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About me

It’s been very uncertain times & it’s taken it’s toll on many emotionally , financially & physically , unexpected sudden changes , losses & now once again changing back into a ‘new kind of normal ‘ Leaving a feeling of anxiety , confusion & apprehension to leave the safety of the home .
We have children returning to school & feeling unsure of what to expect therefore emotions are mixed & high .

So it’s time we started taking care of our psychological health like we do our physical health ....

If you , your child or anyone you may know is struggling with anxiety , low self esteem, confidence , or life feels challenging in what ever area it may be , please do not hesitate to contact me for a free initial introductory session.

Give yourself the opportunity to offload without being judged. It’s such a ‘freeing ‘ feeling

Training, qualifications & experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Humanistic Counselling

Diploma in Psychology Adult & Child

Diploma in CBT ( cognitive behavioural therapy)

Diploma in Autism Awareness

Certification in Child Counselling

Certification in Transactional Analysis 101

Certification in Gender Dysphoria

Certification in Addictions ( drug & alcohol )

Certification in the Art of Mindfulness

Certification in Therapeutic Foster Care

Certification in Couples Therapy


FURTHER CONTINUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CRUSE working with Bereavement & Loss

Sudden & Traumatic Death

Death by Suicide

KCC safeguarding

Sexual Abuse in Adults & Children

Working Therapeutically with Teens

Mindfulness

Manifestation

Working with the Inner Child

Stress Reduction

Working with Anger Children & Adults

Eating Disorders 


I attend many workshops & Training on a regular basis to allow me to gain a greater understanding in certain areas , allowing me to support my clients in many areas .

Member organisations

BACP

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

How are you feeling?

Sometimes life may seem overwhelming, confusing, and challenging. Perhaps we are unable to cope with our day-to-day lives and need to speak to someone..but who? Someone who will not judge; but listen and understand.

Are you someone who bottles things up?

Are you someone who constantly worries about what people will say and think?

Have you seen a change in your lifestyle, e.g. appetite, lack of sleep, loss of concentration and/or energy?

Are you grieving?

Would you like to learn how to manage your anger?

Do you feel lonely and isolated?

Have you been through abuse and feel scared to speak up?

Do you feel that you are unable to cope with your children's behaviour?

Do you feel depressed and/or low?

Would you like to learn ways to boost your confidence and self-esteem?

Do you suffer from generalised anxiety or social anxiety?

Do you suffer from panic attacks?

Do you suffer from post-natal depression?

Do you have suicidal thoughts?

Do you feel that you are always stressed or get stressed easily?

Are you having difficulties in your relationship?

Have you been through a traumatic experience?

Are you facing any work related stress, i.e. harassment, bullying, retirement or redundancy?

Do you feel betrayed by your loved ones?

Do you feel rejected / not accepted ?

Do you find it difficult to establish relationships ?

Or is it your child you see suffering & you feel unsure how to help them ?

Are they isolating themselves? , fear of socialising ? In fear of leaving you ? Avoiding activities ? Complaining of stomach aches , headaches ?

If you are going through any of the above than do not suffer in silence. Call me today and I will support you to understand your feelings and ways to cope with and overcome them.
First session is free 07801 229648

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

1st Introductory session is FREE......30 minutes         This is without obligation to continue.

50 minute counselling session face to face is £50

50 minute Telephone counselling is £50
50 minute Online counselling session £50

For Groups such as T.A.G  ( teen anxiety group ) please ask when & where being held 

50 minute Couples / Family therapy £70



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When I work

Monday - Friday Counselling.
Times are always negotiable 07801 229648 ALWAYS LEAVE A MESSAGE IF NO REPLY , I WILL CONTACT YOU BACK WITHIN THE HOUR

Further information

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of Kings Hill, Mereworth, Mereworth Castle, Offham, West Malling, Wateringbury, Nettlestead, Teston, East Malling, Addington, Leybourne, Platt, Larkfield, Ryarsh, Ditton, Wrotham Heath, West Farleigh, Birling, Crouch, Barming
Nearest Train Stations

  • West Malling (1.7 miles)
  • Wateringbury (2 miles)
  • East Malling (2.1 miles)
  • Yalding (3.3 miles)
  • New Hythe (3.4 miles)
  • Aylesford (3.6 miles)
  • Barming (3.7 miles)
  • East Farleigh (4 miles)
  • Borough Green & Wrotham (4.1 miles)
  • Beltring (4.5 miles)

Churchill Square, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4YU

Tonbridge, Kent, TN10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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