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About me

Individuals seek out therapy for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes it may be a crisis or just a feeling that you cannot carry on with the way things are. Life can be hard and I think we all need support to navigate our way through at times. I can offer you support and help you find a way through to a happier place of existence. I know how starting therapy can feel challenging and I see the courage it takes to look at issues in your life that you are facing. I will listen to you with care and consideration in a confidential setting.

I was born in the United States and yet have lived over two thirds of my life throughout Europe. I see clients of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities. My practise is based at 48 Harley Street.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP registered
  • BACP Member
  • Advanced Diploma in Existential Therapy (tbc 12/2018), Regent’s University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s University
  • Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s University

I am trained as a psychotherapist and use an existential approach. In addition to my work with private clients, I hold an honorary position in a hospital specialising in care for patients with neurophysiological diseases. For several years I have also attended to clients at a drug and addiction counselling service in London. I have experience in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality issues, illness, drug and alcohol addiction, trauma and self-harm and eating disorders.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

When I work

I am currently available to see clients in my Fitzrovia rooms.

Berners Street, London, W1T 3NP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults