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MBACP Reg. Integrated Individual, Couple, YP & EMDR Therpist

About me


ABOUT ME:

I am a highly qualified and experienced psychotherapist and relationship counsellor and an EMDR therapist. I am BACP registered. I have been in practice for 18years. I have my own private practice in Stockport & Hale. I have worked for Relate a national counselling agency working with Couples as a relationship therapist you can look at my website: www. relationship-therapies.com

I also work with Individuals on a variety of issues including Anxiety, Panic Attacks, OCD, Trauma, Fertility issues, Abuse, Relationship problems and Eating disorders. I have also worked at Relate as a Family Counsellor and as a Young a Persons Therapist working in a clinical and school setting on a long term and short term basis. I have also worked for Manchester City Council offering parenting coaching and parenting courses.

I am also a qualified EMDR therapist working with Trauma, anxiety, depression and addictions.  If you think you have a problem with an addiction such as porn, sex, alcohol, gambling etc., that may be effecting you or your relationships, come and have a chat about the issues in a safe confidential environment. 

EMDR is special type of therapy that can help clients that live with uncertainty, anxiety, PTSD, trauma and phobias whether your fears is spiders, snakes, you have a fear of  flying, the dentist, needles or giving birth.  Your struggling with a Birth trauma, physical or sexual abuse, childhood trauma or trauma from an accident EMDR might be able to help. EMDR therapy can also help people struggling with addictions. If you wish to explore these highly emotional topics in a calm safe environment or find out more about EMDR therapy then just email or call my number or visit www.traumanorthwestclinics.co.uk!

At these very stressful times when many of us are struggling with health anxiety or the loss of a loved one EMDR therapy is a very useful therapy for clients struggling with any of these issues due to the corona virus or COVID 19 or any other health condition!

I have a lot of experience working with couples where conflict/abuse is an issue and have counselled clients referred to me from women's aid and worked as a facilitator on a Domestic Abuse programme Which is registered with 'Respect'!

I work in an Integrative approach which is non-judgement and in a safe and confidential setting, where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings at their own pace so you can make sense of and find solutions too your issues.

I work with Clients that have been involved in Narcissistic / or and Toxic Relationships. I help educate clients so they can understand the affects of these behaviours on them how to manage or leave these toxic relationships.

I also do work for the MS Society working with clients coping with long term health issues.
What Issues I Can Help With:

  • anxiety disorder.              
  • affairs
  • depression
  • communication and conflict issue
  • divorce
  • the aftermath of an affair and betrayal
  • fertility issues
  • sexual issues
  • bereavement and loss
  • coping with separation
  • relationship issues
  • birth of a baby
  • birth trauma
  • Phobias
  • Sexual issues
  • panic disorders
  • Abuse
  • Mental health issues
  • intimacy issues
  • Life stage issues
  • Postnatal problems
  • Confidence problems
  • Low self esteem
  • Parenting issues and Step-family issues
  • Narcissistic/Toxic Relationships
  • Addictions including Sex or Porn

Individual Issues

  • self harm
  • trauma
  • PTSD
  • OCD
  • attachment difficulties
  • stress, anxiety, depression,
  • coming to terms with illness
  • eating disorders,
  • relating to others and work issues.
  • bullying
  • loss and grief

I offer counselling for families and offer parenting advice. I can help with a wide range of problems that the modern family encounters, blended families, separation and divorce, loss and illness, helping to draw on the family's resources and to give each family member a chance to voice their needs in a safe, contained environment.

I am a qualified EMDR therapist ( Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). I trained with the renowned EMDR Masterclass.

A wealth of research has been conducted demonstrating the benefits of EMDR
therapy which helps clients reprocess disturbing or traumatic memories, anxiety issues phobias, OCD by using a process that involves bilateral stimulation of the brain using sounds, taps, or eye movements. As a former midwife I have a particular interest in working with clients that are struggling with birth trauma and fear of giving birth!

EMDR has been found to be very beneficial to young people, as well as to adults. This process is approved by NICE ( National Institute of Clinical Excellence ) as an effective treatment for the management of PTSD and to re-establish a healthy core belief about the self. For more information please visit my website.

I run a group for clients involved in Narcissistic or/and Toxic relationships.

I work from my own comfortable, safe and confidential premises in Stockport and an office in Hale.

Training, qualifications & experience

EMDR Part 1,2 and 3. Emdr Masterclass 2013.

Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy, ( Systemic Therapy) 2009.

Relate Certificate in Couple Counselling 2005.
Diploma in Midwifery 1996.
Counselling Young People 2004.
Mental Health certificate 2004


Further Training
I have additional training in Eating disorders, Fertility, CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). Macmillan Cancer Counselling, Brief SolutionTherapy, NarrativeTherapy, Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Abusive relationships and Toxic (Narcissistic relationships) EMDRTherapy/PTSD, Sex /Porn Addiction!

I am also a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

Member organisations

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

Many people at the moment are struggling with health anxiety, fear of the corona virus Joe the loss of a loved one due to the corona virus or any health condition.

EMDR therapy is a therapy that can help with these issues by reducing anxiety or traumatic memories! Please visit:

www.traumanorthwestclinics.co.uk

Fees

£60.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Health Assured

Additional information

Charges are between:
       
        Individuals: £60.00
                                   
     Couples:       £60.00
      Families:      £60.00
      YP sessions:  £60.00                  
      EMDR sessions: £60.00

YP and Couples Online sessions:     £60.00

Addiction therapy: £65.00.

When I work

Counselling session are available between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm Monday to Saturday.

Further information

Romiley: is local to Marple, Stockport and Tameside there is a bus service within a 2 minute walk  and a train service within a 10 minute walk from my premises. Parking is also available.

Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK6

The Hale Village Therapy Rooms, 213 Ashley Road, 2nd Floor, Hale, Cheshire, WA15 9TB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme