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About me

I am an experienced Integrative Humanistic Counsellor/ Psychotherapist with over 13 years experience of working with adults in a therapeutic capacity .
Having worked in the NHS as a nurse and midwife, I understand the impact of a life limiting or life changing diagnosis and the loss and anxiety of facing unexpected health challenges.

As well as my private practice, I also volunteer as a supervisor and bereavement supporter for Cruse Bereavement Care and deliver training for the organization. I am a BACP accredited Counsellor & accredited Supervisor with the NCS (National Counselling Society). In accordance with the requirements for registered counsellors; I receive monthly supervision support for my work.

I will not judge, give you advice or tell you what to do, but will gently and compassionately enable you to make sense of what you are going through and help you find your way forward.  The last year has brought different  challenges at work and home. Sometimes, reflecting on how we are feeling can help with regaining resilience and emotional energy to support ourselves and others. We will work together in a safe, trusting and confidential relationship. I believe that counselling is a collaborative process where together, we will discover your own unique way of being and find what works for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • RGN, RM,
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Adlerian counselling ( AIIP)
  • Advanced diploma in Supervision
  • MA Psychotherapeutic Process

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


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

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society

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Additional information

£40.00 per counselling session of 55 minutes

£40.00 per supervision hour

Further information

I have a limited number of concessionary spaces for trainee counsellors

Whitland, Carmarthenshire, SA34

Type of session

In person