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MSc, MA, MBACP (Accredited)

About me

I am an experienced and highly qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist with an established practice in Eltham, SE9.

I am recognised by AXA, Aviva and Vitality private health insurers.

We have all, at one time or another struggled to cope or make sense of our lives and relationships. This can leave us feeling anxious, frustrated and depressed.

You may talk about anything with me - I am not here to judge you and our time together is confidential.

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • Please call or email to arrange an initial meeting.
  • In this meeting we will discuss how counselling can help you and the issues you wish to address.
  • If you are comfortable we agree a time and day for further sessions.

The general aim of counselling is to help you through whatever emotional and psychological problems you are struggling with. These could be issues from your past which affect the quality of your life and relationships in the present.  Or perhaps something has happened - a death, redundancy, divorce - and you are finding it difficult to cope or make sense of how you are feeling. 

I will offer you a safe space where we can explore your thoughts and feelings together. This exploration will allow you an insight and understanding into who you really are and why you behave as you do. This can afford you an opportunity to move your life on in a more positive, healthier way.


Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc (Distinction) Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Specialist Learning Mentor
  • Accredited Member British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
  • MA
  • BA Hons
  • Certificate (Distinction) in Counselling with Creative Writing
  • Victim Support (working with victims of crime)

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.

BACP

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Victims of Crime
  • Debt
  • Isolation

Fees

Additional information

Fees operated on sliding scale and concessions considered.

When I work

Weekday and evening appointments available

Eltham, SE9 1NR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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