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About me

*For those impacted financially: Try a support session for £45's*

*While face to face sessions are an option, most sessions for new and current clients remain online*

Are you feeling stuck in some way and struggling to work through this or feel limited in how to relate to the world around you? Together we can work to help you find a deeper sense of connection, acceptance and understanding of yourself and the world around you.

Therapy can be an incredibly life affirming and transformational journey. You have taken this courageous step towards finding help, and there are many therapists out there so it can feel a bit overwhelming at times-trust you instinct, go with the profiles you feel drawn to-it is important you find a therapist that is a good fit for you.

Have a read through my profile, if it resonates with you do get in touch via email with any questions. I will get back to you with information and instructions for how access your initial online session.  You then decide whether you want to confirm a booking and we can then go ahead with the session. I am currently only working online but the advantage of this is that we are not bound by geography.

You may want to bring something specific or you may just need a confidential space to share what is going on for you. Together we can explore the outcomes you are hoping for and navigate paths to find your way there. I am here to hold a safe space for you along your unique journey.

We can work together both verbally and/or creatively and bring attention to an embodied awareness. The body and mind are intrinsically connected and having an awareness of how they work together can help us to experience more balance in our lives. The beauty about working creatively is that it enables us to find shift in areas where we are feeling stuck and bring new insight and 'aha' moments that we don't always access when we are focusing on our experience verbally.

Sessions can be incredibly valuable for clients wanting to process life experiences from the pre-verbal phase like womb twin survivors or vanishing twin survivors etc.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Private practitioner with ADMP UK since 2011
  • MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy 2011
  • Supervision training CSTD 2019/2020
  • One to one experience in private practice and group experience within organisations.

My background in drama and the creative arts as well as my travels around the world and brief Tai-chi practice very much inform my approach to therapy.  I was born in South Africa surrounded by a variety of cultures, faith beliefs and world views.  I am open for you to share your faith (be it Christian or any other), spirituality and worldviews in the sessions if you like, as they can offer support and impact upon our struggles within life's journey. Equally this may not be something you need to share as part of our therapy work.

I have had experience with clients of all ages, my current private practice focuses on work with over 18's. Clients I have worked with come to share their desire for connectedness and growth and expression.  Some have shared the added challenges that things like living with anxiety, mental health struggles, autism, ADHD, learning difficulties or physical disabilities.

Member organisations


Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP)

ADMP UK is the professional organisation for the profession for Dance Movement Psychotherapy in the United Kingdom.

They aim to support the development of DMP in the UK and internationally; foster communication among Dance Movement Psychotherapists (DMPs); and promote the use of DMP throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Loss of womb-twin. Womb Twin Survivors, Vanishing Twin Survivor.

Preparation for / recovery from surgery



£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

*  One to one therapy sessions £70

*  One to one support session for those affected financially £48

*  Mindful mornings  £20

Please get in touch should you wish to access the following services:
*  Group therapy sessions  £80-£100's (depending on group size)

*  Dance of Awareness group £12 p/p

I operate on a sliding scale and have some concession rates available, please don't feel shy to get in touch

When I work


Tues-Fri, 10-11 am and 2:30-15:30 pm

Session times may shift, contact met to see if there is a session available that works for you.

Further information

Sometimes what we need is to be heard, to have someone acknowledge and reflect our experience back to us.  You know what it is you need to heal, you have the answers within you. I am here to hold a safe space for you to remember how to hear, express and trust your inner wisdom.

Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10

Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14

Type of session

In person

Types of client


Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I have access to wheelchair accessible premises, or we can look into arranging online therapy if appropriate.

Additional languages

For clients who prefer, we can communicate non-verbally through use of props and art materials.