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About me

Experienced Person Centered  and Cognitive. Behavioural Therapist.
Previous life experience of over 30 years experience serving in the emergency services and Military and know from experience that a uniform is no barrier to poor mental health.

I am a down to earth Northerner who works in a simplistic way, avoiding complicated jargon.

I like working in a solution based way and use a mixture of person centred Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Life Coaching to help support and guide you to a more positive and healthy place.

Please feel free to connect and have an initial chat on the phone.

If I'm not the right fit for you I am sure that I will have a contact who is, as I believe that you connecting with the most appropriate support is the most important thing.

Can work with most common mental health issues including;

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Grief 
  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Low Self Esteem
  • General Low mood and confidence issues.
  • Goal setting
  • Relationship issues
  • Qualified Trainer/facilitator 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 2, 3 and 4 Diploma Person Centered Counselling.
  • Level 5 Diploma CBT.
  • Level 5 BTEC Trauma Risk Manager (TRIM)
  • Level 5 CMI Leadership and Management.
  • Level 3 BTEC Adult Training.
  • Advanced Diploma Life Coach.

Alongside private work, have worked as Therapist with the following organisations:

  • YMCA
  • Dorset Mind
  • Dorset Police
  • PAM Assist EAP
  • All Call Signs Vets Charity
  • Anvil UK

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Life coaching.


£50.00 per session

Additional information

Individual sessions £50 an hour
Group work and training £75 an hour.
Armed Forces , Veterans and Emergency services 25% discount.
Free initial 15 minute phone chat

Further information

Remote working only via Zoom/Teams and other means or telephone support, therefore welcome enquiries world wide.

37 Saxonhurst Road., Bournemouth, Dorset, BH10 6JD

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