we can learn more about ourselves and gain a deeper sense of connection with who we are and who we want to be. Whether you prefer the comfort of the indoors or the freedom of the outdoors, therapy with me should be both freeing and transformative.

Life brings with it inevitable twists, bumps and road blocks. People's early experiences, life events and the ways of coping they developed to survive these, can leave them feeling overwhelmed or stuck. This may lead to feelings of stress, anxiety, panic, depression, low self-esteem, low self-worth and post-traumatic stress and difficulties in daily living, relationships and work.

I am passionate about providing people with a safe space to explore and work through the difficulties they are facing. Whilst navigating to a new healthier way of living focused on improving quality of life and overall wellbeing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 10 years experience supporting people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health, psychological and wellbeing needs. 

As a clinical psychologist I am highly trained in integrating a variety of different psychological models and theories, to offer a therapy that best suits the individual needs of the people I am working with.

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - 2013-2016 - Teesside University
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) - 2019-present - Catalyse North
  • Taking Therapy Outdoors (TTO) - 2022 - Centre for Natural Reflection
  • Flash Technique - 2022 - Flash Technique
  • BSc Psychology (2:1) - 2004-2008 - University of Edinburgh

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Adjustment to physical health conditions
  • Life transitions

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Fees

From £70.00 to £110.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Aviva
  • Axa Health

Additional information

My standard rate is £90.00 per session (for private funders). I can offer a sliding scale between £70.00 and £110.00 to suit your financial needs (see below). 

I offer an option, for those who wish to support others who may struggle to afford the standard rate, to pay a higher rate up to £110 per session. In doing so, this enables me to offer a reduced rate to individuals who require it down to £70 per session. 

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I am currently taking on new clients and I am expanding my practice to four days/week from September 2022. Please contact me for a consultation and to reserve a place.

Further information

Are you interested in what I offer or do you have any questions about therapy with me? To get the best from therapy it's vital that you feel comfortable with your therapist and the relationship fits. I provide a free 30 minute consultation, so you can get to know me and explore therapy with me is going to work for you. Please get in touch, I look forward to hearing from you.

Yarm, TS15 9EY

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

Outdoor therapy is inclusive for those with a range of accessibility needs. It can be within a private garden or in a natural setting with flat and quick access to benches. As well as opportunities to get off the beaten track for those that would prefer.

Supervision

In person
Online

I am an experienced NHS Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor. My supervision is informed by a range of models including CAT, ACT, CFT and ecotherapy.

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