I am a fully-trained counsellor. I offer one-to-one support in person, online or by phone, for adults who might be experiencing difficulties in their life.
You might be experiencing feelings such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, shame, anger, loss, or relationship issues. My aim is to help you discover how to flourish given the demands you are facing.
You can email or phone me to arrange a free 15 minute phone consultation. In this conversation we will talk about what you want from counselling, and you can decide whether you would like to arrange further meetings, usually for an hour a week.
I am a gestalt counsellor, which means that we would consider your experience as a whole. Central to this is self-compassion, which comes from understanding how you have grown to meet the challenges you have faced and are facing.
Counselling can feel daunting; I aim to provide a safe non-judgmental space, working at a pace that suits you. Another way of saying this is that I will meet and support you where you are in your life journey.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have completed the Diploma in Gestalt Counselling at The Gestalt Centre in London, a BACP accredited course. I currently work with two counselling organisations, offering both long-term and short-term counselling. I have counselled people with a range of issues.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Sessions last 50 minutes and cost £40. I offer lower rates to those who will find it difficult to meet this cost. If you want to find out more and/or arrange a session, you can call or email me. We can then arrange a free 15 minute phone consultation, and decide how you would like to proceed.