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Relationship Counsellor BA(Hons),PG Dip, PGCE, MBACP

About me

Are aspects of your relationship upsetting or worrying you?

I am a relationship counsellor who works with individuals or couples (of all sexual orientations) on all relationship issues. I trained and worked at Tavistock Relationships since 2005 (formerly the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships) in Central London. I am now in private practice in the Croydon-Oxted area.

Relationship therapy focuses on the impact of your own and your partner's behaviour on your relationship. A relationship is by definition an interaction. Any problem, from anxiety to depression, experienced by one partner affects both in some way. Relationship issues can feel very frustrating and communication may seem impossible for many reasons. Sexual difficulties may feel impossible to resolve.

I provide a safe place for you to explore your feelings and issues in a confidential, non-judgemental and non-intrusive setting. My hope is that you can move on to a happier and more satisfying life.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA Hons
PGCE
PG Dip

I trained at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships. I recently worked as a counsellor/therapist there, seeing both couples and individuals. I have a Post-Graduate Diploma in psychodynamic psychotherapy, which includes psychosexual therapy training. I have been seeing clients since 2010 under full supervision.I am a full member of the BACP and the BACPC. 

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Fees

From £60.00 to £70.00

Additional information

I charge £70 for the initial assessment which lasts 75 minutes. The fee for ongoing therapy sessions of 55 minutes is £60 for individuals and £70 for couples.

When I work

I am available in private practice on Tuesdays,Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 30am until 7pm. Other times might possible occasionally.

Pilgrim Cottage, Church Lane, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8BL

High Street, Purley, Croydon, CR8 2AH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples