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About me

Professional background Nursing, commencing 1984.

Counselling background commenced 2000

Speciality is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) 2004

Accredited Member of British Association Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

Training, qualifications & experience

September 1982 - March 1984  State Enrolled Nurse

January 1984 - April 1984 .  Registered Mental Nurse

September 1984 - July 1987 Registered General Nurse

September 2000 - June 2002 Person Centred Counselling

July  2000 Diploma in Addiction Studies

November 2003  - Hypnosis Level one

October 2004 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Worked within the Community Mental health service and Psycological Services as CBT Therapist 2004 --2011

Carecall Inspire  2011 - to date

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

£45 session

When I work

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Further information

Works from the Gatelodge , 91 Strand Road, Derry

BT48 7NW

Type of session

In person

Types of client


Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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