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Hello, I am a highly skilled and experienced Psychotherapist specialising in narcissistic abuse, relationship difficulties and family conflict . I have consolidated 25 years experience of working with anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual, physical and emotional abuse and its impact. I am confident therefore in working with clients with complex needs with their mental health and neuro-divergence, including ADHD and Autism.
Therapy can offer a space for you to process, manage and regulate difficult emotions thoughts and feelings. I will offer you the space to feel seen, valued, heard,accepted and understood. Therapy can also support you to find motivation, set goals and develop a new relationship with yourself , improving your self esteem and relationships with others. The benefits can be significant and life changing . Talking therapy really can change lives and I have been privileged to meet and work with many clients who have been able to make significant changes in their relationships , improve their own self esteem and find their own voice.
Taking the first step to address your problems is often the hardest part, but you will be met with warmth, a non judgmental attitude, and acceptance should you make contact. An initial phone call can help you to explore what you need from therapy and offer you some advice and reassurance about what to expect from therapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
PG Dip Integrative Psychotherapy PG Dip Probation Studies, BSc, Applied Psychology, BA Community Justice. Registered MBACP.
I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have previously lectured on both the Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees at UCLan and at the University Centre in Blackburn. I have therefore stayed abreast of current changes and the research informing practice based in neuroscience and utilise this knowledge in my practice .
I work holistically and believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship as a means to support individuals through their difficulties no matter how complex or challenging they may seem.
I integrate a range of methods skills and approaches to suit you and your needs, but foremost you can expect to be met as a unique individual. A good starting point is for us to decide together what you want and need from therapy.
The benefit of having two professional qualifications has enabled me to work with a wide range of issues with people of all ages and from diverse backgrounds. I have over 20 years of working with clients individually and in groups dealing with substance-related addictions, anxiety, depression, complex mental health needs and personality disorder.
Please feel able to call me whether it's to find out more about me, understand exactly what to expect from therapy or to explore in more detail your needs as you embark on taking the first step towards helping yourself.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£70.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
I offer concessions for students and low wage incomes.
When I work
I can offer sessions face to face or via zoom