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About me

Do you need someone to talk to?

Are you feeling overwhelmed or not “quite right”?

Do you want to make changes within your life?

I can offer you a confidential, safe and supportive space for you to talk freely. I can help you explore and understand your current difficulties, past experiences or any issues that are affecting your well being and personal growth.

For more information or to make a free initial appointment.

Please feel free to contact me on 07931 563234

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Person-Centred Counsellor, Supervisor and run a counselling centre in the south of England. I have  over 20 years of experience working with many different people in a wide range of different environments. I am also a  trained in EMDR Trauma Therapist. I also work extensively with Neurodiverse people. 

I offer support with:
Low mood
Life changes
Relationship breakdown
Personal growth
Childhood issues
Food issues
Work issues

I work with individuals and young people. 

My specialist interest is working with people who are Neurodiverse 

I am also a qualified tutor and have taught on a range of counselling courses including Level 4 Counselling Diploma and i currently write training for health and well being. 

I am a qualified supervisor

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My experience with creative therapy offers the opportunity for you to work with me creatively e.g. images, dreams, journalling or just a pen and a piece of paper.... whatever works for you.


Additional information

I offer a free initial meet up/consultation.

I charge £50.00 for 1 hour counselling session.

I do offer lower rates for counsellors in training. 

Other concessions may be available on an individual basis

Supervision £60.00 per hour

Prices for Group supervision are dependent on group size please call for more information

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I may have availability outside of the times shown so please call for more information. 

Further information

I currently offer daytime appointments.

Worthing, West Sussex, BN11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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