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About me

Welcome to my profile. I believe that in order to overcome life’s challenges and achieve the sense of well-being you desire in life, developing a strong self-awareness is essential. I have an interest in helping you understand how your early relationships with parents, carers, family and peers can shape how you relate to the world around you at present. I have experience of helping those who have faced depression, anxiety, low self-worth; identity issues, drug addiction and anger problems understand how they can be connected to thoughts and feelings that developed in early life.

I am aware that discovering these connections can be overwhelming and recognise the importance of working at your pace to support healthy, lasting and positive outcomes. I am also respectful of individual differences and adapt my approach to suit you; ensuring that you are comfortable and your needs are met.

Choosing a counsellor that you believe is right for you is a big decision, but if you think it could be me, I guarantee a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment where you can discover, explore and understand your thoughts feelings and responses. I am based at The Awareness Centre in Tooting as a Private Therapist.  Please feel free to email or call for more information.

Training, qualifications & experience

For over 10 years I worked as an Independent Service Provider in schools and Pupil Referral Units delivering mentoring and self-development programmes that enabled young people to make positive life choices. While helping young people manage problematic behaviour I recognised the importance of offering ‘here and now’ coping strategies as they explored the underlying issues.  I now successfully apply this knowledge and skill in his therapeutic practice - adeptly bringing together aspects of the different types of therapy in a manner that is sensitive to each client’s individual need. By living and working in a multi-cultural environment as both mentor and therapist I have developed a knowledge and understanding that allow me to work empathically and effectively with a wide range of client groups.

I have a BA Hons degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Sociology / Social Psychology), an Advanced Level Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and I am a registered member of the BACP.  I am currently in the process of attaining a specialist master’s degree (MSc) with a focus on the psychology of addictive and repetitious behaviours.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

Fee for Counselling (50 minutes):

Individual Counselling - £65 per session

When I work

Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings depending on availability

The Awareness Centre, 74-80 Upper Tooting Rd, London, SW17 7PB

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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