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About me

Do you feel like you are always putting on a brave face, that you are hiding your true feelings from those around you or are always putting the needs of others first?  Have you experienced difficult life events in the past that are impacting on your present?  Does it feel like this is just the way it is?

It may be that you are not sure if counselling is for you, perhaps you've never sought support before or you've had counselling in the past and want to revisit the process. 

I specialise in working with women like you who want to be heard, understood and believed.  I offer a non-judgemental, respectful service where we can work together to enable you to live the life you most want to live.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis

Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling - Berne Institute

Certificate in working with Trauma - The Link Centre

Post Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Treatment - Leicester University

Masters degree in Social Work - Nottingham University

For 20+ years I have worked in the helping professions providing mental health and drug & alcohol support within the NHS, voluntary organisations and charities.

I am registered with National Counselling Society, UKATA and am a member of the Black, African and Asian Therapy Network.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA)

UKATA (formally the Institute of Transactional Analysis) is the national UK Transactional Analysis organisation representing all fields of TA theory and practice. TA can be used as an effective tool in a wide range of contexts such as: personal development, management, coaching, counselling, psychotherapy, teaching, education, parenting and more.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a limited number of spaces for counselling students and those on a low wage, feel free to ask me about this.

When I work

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The Berne Institute, 29 Derby Road, Kegworth, Derby, Leicestershire, DE74 2EN

Type of session

In person

Types of client


Key details

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