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About me

Welcome!

It is always challenging to take the first step towards asking for help. Personal chemistry plays a big part in facilitating trust towards working together, so I thought I would let you know a little about my experiences and background.

I have been in the field of mental health, having worked in the NHS, for over twenty years and in private practice I have helped people from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and with a wide range of emotional difficulties such as anxiety depression, relationship difficulties ,grief, low self-esteem and loss .

I also have experience in working with :

  • Family issues
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder 
  • Feeling sad
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety 
  • Men's Mental Health
  • Work related issues
  • Anger management
  • Chronic health conditions 
  • Body issues surrounding ageing
  • Post-natal Depression

My Approach 

In my work, I have trained in a range of psychotherapeutic modalities. I draw upon a broad spectrum of psychotherapeutic knowledge and tune my approach to match the uniqueness of each individual I work with. I use visualisation techniques and relaxation strategies to enable the releasing of old trauma.

Sometimes we can experience feelings of despair and anxiety without really knowing where they are coming from and why we are struggling to cope. Invariably, many of the difficulties in adult life have origins in childhood trauma or adverse circumstances that have been previously traumatic. We can be triggered into states of depression and fright without knowing why. Psychotherapy can be an opportunity to make the appropriate psychological links and find relief from feelings of persecution by our own emotional states or frightening memories.

At the heart of what I do, is to support you and work alongside you as a compassionate companion through the challenges you might be facing. I see the process of psychotherapy as a partnership in creative care and solution-focused exploration, with resolution. My primary aim would be to help you find the best way to live your life for you. 

I have a particular specialist knowledge, expertise, empathy and passion to support women experiencing birth fear, trauma and loss in their journey through pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

I offer both short (8-12 week sessions) and long term therapy. I work in North West London and can offer day or evening appointments.  

If you would like to explore further whether I would be able to help you then please contact me for a preliminary meeting/conversation.

I also abide by UKCP & BACP's Code of Ethics.

Location

The 18B Practice
18B North End Road 
London
NW11 7PH 

For more information please contact me on 07930952252 or email me

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Higher Education (Midwifery)
  • Working with adolescents: a psychoanalytic observational approach (M33N) PGCert
  • The Tavistock and Portman NHS
  • Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy (D12) PGCert
  • The Tavistock and Portman NHS
  • BSc(Hons) in The Dynamics of Mental Health Practice(D65)
  • The Tavistock and Portman NHS
  • Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, CCPE
  • Additional training in Trauma & Complex Trauma therapy
  • Practicing since January 2015

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Please contact me directly regarding my fees as they are dependent upon location. Fees are on a sliding scale- please contact me to discuss.

Concessions available

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

The 18B Practice, 18B North End Road , London, NW11 7PH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations

Key details

DBS check

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