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UKCP registered Psychotherapeutic Gestalt Counsellor

About me

My hope is to offer you a compassionate and safe space to be heard. At the heart of my work is the healing potential of the therapeutic relationship. My desire is to be alongside you as you draw on your inner strength, creativity and resilience in what can often be very challenging or traumatic life events. I know this on both a personal and professional level.

My original experience comes from my role as a practice counsellor in several G.P surgeries. I had the privilege of supporting many different people from all walks of life. I love my work and have been in practice for sixteen years. 

My approach to therapy is intuitive and creative, attending to what's happening for you right now, whilst giving respect and time to earlier experiences. Being committed to my own personal growth, I deeply believe that this way of being helps us understand ourselves better. Through therapy our lives and our relationships can be deeply enriched.I have a deep interest in vitality and finding our way back to our true selves.

I want to acknowledge the anxiety around deciding to ask for support. It takes courage to reach out for help. Please do not hesitate to ask me anything you may need to know to make a good choice .

Please visit my website for further information:

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UCKP full clinical member 
  • Relationally embodied Gestalt therapist
  • UKCRP Registered Independent Counsellor / Psychotherapist
  • Further psychotherapy training at The Edinburgh Gestalt Institute
  • Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
  • Pilates Practitioner level 3
  • B.A Hons in English Literature and Theology
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Certified Yin Yoga teacher

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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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


£50.00 per session

Additional information

fees are £50 per session for individuals and £60 for couples therapy. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available Monday , Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons and evenings. 

Further information

  • I also teach restorative Pilates classes and one to one sessions too. If you are interested in this please visit my website.

Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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