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About me

I am trained to deliver support for a wide range of issues; which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Child related issues
  • Cultural issues
  • Depression
  • Identity issues
  • Loss and grief
  • Men's issues
  • Personal development
  • Pregnancy related issues
  • Relationships
  • Self esteem
  • Social anxiety
  • Sex-related issues
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual identity
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women's issues
  • Work related stress

Throughout life, challenges come up which can make life a real struggle. As a counsellor, it is my intention to do my very best to help in whichever way I can. If you have something troubling you that is not listed, or you are not sure will effectively be helped by therapy, I am always happy to discuss with you openly what I might be able to offer you.

If I do not have a suitable service for you, I can help refer you to an alternate organisation.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications & Training

  • Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (4 year qualification)
  • ​Member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)
  • Member of Stamford Baby Loss Counselling Network (baby loss through to miscarriage and still birth)
  • The Foundation for Infant Loss Training: Accredited pregnancy and infant loss specialist - CPD
  • The Foundation for Infant Loss Training: Accredited specialist in supporting clients with subsequent pregnancies after loss - CPD
  • ​Royal College of Midwives accredited training course - CPD
  • Working with Shame - CPD

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.

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Fees

Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

Your first 15 minute consultation is free of charge.  This gives new clients a chance to ask questions and establish whether they want to book a session.  Other fees are as follows;

Individual sessions are £50 for 50 minutes

Book a course of 8 x 50 minute sessions for £350 (payable at the start of course)

Couples sessions are £75 for 50 minutes

Book a course of 8 x 50 minute sessions for £525 (payable at the start of course)

Family sessions are £100 for 50 minutes

Book a course of 8 x 50 minute sessions for £700 (payable at the start of course)

In order to get the most out of your therapy, I would advise a course of 8 sessions. This is an effective period to allow clients to fully work through their issues.

All initial enquiries are treated as a high priority and I endeavour to respond to initial enquiries within 24 hours.​

Cancellations require 48 hours prior notice.

When I work

Monday        09:00-20:00

Tuesday        09:00-20:00

Wednesday    09:00-20:00

Thursday        09:00-20:00

Further information

Every precaution is taken to ensure that sessions present minimal risk to both client and therapist.  A safe distance of 2 meters is observed within sessions.  In addition, facial masks and hand sanitisers are offered to clients.  Sessions can be held remotely via video conferencing if preferred.

  • Registered with the ICO to comply with GDPR and Data Privacy regulations
  • Fully DBS checked
  • Trained in Safeguarding protocols, PREVENT requirements & FGM support and guidance
  • Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance with Towergate Insurance

Stamford, Stamford, PE9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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.