The wound is the place where the "light" enters you. (Rumi)
I am an experienced specialist psychotherapist providing culturally sensitive support, for those living with mental health problems working through complex issues. Committed to giving the time, attention and a safe, confidential environment to help explore experiences, thoughts and feelings. I will support you with relationship difficulties, bereavement, or wanting to improve the way you deal with everyday life, encouraging the process of looking at options and finding solutions for positive change.
My theoretical model is integrative, which means that I incorporate a number of different theories when working with you to include person-centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic ideas, as well as others with the use of short and long term sessions all according to your individual need and circumstances.
...And you, when will you begin that long journey into yourself?
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate in Education
BA(Hons) Professional Studies in Education, University of Sussex
Post Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling, University of Greenwich
Post Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, University of Greenwich
Diploma in Therapeutic Supervision
- 2007 The use of Socratic Dialogue in Adlerian Counselling Psychotherapy
- 2008 Different Models Concept
- 2008 Introduction to CBT Skills
- 2008 CBT and working with Assessments and Complex Clients
- 2008 Low Intensity in CBT work and Monitoring and Evaluation
- 2008 Assessment, Risk and Complex Clients
- 2009 Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
- 2009 Working with Caribbean Families: Father and Son
- 2010 On Meeting Adler in the Juvenile Courts
- 2010 Beaten into Violence
- 2010 Internal Racism: A Psychoanalytic Model
- 2011 Child Bereavement
- 2011 Attachment Theory: The work of his father, John Bowlby
- 2011 Empires of the Mind: Colonial History & Its Implication for Counselling & Psychotherapy
- 2012 The Effects of Separation & Loss: Therapeutic Approaches
- 2012 The Psychopathology of Obesity and Working with the Overweight Patient in Priamary Care Setting
- 2013 Attachment and Parenting
- 2018 Safeguarding Children Level 1 & 2
- 2018 Adult Safeguarding Level 1, 2 & 3
- 2018 Coaching for Service of Excellence
- 2019 Mental Health First Aider
- 2019 Substance Misue Awareness
- 2020 Motivational Interviewing
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Group work facilitator
Diversity and working with identity and identity loss
Anxiety, Panic & Nervous Disorders
Trauma, Love and Loss
Grief, Bereavement & Sadness
Separation & Loss
Jealousy & Betrayal
Concessions offered for
£60 per session
Group counselling is also available
Concessions for students.
£80 per session
A therapeutic session lasts for 50 to 60 minutes, usually on a weekly, one-to-one basis, or as a couple.
I offer short and long-term therapy, depending on the presenting issues and needs of the client.
Monday - Friday evenings and Weekends
I offer reduced rates to clients on low income and students currently studying
I currently have places for counsellors looking for Supervision.
I also have space for trainee counsellors and newly qualified counsellors looking for clinical supervision at low rates.
Please contact me with any questions you may have or to explore an available appointment on 07956 363 393
Supervision Available - see linked details below - starting from £50
Group Supervision is also available
I am available:
Monday to Friday - times to be agreed
Weekends 11am - 4pm
I have worked continuously for a number of years with clients, their families and friends living with complex mental and physical health condition to include general anxiety disorder, anxiety, low mood, feeling sad, bi polar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, depression and family matters.
I continue to work within the remit of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapist committed to their Ethical Codes of Good Practice.