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About me

Are you feeling  overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, scared, confused, stuck and alone with all this? Do you want/need someone to talk to, to share your thoughts and feelings, in a confidential, safe, accepting space.  Someone that will really hear you and be happy to work with you to find some peace.  I  recognize those thoughts and feelings, and would like to help make your relationships and life better.

I work with the whole person and do not limit my approach to working with specified issues. We can start with one issue then move to another and another, and that's fine with me. I'll go with your flow. It's not for me to tell you how to live your life, but to share your reality and help you develop a deeper understanding and more effective way of being.

My job is to go with you on your journey. To be your companion,  as we navigate a way through to finding a more effective way of being, that works for you and your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Person Centered Therapy and Training

Level 6 Certificate in Supervision

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) post 16

BA (Hons) Visual Culture

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

£40-60 per 50 min session Counselling

£40-60 per hour session Supervision

All fees negotiable

Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

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