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MA. Integrative Arts Psychotherapist HCPC & UKCP reg

About me

Who am I?

I am a registered HCPC, (Health Care Professionals Council), Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, which means that I am trained in using arts therapies alongside talking therapy.  Clients find it very useful to creatively explore issues and feelings using a wide range of mediums to help describe and transform their life situations.  Using the imagination, metaphor and non-verbal expression can help to accelerate the healing process.  You do not need to be artistically talented to work in this way.

I am also a UKCP, (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists), Clinical Psychotherapist. My approach draws on a wide range of theoretical techniques which are used to match the needs of each individual client.

I offer integrative therapeutic sessions which can include talking therapy, arts psychotherapy, mindfulness-based therapy and polyvagal theory approaches. Please visit my new website for more detailed information.

How can I help you?

I can help you with a variety of issues including anxiety disorders, panic attacks, bereavement and loss, depression, low self-esteem and low self-confidence, relationship problems, addiction and trauma.

Where does the therapy take place?

My consulting studio near to Arundel is a safe, contained and confidential space that enables you to express whatever you need to.  I also offer sessions via Zoom and telephone, as well as outdoors during the warmer months.

What happens during the initial consultation?

During the initial consultation we will take the time to explore your reasons for therapy, the frequency and duration, fees, and get a feel for how we might work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy - London Metropolitan University (2015)
Advanced Diploma in the Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts - The Institute of the Arts in Therapy and Education (2015)
CATT (Childrens' Accelerated Trauma Treatment) - levels 1 and 2 (2011-2012)
Certificate in Counselling - The Institute of the Arts in Therapy and Education (2011)
BA (hons) Music (Jazz) - Middlesex University (2001)    

I am continually updating my training and experience in the latest clinical research in my areas of expertise.
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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BAAT

The British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

The British Association of Art Therapists

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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).

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

My fees are £65 for a 1 hour session. I review my fees at the end of each year and give reasonable notice of any increase.  Please feel free to discuss any financial concerns you may have as concessions can sometimes be negotiated for those on low income.





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Types of client

Young people
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Key details

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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Wheelchair user access if working outdoors.

Online platforms

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