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About me


I am an integrative counsellor/psychotherapist offering 1:1 support via telephone, zoom or face to face appointments in my therapy room.

I specialise in Bereavement, Trauma, Depression and Anxiety.  My private practice provides a quiet, safe, confidetial space to talk. As a counsellor I'm non-judgmental, empathic and client led. The therapeutic process is individually catered to what the client brings and needs.

I have experience working with:

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Bullying
  • Low mood
  • Discrimination
  • Loneliness
  • Suicide within a family
  • Stress-related issues
  • Bereavement

I have been a counsellor for many years, during this time I have worked with 1:1 clients, Couples Counselling and Emotional Support Groups.  Please see below for more information about this.

The next step

It can feel quite daunting making the decision to see a counsellor. I provide an initial free 50 minute in-take session. This in-take meeting will give the opportunity for both myself the counsellor and you the client, time to explore what you want from this process, then you can make the decision if I am the right counsellor for you. Being genuine from the beginning and exploring the counsellor/client relationship will help to build a rapport, enabling the therapeutic relationship to work more successfully.

You can call me on 07983799140 or send me an email here if you have any questions or would like to set up a session.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Dip. I am a qualified counsellor, I trained with AIM awards and NCS (national counselling society). I'm MBACP Reg. ( a registered member of BACP governing body). I abide and work alongside the ethical framework set out by BACP. I work with adults only (18+) and I also provide couple counselling.

I am an integrative counsellor which means I work using CBT, Humanistic and Psychodynamic approach, catering the way I work to the need of the client. I also use play therapy, art therapy, visuasation, stone therapy and many other therapies that are useful if a client is struggling too verbalise how they are feeling.

I offer short-term (6 weeks) counselling, 12 weeks counselling and long term counselling.  This will all be discussed in your intake session.

As a counsellor I continuously expand my experience and knowledge by attending regular CPD workshops, this keeps me updated, aswell as it enables me to learn new skills, which will be incorporated into my private practice.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Emotional support

This is for families, work colleagues, friendship groups,or any small groups.

I provide a safe environment offering a 90 minute session for a maximum of 4 clients participating in each group. I will facilitate the group, making sure that each individual client has an equal opportunitiy to share there feelings whilst being heard and supported. The cost will be discussed in the intake session.

This will include working with:

  • Bereavement
  • Loss
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Workplace grievances etc

My therapy room is fully wheelchair accessible, do let me know if you have any questions around this.


£70.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

A free 50 minute intake session.

1:1 counselling session is £70.00 for 1 hour appointment.

Couples counselling is £95.00 for 1 hour appointment.

90 minutes Counselling sessions are also available if needed. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 8.00pm. Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I have full wheelchair access and can adapt font size on paperwork for anyone who is visually impaired. Pleae contact me if you have any questions about this.