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MBACP

About me

Hi, thanks for taking a look at my profile. I’m a mixed heritage counsellor currently working online. I understand that modern life can present us with daily stresses and challenges that can add up and feel like too much. I can support you to work through difficult emotions, loss and change.

Are you struggling to work something out? Are there losses in your life that you are yet to come to terms with? Is it impacting your relationships, work or home life? Maybe it’s just a feeling that something is not quite ‘right’ for you at the moment.

From my own experience of therapy I know I appreciate having time and space to talk and process things at my own pace. I seek to offer you a calm but, when necessary, challenging space to help you explore issues in your life, to grow and gain a greater understanding of who you are in relation to everything that surrounds you. I believe that having this awareness can create a stronger sense of self and greater resilience to the challenges that life can present us with. It can also help us make sense of past experiences when we have a better understanding of how we are in the world.

I take a holistic approach and like to look at you as a whole, with an awareness of both body and mind impacting how you feel. I will not judge you or tell you what to do but respect your process and how you function, working with what you bring.

Training, qualifications & experience

Goldsmiths University

The Gestalt Centre.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

Sessions are £50, usually weekly and last 50 minutes.

I offer an initial 40 minute consultation via Zoom for a reduced fee of £30.

This is an opportunity for you to talk about what brings you to therapy and for us both to ask questions to help decide if I am the right therapist for you.

There is no commitment to continue, but if you decide to, we will discuss how you would like to proceed. I often work in an open-ended way, with regular reviews, however, shorter-term work is also an option we might look at.

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults