Hello, thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I understand that seeking counselling can be difficult as well as the importance of finding the right counsellor.
I offer a safe and accepting space to explore the issues which may be impacting on you. I am an experienced Person-Centred Counsellor/Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor and EMDR Therapist who has over 17 years experience of working with individuals from the age of 18 years. I also integrate Cognitive Behaviour Therapy into my practice.
I have a wealth of experience working with clients from all different backgrounds and cultures who present with a wide range of issues. I offer a confidential, non-judgemental environment for you express your feelings and thoughts. We will work together to set achievable goals which will enable you to move forward.
I work in private practice as well as an associated psychotherapist for a number of Employee Assisted Providers and Healthcare Providers as well as clients who self refer. I offer short term and longer term counselling to clients.
My main practice is in the centre of Coventry, (5 minute walk from Coventry train station). I also see clients in Knowle in Solihull.
I have been an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) since 2007 and I adhere to the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am a member of the BABCP (2007) and EMDR UK and Ireland (2018). I also have my own Professional Liability Insurance and hold an Enhanced DBS Certificate.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling & Psychotherapy - 2004 (University of Warwick)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - 2007 (Leicester University)
Certificate in Person-Centred Art Therapy Skills - 2007
Certificate in Person-Centred Couple Counselling - 2008
Foundation in Solution Focused Therapy - 2013
Post-Graduate Certificate in Supervision - 2015
EMDR - Parts 1,2,3 & 4 - 2018/2019 (EMDR Works)
Online and Telephone Counselling Course - June 2020
Online and Telephone Counselling CPD - April 2020 (Open Uni)
I also have specific training in specialist areas such as: Mental health, anxiety, depression, addictions (substance and alcohol misuse), abuse, bereavement and loss, motivational interviewing, HIV and sexuality issues, group work and solution focused therapy and trauma.
My personal and professional development is of the utmost importance. I attend regular ongoing clinical supervision which monitors my practice.
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.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Fees are as follows:-
Individual Counselling - £40
Clinical Supervision - £50 per hr or £70 per 1.5hrs
EMDR - £50
If you would like to book an appointment or to have a chat to see if counselling is right for you, then please contact me on 07789557466 or alternatively via my email. If I am not available please leave me a message and let me know when the best time is for me to contact you. I will always endeavor to contact you within 24 hrs.