I offer brief and longer-term one-to-one counselling for adults. I aim to provide a safe environment for you to work through what is troubling you. By offering a warm and respectful relationship, I can support you to explore new ways of relating to others, to feel more accepting of yourself and to improve your wellbeing.
Some of the areas I have experience of and can support you with include: issues with self-esteem and confidence, depression and low mood, anxiety and panic attacks, stress at work, anger management, bereavement and loss, relationship difficulties, experiences of abuse and emotional neglect in childhood, domestic violence and suicidal thoughts.
I offer weekly 50-minute sessions in person or online, via video call. One of the most important factors for a successful outcome in counselling is the relationship we are able to build together so I offer a 15-minute telephone consultation free of charge to enable us to decide whether counselling with me is right for you at this time.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a BA(Hons) in Integrative-Relational Counselling. This means that I draw on a range of theories to suit your individual needs and that the relationship we develop together enables you to explore your concerns and work through difficult issues safely.
I have experience of working in a GP surgery and in a community counselling service, both in person and online.
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.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).