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About me

I offer relational psychodynamic, CBT, CFT and DBT skills. I specialise in teenagers, women in the perinatal period, and relationship aspects but I am happy to work with various issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc Psychology - 2:1
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Studies
  • Trainee Doctor of Counselling Psychology - due to graduate 2021/2022

I have over 17 years of experience working with women in the perinatal time, that is the time from pregnancy until the child is 1-2 years old.

I have 11 years of experience working with children, teenagers and families.

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Fees

Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£35 for the initial consultation and £60 a session thereafter. I have some concessionary sessions for students or those on a low income. 

When I work

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I can meet face-to-face on a Friday, and online on other week days.

Above Village, 3A Boyces Avenue, Bristol, Somerset, BS8 4AA

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults

Key details

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Online platforms

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