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BSc (Hons) MCoun, MBACP, ACTO Certificated

About me

Are you struggling with depression, stress, anxiety, relationship challenges? Let me help you. I also have experience helping with bereavement, addiction, alcohol and drug misuse, anger management, life coaching, identifying narcissists in your life and what to do, bullying, low self esteem.
The life you are looking for is possible. You can manage the everyday difficulties of life's challenges. Clarifying and identifying unhelpful thoughts/behaviours will enable the process of changing them, allowing positive behaviours to take hold of you and support happier days. We can work on this together.
I have a High Distinction Masters in Counselling (MCoun), BSc(Hons), MBACP. You don't have to handle life alone facing what seem like massive, insurmountable hurdles. Take a look at my website Please contact me now, I want to help. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I am also certificated to work online (ACTO).

A graduate with honours in Psychology and Counselling in 1995, I subsequently obtained a Masters in Counselling (MCoun) and have recently supplemented my training with a General Certificate in Online Counselling.

In addition to my private practice and as well as counselling residents in retirement homes, I have worked for a well-known suicide prevention organisation and also for Cruse Bereavement.

Experience and Qualifications (1988-2020)

  • General Certificate in Online Counselling & Psychotherapy
    Academy for Online Counselling and Psychotherapy (ACTO)
  • Essentials in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Beck Institute
  • Bereavement Support Training, Cruse Bereavement 
  • Member British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy since 2013
  • Master in Counselling Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Honour Soc)
  • Emotional Resilience Building Program: Prevention of Anxiety / Depression 
  • Relationship Effectiveness Training 
  • British Psychology Society Graduate Member since 1995
  • Bsc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling, Integrative Therapy
    University of Surrey
  • Suicide Prevention Training 

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

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£65.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions are charged at £65 for 50 minutes on Zoom.

I can also work via WhatsApp, telephone or email.  I will be available for as many, or as few sessions as you would like. I recommend that you commit to at least six sessions initially because it usually takes 3-4 sessions to get to know each other, start to unravel the problem and make headway, but this is of course your choice.

I endeavour to reply as a matter of urgency, and I keep all information strictly confidential in compliance with the BACP Privacy Code. Please kindly confirm that you are over 18 on your first contact. It is customary to pay me before the start of a session, and I will provide my bank account details via WhatsApp.

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Type of session


Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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