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This professional is available for new clients.
My aim is to be supportive and listen to the problems you want to talk about and for us to explore together why things may feel overwhelming so that I can help you to find a better way to manage these issues and bring about positive change in your life. I will work with you to suit your needs so that you get what you want from the sessions.
I currently only offer sessions online via either Zoom, Signal or WhatsApp.
How Counselling can help
Life can be difficult at times and you may be finding it harder than usual to cope with the various problems you are having. You might be feeling more anxious than normal, have become overwhelmed or have feelings of low self-confidence and as a result you may be struggling to know how to make things better for yourself.
So you may want to talk to someone who is impartial - being able to share your feelings in a safe and confidential space can be incredibly helpful. I am both understanding and empathetic and we can work together to explore what you are finding difficult and I will support you to find better ways of managing your life.
It can often be really hard to bring about change and talking about what is going on for you, both now and potentially earlier in your life, can help you to make better choices for yourself in the future and get you to where you want to be in both your personal and professional relationships.
I also have many years experience of working with various forms of loss; the emotion of grief is what we feel after experiencing any major loss whether it is the ending of an important relationship, the loss of your job, following the death of someone significant to you or having to move home or country as well as other types of loss. These experiences can bring up very powerful and often confusing feelings which can be totally overwhelming and difficult to understand on your own.
Training, qualifications & experience
MSc Psychodynamic Counselling - Birkbeck College: University of London
Counselling Training for Complicated Grief and Traumatic Bereavement -Wandsworth Bereavement Service
Certificate in Counselling Skills and Attitudes - Westminster Pastoral Foundation
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
£65.00 per session
I provide either short-term counselling, if you wish to address a specific concern, or longer-term therapy for more complicated problems which may involve looking back to earlier in your life.
Sessions held online using the audio-visual platforms of either Zoom, Signal or WhatsApp (50 minutes)
I offer appointments during the day and early evenings.
Please either email me or ring me to discuss, in confidence, what you would like help with. If I am unable to answer the phone please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (www.bacp.co.uk) and adhere to The Ethical Framework for good practice. My work is supervised on a regular basis to ensure best practice and I am fully insured.