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About me

I specialise in Anxiety related issues.  Adults and Students alike.
This can be anything from relationships to work, something from your past or something happening now like social, stress, health concerns or a fear. It can be a one off anxiety, like starting a new job, getting married or divorced or just something new going on in your life.

Anxiety is not a simple beast - it affects our body not just our mind. For instance Insomnia, not being able to sleep, is a big area of anxiety which can really effect you both mentally and physically

We can feel anxious and not really know why.  What can be help in this situation is to know that anxiety is a message and in our sessions we find out and solve that often buried 'why'.

Specialities that I also help people with is wintertime’s Seasonal Affective Disorder and more recently support in coming off AntiDepressants and want alternatives.

I always offer a complimentary initial call. So call me!

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling, Psychology, NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching

Walk and Talk - Outdoor and Online Qualified - ACTO.

I have been a therapist for many years, with various trainings over those years too - consequently I would say my best qualification is my experience. I adapt to the style 'you' need not the other way around.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Anxiety, phobias and fears,
  • Relationships
  • Insomnia
  • Quitting Antidepressants
  • Health Coaching related to wellbeing at work and managing tech overload.
  • Stress and Burnout.
  • Coming out after Lockdown

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Fees

From £55.00 to £120.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Initial 15 minute chat for you to ask all the questions you may have and tell me a little about yourself. 

You can ask for a single session also which is longer as many times people just need a perspective on something that's going on in their life.   You can take an option for more sessions of course after this.  But sometimes just a chat with someone impartial really helps.

I work Online, In Person and also do Walk and Talk sessions in the park.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

eMail - always open.I work weekends and evenings too. In Person, Online and Outside for walking therapy.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations

Social