I offer a quiet, calm space for you to be heard, supporting you to understand your needs and wants, and how you may want to change. I offer both short term and long term therapy. Providing therapy to both individuals and couples. I recommend you attend an assessment session to experience whether I am the person you would like to support you on your personal journey to psychological well being.
Training, qualifications & experience
United Kingdom of Counselling and Psychotherapy (UKCP) registeredMember of Metanoia, United Kingdom of Transactional Analysis (UKATA)
MSc Psychotherapy in Transactional Analysis
Certified Transactional Analyst CTA
Provisional Training and Supervising Transactional Analyst PTSTA Diploma in Supervision
Certified by Barnardo's to provide counselling to adoptees, adoptors and their families.
I have been practising for over 25 years. My experience includes providing therapy for several years at a mental health day centre, at a training and employment establishment and at an alcohol project. I have been in private practice since 1997.
I am a trained Transactional Analyst. Transactional Analysis is a cognitive, behavioural and emotion based therapy, with it roots in psychoanalysis and its orientation in the humanistic schools of therapy. TA provides many tools to help you understand yourself, your situation and how you can change. I also integrate mindfulness methods in my practice and I have been practicing mindfulness for over 25 years.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have an interest in working with people to deal with differences in their relationships with themselves and others. Looking at the dynamics of power and oppression, especially in race and culture, and how to relate to self and other in a 'I'm OK, You're OK' way. I am part of the Leadership team for BAATN (Black, African and Asian Therapists Network).
Concessions offered for
£65 for individual sessions and supervision
£85 for couples
Some reduced cost places are available.
Clients and supervisees on Tuesday afternoons and evenings, Wednesdays during the day and evenings, Thursdays during the day and evenings.
Fridays supervisees only during the day.
Private practice is a 10 minute bus journey from Walthamstow Central, 15 minutes walk from Wood Street overground station and a 3 minute drive from M11 and 10 minutes from M25. On street parking available before 10am and after 4pm.