I am a creative arts therapist, integrative child and adolescent psychotherapist and clinical supervisor who has been working therapeutically since 1998.
I have extensive experience working with children and young people in primary, secondary schools, residential settings and specialist units.
I have specialised in working with attachment difficulties including looked after and adopted children and their families and carers, and with mothers and their babies.
I have also worked with adults with learning difficulties and mental health issues in social care, for the NHS and in colleges of further education.
I offer a containing environment where the client can share and reflect on their difficulties and feelings in an environment which is accepting and non-judgemental.
Aims and goals for therapy are established together and reviewed over time. A safe space for clients to explore their feelings and experiences both verbally and non-verbally through play, symbol and metaphor.
I can also provide supervision to creative arts therapists and those working with children, young people and their families.
I offer training in subjects including child development, attachment, adolescence and managing self-harm.
Training, qualifications & experience
MA Transpersonal Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy
Diploma Sandplay Therapy
Video Interaction Guidance Level 1
Theraplay Level 1 & 2
Trauma & Dissociation
Cert. Creative Arts Supervision Training (CAST)
PGDip Drama & Movement Therapy
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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.
Health and Care Professions Council
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Some evening sessions available
Please call me on 07779791531 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your particular needs and requirements. I look forward to hearing from you.