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(MSc BSc PGDip DSA MBACP Relationship Therapist)

About me

Hi, thank you for taking the time to look at my profile.

I want to give an update on the current crisis as many people are worried about social contact and whether there will be more stringent measures coming in to place. I am an experiences online/ digital counsellor and offer webcam, email and text based sessions. For some people webcam is the perfect solution, some people might be worried about privacy if they end up in lockdown or isolation and as such email and text based sessions can give you added privacy. For more information on how these sessions work take a look at

I am an experienced integrative Psychotherapist working in private practice offering face to face and online sessions. I have experience helping couples and individuals with Relationship support, whether that is support in the aftermath of an affair, help with communication or arguments or wider family situations. I also work with individuals to support them in areas such as anxiety, depression, stress, self esteem and peer relationships.

I am also qualified and specialise in working with sex and porn addiction, both with individual clients or working with addicts and their partners, individually and in couple recovery.

Relationships make up such an important part of our lives, they can be healthy, fulfilling and a secure place to be yourself. However when there are difficulties in our relationships our whole wellbeing can feel affected, life can feel more stressful, many people can experience anxiety and depression. You may be reading this wanting to work on some of these difficulties and to work through this to get back to, or create, a healthy, happy and fulfilling relationship. It may be that your relationship has ended and you want to explore the reasons for this, to work on rebuilding your confidence and on moving forward.

I have supported 100's of individuals and couples to work through difficult and often heartbreaking times, I hope I can also help you.

My approach is an integration of predominantly Psychodynamic and Systemic theories, I also however have training in many areas to give me as many tools as possible to help you. I offer a safe, calm and confidential environment in which we can explore your reasons for seeking therapy and navigate beginning to make positive change and reaching your goals. I am here to support you, to hear your story and use my expertise to help you find the best solution for you, as an individual or as a couple.

Below are some of the areas I work with :

  • Affairs
  • Family issues
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Loss
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • depression
  • Low self esteem
  • Becoming parents
  • Changing life stages
  • Communication problems
  • Compulsive Sexual Behaviour
  • Porn addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Partners of individuals with a Sex Addiction

Please give me a call on 07887504753 or send me an enquiry email to I offer face to face counselling in Lowton (Warrington) and Skype and email sessions. I can offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma RelationshipTherapy
  • Certificate in online counselling
  • BSc(Dual hons)
  • Diploma in working with sex addiction
  • Child Safeguarding
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy

I have worked and still work with Relate offering relationship counselling, online counselling support and individual civil Servants support contracts.

Member organisations


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.


Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC)

The Association for Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) is the leading UK organisation providing hope, information, support, and treatment options for those affected by sexual addiction and compulsivity.

ATSAC sets standards of practice for qualified therapists and provides accreditation for specialist training courses. A therapist who has gone through ATSAC recognised training will have the knowledge to respect and work with you sensitively to find out how best to support your needs.

Therapy options may include one-to-one sessions, group work, and/or relationship counselling. ATSAC is a not-for-profit organisation.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Additional information

  • Fee for Relationship Therapy, individual work £45, per 1 hour session
  • Fee for Relationship Therapy, couple work £50, per 1 hour session
  • Fee for Sex addiction work £60, per 1 hour session
  • fee for email counselling £30 per email
  • fee for text based sessions £30 or 50 minutes

When I work

Tue-Fri daytime and evening appointments

Warrington, Cheshire, WA3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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