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About me

I am a qualified integrative psychotherapist. This means that I am qualified to combine different therapeutic tools and approaches to fit the needs of the person. I offer a warm, empathetic and non-judgemental environment. 

I am interested in talking to you about who you are, what is troubling you. Whatever life problems you bring to therapy, I aim to help you use your own experience to find a way forward. 

I believe the therapeutic relationship is a vital part of therapy and that it's important to find a therapist that you can feel you can relate to.

A free initial session of 30 minutes is offered to talk to me and discuss any thing. 

I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAP Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling studies
  • CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills 

I have attended following trainings to enhance my skills:

  • Phase oriented trauma model workshop based on Claire Burke Draucker approach
  • learned helplessness training
  • Borderline personality disorder training

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy(BACP) and abide by the BACP Ethical Framework.

Work experience

  • I have experience of working with no5 organization, offering counselling and support to young people.
  • I am currently Working as a counsellor with Survivors of Sexual Violence & Abuse in Trust House Reading. I am trained in safeguarding and safety procedures for children as well as adults.
  • I have deep understanding of different cultures across the world (individualistic as well as collectivist) and have experience of working with diverse clients.
  • I attend regular supervision and trainings to keep myself updated in my practice.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

If you are above 18 and cannot afford to pay my fees but need counselling, please feel free to connect and we can discuss this.

Reading, Berkshire, RG1

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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