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Chartered Counselling Psychologist and EMDR Practitioner

About me

Hello and Welcome!

​I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered to practice with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I have extensive experience of working with a wide range of mental health difficulties and I am passionate about improving mental health and working alongside an individual to help them get to where they want to be and feeling how they want to feel.

​I am a firm believer in that there is not a one size fits all approach to therapy and as such, I take an integrative approach, drawing upon various models of therapy to work towards meeting your needs. I hold the belief that you are the expert on your life and my role within our sessions, is to help you work through the difficulties you are experiencing.

​I provide clinical supervision to Doctoral students and other mental health providers, and I am on the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS) with the BPS.

I am an approved provider for AXA PPP, BUPA, WPA, Aviva, Healix Healthcare and Vitality Health.

I hope to be able to join you and help facilitate your journey towards better mental health.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over nine years experience of working within an acute private psychiatric hospital prior to setting up private practice. I have experience of working within an MDT and facilitating group and individual therapy for inpatients and outpatients with various mental health difficulties. I have delivered a range of therapeutic interventions, developing psychological formulations, risk assessments and care plans for individual clients with a range of presenting difficulties in psychiatric and outpatient settings.

I currently divide my time between private practice and working with individuals in a mental health rehabilitation unit.

I am currently working towards accreditation as an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner. I am a member of the EMDR Association UK & Ireland and have a BPS approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision and on the RAPPS Register.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society


Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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Beechwood House Medical Centre, 7 Summerfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4PR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In person

I offer supervision to both qualified therapists and trainees in a safe and nurturing space.

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