I have experience working in various NHS clinical settings with anxiety, depression and addiction. I can provide you with a confidential and safe space where you can share your burden. Maybe you are going through a difficult life transition or have recently experienced a loss of some kind. You may feel despair and have occasional suicidal thoughts or be finding it increasingly difficult to motivate yourself in the normal way. Therapy can be a useful tool for surmounting these kinds of challenges. Be assured that our work together will be a collaborative effort and tailored to your specific needs.
Whatever your intentions, our sessions will be a space for you to discover and explore the meanings you have made about your life, and how these influence your present experience and potential future. Together we will work to find solutions that either move you beyond your current situation or help to reframe that which must be accepted.
My orientation is fundamentally humanistic, in the sense that I place emphasis on the relational aspect of therapy. As such, I understand how important it is for you, the client, to find the right fit when it comes to choosing a suitable therapist. I can offer a free 15 minute zoom meeting to assess our suitability for working together.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
I have worked with people who have sought counselling or therapy for the following reasons:
- diagnosed conditions such as depression and obsessive disorders, bipolar disorder, and acute social anxiety.
- confusion around sexuality and sexual dysfunction
challenging life transitions (illness, career change, divorce and cultural acclimation)
- addictions, such as alcoholism, marijuana abuse and sexual compulsivity
- looking for direction and meaning in life
- seeking to know yourself more deeply
- suicidal ideation and attempts
- worry, stress and negativity
- relationship and family problems, including
- domestic abuse
- chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
post natal depression
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Areas of counselling I deal with
From £50.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
I can slightly lower my rate depending on circumstances. Generally, lowered rates will correspond to the client's income. Unfortunately, I can only do this sparingly and my capacity to do so is dependent on charging full price to those who can afford it.