Human Givens Psychotherapist HG.Dip.P Reg. PSA
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I am a registered HG Therapist (Professional Standards Authority accredited). I also work for the The Red Poppy Company, an organisation that provides support for the frontline workers including paramedics, fire fighters, nurses and teachers. I am a registered and approved therapist with PTSD Resolution Charity who support veterans with Post Traumatic Stress disorder and of course I work in my own private practice from my rooms at my home and my consulting rooms in Brighton.
I hold three nursing qualifications in mental health, general adult health and a first-class degree in Midwifery. I am also a graduate in Social Anthropology with honours. I have 30 years experience of working and supporting adults and children in health and education settings and a wealth of experience in working with people who have physical and mental health issues. I am also a qualified Yoga teacher currently working in a 1:1 therapy setting with my clients as well as in small groups focussing on Yoga's benefits to mental and physical well being, to improve posture, relieve pain, to lift low mood, relieve anxiety, release tension and use breath to learn ways to relax.
My diverse and holistic knowledge and experience in the field of health means I have a strong understanding of the mind/body connection and how our physical state directly impacts on our emotional well-being.
I will endeavour to support my clients to restore balance in their lives and feel better quickly using their own life resources to build stronger resilience for the future enabling them to manage their lives more effectively.
I welcome all enquiries from anyone in need of emotional support with the aim of treating clients as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
About HG Therapy
HG therapy is the fastest, most effective treatment currently available. Research published in: Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice showed that:
- Human Givens therapy is 3 times more effective than the next most effective psychotherapy.
- Most people can be helped in 4-6 session although some people require only one or two sessions to achieve their required results. Some people with more complex difficulties may require more.
HG is a brief and solution focussed therapy. The sessions are not designed to be multiple or long term. The intention is to work with the client to achieve the outcome they want in as short a time-frame as possible – and therefore they can move on, fully equipped for the next chapter.
Make contact and feel better soon.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold the HG.Dip.P as a Human Givens Psychotherapist Practitioner.
I am general therapist which means I will see anyone in need of emotional support.
I have a developing interest in the challenging issues teenagers and young adults encounter in our world.
Due to my experience as a midwife, I have a strong connection with issues pertaining to women's wellbeing. I can offer support with issues around PMS, fertility, pregnancy, birth, post natal depression, motherhood and menopause.
As a health professional I have worked in hospital settings, ICU, specialist units and in the community. I have also worked in education with children needing extra educational and emotional support.
I am a graduate in Social Anthropology with honours.
I hold an advanced DBS cert.
Human Givens Institute (HGI)
The Human Givens Institute (HGI) is both a membership organisation and a professional body representing the interests of those in the caring and teaching professions who have an interest in or utilise the human givens approach. Counselling Directory register Registered Members (MHGI) and Fellow Members (FHGI), who will have completed the Post Graduate Practitioner's Assessment (Part III) and who are fully qualified to practise as a human givens therapist or counsellor. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
From £60.00 to £90.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
- Single session 60 mins - £60
- Single session 90 mins - £90
- Single Student/*key worker 60 mins - £40
- Single Student/*key worker session 90 mins - £70
Payment should be made by BAC's payment. An invoice will be sent prior to the appointment.
When I work
8.00am to 17.00
Evening appointments available by special arrangement.
What to expect from your first session
Whatever your needs may be, as your therapist I will offer support in finding ways to transform and change your current patterns which are no longer working for you. Together we will find ways to balance your physical and emotional needs, elevating distress and trauma and bringing you a better quality of life.
By using the HG tools alongside my professional experience, we will work together to help you find a more balanced way of living.
In the first session we will spend some time talking and exploring and setting goals with an agreed plan of action. You set your goals and I will support you in accomplishing them. This is your therapy and my role is to hold a space and offer guidance for you to explore.
Follow up sessions will be discussed once the goal and plan is in place.
I have practice space available to me in West and East Sussex.
I can be contacted via email, phone, website or facebook.
I will endeavour to reply to your enquiry as quickly as possible.