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MBCP , PD dip

About me

Anxiety & Stress Specialist.

If anxiety or stress is controlling your life or relationships, i have nearly 2 decades of experience helping people overcome it.

You will no longer have to live in fear, you will be free to enjoy and engage in life,  gain confidence, self esteem and improve your self worth

I use the most up to date interventions dovetailed with a proven philosophy, this is unigue and something i have personally developed over the past decade.

Through the theraputic process i will help you achieve : The art of living Well.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified BACP counsellor, over the years I have undertaken ongoing training to constantly update my skills and offer the very best service.

I believe that the best form of training is experience and with 15 years of that under my belt, you can be assured that you are in safe hands.

I have worked for the NHS, Charity and my own private practice.

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in counselling and Psychotherapy that is both BACP and NHS accredited along with an extensive list of skills and training.

  • Level 4 counselling Skills
  • Level 4 counselling Studies
  • Anger and emotional management
  • Couples Counselling
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Managing conflict
  • and many others

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


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£45 per Hour  Individuals

£50 per Hour Couples

Concessions for low paid and unemployed

When I work

Monday to Saturday 8 AM to 8 PM

online booking availabilty through the website 

62A Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland, Durham, DL14 7PE

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme