I am an accredited, Integrative counsellor and offer a service to those seeking help with a wide range of personal, emotional and relationship issues. I provide a high quality professional and confidential counselling service to the local community at a reasonable cost.I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have over 20 years teaching experience, specialising in early years education and gained a research Masters degree in 2006. I began my counselling training at Birbeck University and qualified with a Masters degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from Roehampton University in 2014. I have been a bereavement volunteer counsellor with Cruse for seven years and in worked for a local charitable counselling service until it closed. I have 3 years experience working with the NHS counselling support service IAPT.
I qualified with RASACC (Rape and Sexual Assault Centre Croydon) to work with survivors of sexual abuse and am able to offer therapy in central London, Streatham, Coulsdon and Croydon.
I am currently training to become a qualified supervisor.
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
I offer a free half hour session to enable us both to assess our suitability to work together.
Counselling sessions £60 per session
I offer discount for trainee psychotherapists
Concessions offered for
As an Integrative counsellor I use a variety of counselling approaches which I adapt to meet your personal needs and situation. I work face to face and have experience working with adults and using Drawing and Talking Therapy with children and young adults.
I am a registered member of the BACP (the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) which is the leading body for counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. I adhere to their strict code of ethics and I have regular supervision. I attend relevant workshops, seminars and conferences as part of my continuing professional development.