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About me

I am a qualified, experienced and compassionate psychotherapist working in Winchester. I am currently working online and I will reopen my face to face private practice from my house when all restrictions are lifted. Online or in person, you will be seen, heard and supported in complete confidence, in a non-judgmental way. Your therapy with me is your safe place.

You know that life can get complicated and challenging. Do you recognise some of the following?

  •   Why do I get into the same difficulties again and again with my relationships?
  •   I have doubts about my existing relationship.
  •   I have lost my self-confidence and motivation.
  •   I feel strong emotions that I cannot manage.
  •   There are some painful things in my past or my present that I would like to talk about, but I am afraid and ashamed. I don't want to be judged, ridiculed, labelled or dismissed.
  •   Everything is scary.
  •   I have lost someone dear.
  •   I feel overwhelmed by my life responsibilities.
  •   I feel nothing.
  •   I feel lost.
  •   I have issues around food and my self-image.
  •   Why can't I get on with people?
  •   I feel angry most of the time.
  •   I want to change something that is not working for me, but I don't know how to go about it, or I have a big decision to make and I don't know where to start.
  •  something’s wrong, but I can't open up to friends or family members because I don't want to burden them with my 'stuff' or upset them.

As a professional therapist I can help you understand what is happening to you and why. Together we can help you implement lasting changes in how you experience the world and how you relate to yourself and others. You will learn to recognise your usual negative behaviourial patterns, and you will be able to chose a more positive, confident and resilient attitude to life.

My experience includes working with adults and young adults living with relationship issues, depression, anxiety, panic, bereavement, loss and stress, lack of motivation or direction in life, lack of self-awareness, painful memories, shame and guilt; people living with terminal illnesses and the impact on their families; parents and young people with family issues; workplace, career and relationship issues; divorce and separation; food and self-image issues; retirement issues; survivors of sexual violence and abuse; people facing difficult life choices.

I work as a therapist in a variety of settings such as Universities, NHS cancer units and medical practices, charities and local council-aided establishments, as well as running my own private practice.

I work mainly with Transactional Analysis, which is a theory of personality and a communication tool that implements simple, positive and rapid changes. I also use CBT and other modalities, depending on your needs and goals.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am registered with The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and the Hampshire Association Of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (HACP).

I am a Reiki Master and a mindfulness practitioner.  I offer psychotherapy in English and in French.

Qualifications and experience:

  • FdA Hons Humanistic Counselling, Winchester and Middlesex University.
  • Holistic body therapist, Eastleigh college.
  • PGCE French - English, King Alfred's college, Winchester
  • BA Law, History and History of Art, Sorbonne university, Paris.
  • Cancer psychotherapist, War Memorial Hospital, Andover.
  • Previous work experience: RASAC (Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre) Winchester, St Francis' GP surgery Chandlers Ford, Southampton University (students and staff), War Memorial hospital Andover (cancer unit), Friends of the Family Winchester.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Reiki Master and mindfulness practitioner.

Fees

From £45.00 to £55.00

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students

Additional information

All sessions are 50 mn long. Longer sessions are available pro-rata.

Initial consultation £30

One-to-one sessions £55

Students, seniors (60+) £45

The 30mn initial consultation is for you to present your issues and decide whether you are comfortable for us to work together.

You can book and pay for one session at a time. Payment by BACS is due within 24 hours of the session. 

You can also do a block-booking of 3 or 6 sessions. Full payment for block-bookings is due before the start of the sessions. I regret that cheques are not accepted.

Please note: sessions cancelled on the day are due in full unless we can re-book within 2 working days.

The number of sessions can vary, from short therapy over a few weeks, to longer therapy.  I will contract with you on what you want to achieve, and we will check regularly on whether we are on tracks.  Our initial therapy contract can be reviewed at any time according to your changing needs.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
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Sessions are available 10am to 8pm weekdays only.

Further information

Currently, online video sessions only - Whatsapp, Facetime or Messenger.

16 Eversley Gardens, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7GQ

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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Additional languages

French (Native speaker)