I am an integrative counsellor working in private practice in Haslemere, on the borders of Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex.
My approach focuses on the root causes of your issues and not just the symptoms. My aim is to help you find solutions that work in the here-and-now.
As well as face-to-face counselling at my home I also offer 'walk-and-talk' sessions when the weather allows. A walk-and-talk session is similar in that it last for 60 minutes but instead of being sat in a comfy chair in my counselling room, we head out for a walk in the Blackdown area. Clients who are feeling stuck or depressed often find these especially useful.
During COVID lockdown I am able still able to see clients face-to-face (medical appointments are allowed within the rules) or to work online if that is your preference.
Training, qualifications & experience
I studied at the highly regarded Guildford college graduating in 2006 with an advanced diploma in integrative counselling.
I have worked within the NHS as a counsellor in a GP's surgery, as a counsellor for both staff and students at Winchester University and in private practice for over 10 years seeing adult clients.
As part of my ongoing development I have trained at the Gottman Institute as a couples counsellor.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Your first session is just £30 and subsequent sessions are £60.