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About me

I am a dedicated, calming and approachable therapist who brings warmth and compassion to the work I do. I want you to become your own therapist and to leave the therapeutic relationship as a more independent and competent individual. I am so passionate about therapy and changing the stigma that surrounds it. You are important, you deserve to be listened to and to feel safe whilst doing so.​

Counselling is an important process towards knowing and understanding yourself at a deeper level, enabling you to really live your life and move forward. The model I am trained in is the Relational Approach. This combines the analytical aspect of the Psychodynamic Approach with the warmth of Person Centred therapy. I also consider other theories in my practice such as Transactional Analysis, Gestalt and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

I am situated at the Tower Clinic, Cookridge, Leeds. (For more information on where I am based and about the clinic, please look at my website.) It is a professional, welcoming space, easy to find with lots of free car parking.

Training, qualifications & experience


Leeds BeckettUniversity -

PG Diploma inCounselling and Psychotherapy


Leeds Beckett University -

PG Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy Skills


Leeds Beckett University -

MA Interdisciplinary Psychology


Leeds Trinity University -

Psychology Degree (BSc Hons)

Prior to working at the Tower Clinic, I volunteered at Phoenix Health & Wellbeing where I worked with many clients of all ages, who presented an array of challenges including: depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relationship issues, eating disorders and OCD. My most recent training has been on 'Working with Suicide'.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Pet bereavement

Social Media Anxiety

Quarter life crisis

Parental Divorce

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Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute telephone conversation, where you can ask me some questions and learn a bit more about counselling and myself. I welcome you to call or text me on 07450 27 2244.​

My sessions are £50 for a 50 minute daytime appointment. (09.00-16.00).

My sessions are £55 for a 50 minute evening/weekend appointment. (17.00-20.00)

'Perhaps it's time to invest in you.'

When I work

Monday - Friday (09.00-20.00)

Saturday (09.00-14.00)

Further information

**I am seeing clients face to face again now.**

Counselling sessions can also be held via the telephone or online.

I appreciate it is hard to make the first contact, but you will feel reassured once you have spoken to me and this will put your mind at rest before the initial meeting.

The Tower Clinic, 8 Tinshill Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 7AP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

There are two disabled persons parking places at the front of the building. The clinic is accessed on the level through a wide front door. Once inside, there are no steps or ramps downstairs. There is a disabled person's toilet facility off reception.