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About me and my therapy practice:
I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor. I have over 18 years experience working with a diverse client base covering a variety of issues both on a long-term and short-term basis.
During my years of experience, I recognise my skills and passion is working with understanding relationships with self and others. As a Humanistic counsellor, I believe the quality of the therapeutic relationship is the key to healing and growth. My counselling approach is holistic including a number of theories under the Humanistic band such as, Person Centered, Transactional Analysis, Gestalt and Psychosynthesis. I believe it is important to choose a counsellor you feel connected to. I offer a safe and confidential space within my garden studio in Warlingham. Should you wish to contact me for an initial consultation, I am happy to arrange this. This does not commit you, but gives you the opportunity to ask any questions and decide if you would like any further sessions.
What I can help with:
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Development coaching, Life coaching, Personal development, Cancer, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Child related issues, Infertility, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues.
Types of therapy:
Brief therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychosynthesis, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal.
Clients I work with:
Trainee, Adults, EAP, Older adults, Young people.
How I deliver therapy:
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited.
Alongside my Private Practice I also work at The South East Cancer Centre counselling people affected by Cancer.
Should you wish to contact me for an initial consultation, I am happy to arrange this. This does not commit you, but gives you the opportunity to ask any questions and decide if you would like any further sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am BACP Accredited and I abide by the BACP ethical framework for good practice.
- My Training includes working within the NHS and at a Cancer Help Centre, supporting people whose lives have been affected by cancer.
- I trained with Cruse and have many years experience as a bereavement counsellor.
- I hold certificates in Person Centred counselling and family systemic counselling.
- I have an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic counselling 2004.
- I am trained in the use of visualisations and creative therapy.
- Couples counselling.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
My particular area of expertise lies with bereavement , separation and relationship issues as well as complex post traumatic stress syndrome.
£60.00 per session
Concessions offered for
I work with adult individuals on a short or long term basis.
- Individuals - £60 per 50 minute session
- Some concessions are available to student/trainee counsellors.
When I work
9 am - 8 pm