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About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor providing confidential counselling and coaching services. I work with individuals, couples and young people.

I offer support with resolving and improving psychological, emotional and life issues, some of which may stem from current or past experiences, relationships or trauma.

Through counselling, I offer an empathic, professional and confidential space to explore, gain insight and work through difficulties. This therapeutic process is rewarding, challenging and transformative and often leads to improved well-being, psychological health, relationships and self-awareness.  

Coaching provides structure, professional guidance, support and challenge to achieve a goal or overcome a specific obstacle that might be holding you back in a particular area of life.

I offer crisis support (1-3 session) for sudden dilemmas, issues or conflicts. Crisis support is intended to provided an immediately, confidential and supportive space in which to process thoughts, feelings and consider options.

Short-term support (6+ sessions) for longer-standing difficulties such as anxiety, allowing for deeper reflection, time and processing.

Long-term support (12+ sessions) for in depth exploration and reflection, allowing for a greater level of insight, understanding and self awareness.

My consulting rooms are located in East Dulwich SE22, Sydenham SE26 and East Croydon CR0.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I am fully qualified and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), subscribing to their code of Practice and Ethics. I hold a Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling and a Post Graduate qualification in Coaching Psychology.

I currently work in private practice, primary and higher education. I have over 20 years of experience of working therapeutically with young people, parents and male clients.

Previous client issues I have worked with include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relational issues
  • Abuse, trauma
  • Identify issues
  • Suicidal Feelings
  • Loss, rejection, grief

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£100.00 per session

Additional information

Individuals £100 - 50 minute session

Couples £120 - 50 minute session

299-301 Kirkdale, Sydehnam, South East London, London, SE26 4QD

Easy Hub, 22 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults