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About me

Integrative Counsellor, BACP Accredited Registered.

Does life feel like it’s become too much recently and it’s hard to keep going? Perhaps you feel constantly anxious and overwhelmed by day-to-day tasks? Or maybe school or work related stress is becoming too much?

I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space where you can open up and talk freely about anything you want to share. My work is based on a compassionate approach - as I believe kindness towards ourselves is a key to healing.

My goal is to provide the support needed for you to build up a set of tools that can be used on a daily basis to not only navigate life’s challenges - but that empower and strengthen your resilience to anything adverse. Ultimately, I believe that self-awareness is the key to growth! And I can help you to understand your thought process, behaviours and patterns of relating to other people.

I offer a free 30 minute consultation.  This is a good way to get a sense of who I am and how I work, with no obligations.

I’m trained as an Integrative Counsellor and am BACP Accredited Registered. I work within the context of the BACP Ethical Framework. Currently I work for one of Croydon’s Youth Counselling Charities where I support children and young adults aged 14-25 on long and short term bases.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative)

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

British Bachelor (Honours) Degree Standard

Certified level I & II Reiki Practitioner

I have a social work background.  Previously, I've worked in a variety of different support roles with children, teenagers and young adults with learning difficulties. Seeing them achieve their goals, gain more independence and progress with their lives - against difficulties and odds - was very rewarding.  These experiences only strengthened my belief that when we provide the right environment for people to thrive, positive change will inevitably follow.

I am a Reiki practitioner, trained in Usui system of Reiki healing.  I perform distance and face-to-face Reiki sessions.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

My fee is £50 for 50 minutes for Counselling.

Free 30 minute consultation.

I offer concessions for students, people working in the care sector or those on a low income.  

I offer flexible session times, face-to-face, telephone or Zoom counselling. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

Areas I work with:

-  Anger management

-  Anxiety

-  Bullying

-  Depression

-  Domestic violence

-  Eating disorders

-  Family problem

-  Low self-esteem/Confidence

-  Mindfulness

-  Relationship problems

-  Self-harming

-  Spirituality

-  Stress

-  Suicidal thoughts

-  Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

I provide counselling in both English and Polish.

I work with children aged 14 upwards, young people and adults.

Croydon Buddhist Centre, 98 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ND

Christ Church, Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2BN

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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Additional languages

English & Polish