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About me

I'm a psychotherapist trained as both an individual therapist as well with couples and families as systemic family therapist for adults and children. I worked for 20 years in the NHS and social care in a variety of settings as a psychotherpist, supervisor and tutor for trainee therapists. I am experienced in working with complex trauma, low self esteem, identity difficulties and mental health problems as well as relationship difficulties. In my NHS work I supervised individuals and teams working in mental health and social care. I am also an experienced tutor and trainer in child developmental, mental health and attachment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered Mental Health Nurse
UKCP registered Systemic Family Therapist
Cognitive Analytic Therapist
Post Graduate Training in Adult Attachment and Trauma
Tutor on Intermediate Systemic Practitioner Training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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Additional information

£50 per hour - individuals
£60 per hour - couple/family
prices for court commissioned work or for adoption support fund on request.

When I work

I see private clients in the evenings, Saturday's and some have Friday availability.

Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme