Caring for our emotional well-being is essential, yet asking for help for some can feel like a really hard thing to do.
Hello and thank you for viewing my profile. There maybe many different reasons as to why you are considering counselling. You might be experiencing low mood or anxiety, Struggling to communicate with those close to you or a particular member of your family, You may have suffered a bereavement that you are trying to make sense of or just in need of some extra support at this time.
If so, I encourage you to call, text or email me for an informal no obligation chat about how I could help and if I feel like a good fit for you and your needs. I encourage you to ask questions to ensure you feel comfortable before booking an appointment.
I have 20 years’ experience and I am dedicated to providing counselling in a down to earth, relaxed setting with the strong belief that one of the key elements to positive outcomes is the relationship between the client and counsellor. I will work in a way that works for you, whether that is as an individual, or couple. My approach is to offer you a safe non-judgemental space to be seen and heard, to enable you in your own time to talk through what it is that has brought you to Counselling. I pride myself in being a sensitive, but straight talker.
I am a qualified integrative counsellor registered with the BACP. My Counselling experience and training is diverse and includes, general counselling, adult and young people’s 16+ grief and couples work. I have extensive training and experience working with grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, self-harm and communication issues within families. I am trained in systemic family therapy, MHFA.
One of my specialist areas is working with those who have been impacted by the death of a baby/child. I have 20 years experience in this area.
My experience also extends to working with broader issues such as sadness, stress and relationship issues.
I am particularly passionate about working with and supporting young people 16 + who may need some time out and help to try and understand their thoughts and feelings.
I offer both short and long term therapy to suit your needs.
I am committed to making a difference to my client’s lives. I promise with a warm respectful and down to earth approach I will support you to make the changes you feel are impacting or consuming your thoughts.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in integrative counselling
- Diploma in childhood Bereavement studies
- Diploma in CBT
- Mental health first aider (youth)
- Couples Counselling CPD
- Training in Systemic family therapy
- Trauma/ self harm CPD
- Cruise Counsellor training
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).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- the loss of a child
- complex grief
- working with teenagers
- counselling those who foster
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Experienced in working with individuals, couples.