About me

I have over 17years’ experience in statutory, private and NHS counselling, I have extensive understanding of individual personal needs.

I worked in a specialist trauma service within King’s College Hospital for over 10 years where I held a senior psychotherapist post,  now working for a mental health NHS trust in their adult complex mental health service and acute psychiatric inpatient unit in Devon. 

Proir to this I have worked in the addictions field in private treatment centres, and statutory services. 

I hold graduate and post graduate qualifications in psychotherapy. I maintain a high calibre of continued professional development to maintain the best possible training, allowing you the best possible up-to-date treatment including close to completing a Masters in existential psychotherapy . I have completed my EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) training and in conjunction to my previous trauma experience I can offer a wide range of specialised treatment in this area. I adapt my work to meet you where you are and utilize my experience to offer a bespoke and individual therapeutic experience. I draw on theory, science and psycho-education to support my psychotherapy and empower you as an individual to move forward in your life.

I have also undertaken a post graduate diploma in working online and offer Online psychotherapy. 

I am a qualified clinical supervisor for trainee and qualified therapists. I am an external examiner for the online training academy as well.

I am one of the trainers for the Vita network, a group of professionals working on identifying victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, and providing training to front line professionals such a junior doctors across the NHS. 

I have provided clinical training to staff at the Hestia project for human trafficking. I have also lectured across various platforms including Exeter University, Barts medical school and other medical settings on trauma and how to manage disclosures of sexual violence.
I held a regular lecture slot in my previous role on a national forensic sexual assault examiners course and have presented internationally on the work I have done within the sexual violence field in the NHS

I have a practice at my home in Devon near Exeter and in London on Harley st, I also have an online clinic.

I have worked in a wide range of settings and specialise in TRAUMA, ADDICTION, ABUSE, SEXUAL ASSAULT & RAPE. I have worked with fertility and pregnancy difficulties, including recurrent miscarriages, IVF, and pre and perinatal mental health difficulties. I also have a special interest in working with burnout and compassion fatigue in the medial field and provide treatment to medical professionals via occupational health in some settings as well as privately.

I am a BUPA, AVIVA, and Vitality registered provider for those with private health care.

I’m an accredited registered member of BACP; I follow the BACP ethical framework and adhere to confidentiality and work in an effective non-judgmental setting.
I take private self referrals, as well as referrals from psychiatrists and other external agencies.

Training, qualifications & experience

2019-2020       EMDR (eye movement desensitization and preprocessing), EMDRIA Sandi Rickman training.

2019-2020- PG Dip in Online psychotherapy online training academy

2016- ongoing   Professional Masters in Existential Psychotherapy, Middlesex University

2015-2016         Professional Qualiforcation in clinical supervision, Metanoia Institue

2014-2015         Post Graduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling, University of Oxford

2010-2010         Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) Tavistock/Anna Freud Centre

2009-2009         Sexually Transmitted Infections Foundation Course (STIF)

2008-2008         Adult Sexual Assault Forensic Training Course

2004-2006        Foundation Degree in Addictions Counselling, University of Bath

2000 - 2003       Cultural Studies, BA (hons) University of Surrey.

Relevant CPD:
Cognitive Therapy for PTSD, Institute of Psychiatry Kings College Hospital
Working with personality disorders workshop, Dean Cross East London NHS Trust

Introduction to Transactional Analysis, Metanoia Institute

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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From £50.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone session

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • Aviva
  • BUPA
  • Vitality


Various times


Consulting Rooms
2 Harley Street

Type of session

In person

Types of client



In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I offer integrative clinical supervision to trainees and counsellors and other caring professions such as social workers, nurses ect.

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