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About me

At times life can feel overwhelming, uncertain and confusing. Often this can feel like too much to deal with on our own. Therapy will give you the opportunity to explore the reasons why you feel as you do and help you to begin the process of change.

It sometimes feels difficult to seek help, but my own experience has showed me how important it is to take a step back and reflect on how we are living our lives. It enables us to examine what is working and what is not, what we are afraid of letting go and the fears that prevent us trying something different.
 
If you are suffering from stress or anxiety, have relationship issues or just a sense that something does not feel right, we can explore these issues in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space.

Whatever issues you bring we will not only explore the reasons for feeling as you do but also look at ways to transition your life.

Working with me will enable you to begin to make the changes that will help you lead a more fulfilling life, understand yourself better, create better relationships and begin to examine the fears that are holding you back.

Being a trained integrative therapist means that my approach to our work together will be bespoke, utilising a number of therapeutic models and techniques, to ensure that we can address your individual needs

I also work with couples to help them improve their communications with each other and find more constructive ways to make decisions and solve problems together.

I offer psychosexual work with adult couples and individuals with sexual problems and/or relationship difficulties offering long-term, open ended as well as short-term counselling.

I am also a specialist in sexual Trauma, from Historic childhood sexual abuse to recent, I can be here to help you through this process.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Accredited Member of the BACP.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

£50  50 minutes 

£70 hour couples This is in Chelmsford 

Fees in Canary Wharf
Individuals before 4pm -  £80
Individuals after 4pm - £90
Couples - £90

Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

24-26 St. Thomas Street, London, SE1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone