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About me

**Currently looking for other Counsellors that would like Supervision**

I am a person centred counsellor who specialises in working with children and young people who have learning and behavioural difficulties. Specialising in children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Trauma , and related social and emotional difficulties. Currently taking the Level 6 Diploma In supervision and taking on students and other trained professionals working in the same field.

Training, qualifications & experience

Twenty years working in specialist educational providers  

Levels 1 to 4 CPCAB Diploma 

Safegaurding trained and full DBS 

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

Currently only offering Supervision.

Fees are negotiable for supervision while in training. 

Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39

Type of session

In person


In person

Currently completing my Level 6 Diploma in Supervision , providing a robust learning towards supervision when working with Children in a SEMH setting

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