We all deserve the right to explore our real selves in a safe environment free of judgement and to be heard. My approach is integrative and, as such, I work with clients according to their individual needs be they complex, or simply to make sense of the difficulties life can throw our way.
What to Expect
After making contact with me I like to meet up with clients in an introductory session which is free of charge. This allows me to meet up and explain more about the way I work and gives you the opportunity to ask questions and decide whether or not you feel comfortable enough with my way of working. I will also be able to get a sense of what you are coming to counselling for and access the suitability of my practice to your needs. In this session I will also explain my terms of business and be able to explain confidentiality and the importance of this in our work.
I am an honest and empathic individual who values the process of therapy and the importance of the therapeutic relationship within that. With this in mind it is important to make sure that you are comfortable in the first instance and feel able to ask questions at any time.
I have experience working as a bereavement services volunteer for Bromley bereavement services and St Christopher's. In addition to this I have been working for the last year in the IAPTs service where I have a variety of clients who present with complex and wide ranging needs. This has enhanced my experience as a therapeutic counsellor and regular training broadens my integrative approach. My clients are given an honest, empathic and genuine environment in which to explore their journey towards increased awareness and acceptance of self.
Training, qualifications & experience
- CPCAB Counselling Level 2
- Open University D171 Pass Counselling Theory
- CPCAB Counselling Level 4
- Certificate in CBT Skills
- Bereavement Counselling Training at St Christophers and Bromley Bereavement Services
- Experience in IAPTs service
- BACP Accredited
- Diploma in Integrative Supervision of Individuals and Groups - The Grove
I have worked as a volunteer bereavement counsellor for St Christophers Hospice and Bromley Bereavement Service since 2014. I have also worked for IAPTs and this work incorporates a wide range of different needs and requirements for therapy.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
9am-5pm Monday, Evening slots available Tues-Fri