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Registered Member BACP (MBACP) Counselling, Psychotherapy

About me

I support clients on a range of issues but not limited to anxiety, bereavement depression, low self-esteem, relationships and stress. The relationship is the centre of my work, I use my therapeutic knowledge and adapt my approach to suit the person I am working with.

I offer counselling and psychotherapy for individuals 18+ to help them recognise unhelpful thoughts and behaviours that negatively impact their life and the quality of their relationships.

As a Registered BACP therapist I offer you the space to talk in a confidential relaxed atmosphere to help you make the changes you desire.

If you want to gain insight to your thoughts and feelings, talk about your worries to lift a burden or find different ways of thinking then therapy may be for you. Clients I have worked with have enjoyed the experience and been able to find a better balance to life.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Four years Advanced Training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
  • Transactional Analysis 101
  • Certificate Award in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Online & Telephone Counselling
  • BACP Registered Member
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency
  • Advanced Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Additional workshops:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Safeguarding
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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 online session

Additional information

My introductory session allows you to experience working with me and for us to decide if I would be the right therapist for you. I ask you to take time to reflect on this first session before you start regular therapy.

£45 per session flexible appointments weekly or fortnightly to suit your budget

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Current availability on Zoom.

Flexible appointments weekly or fortnightly to suit your budget and your needs. 

Further information

I hold a current DBS certificate and full professional liability insurance.

I am registered with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) and authorised to hold relevant sensitive personal information under appropriately secure storage.

Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK4

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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