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BSc integrative Counsellor MBACP (Accred)

About me

Are you looking for a counsellor/psychotherapist who will listen and support you whilst you are going through a difficult period in your life  -- perhaps you are experiencing difficulties in your relationships (such as emotional abuse, cultural issues, domestic violence) or feeling stuck in repetitive and unhelpful patterns in your relationships, have suffered loss or bereavement of a loved one, struggling with the stresses of a busy life, feeling misunderstood and your mental health affected by work-related issues such as harassment or bullying, weighed down by anxiety, panic attacks, depression and low self-esteem? I am here to work through these difficulties with you to seek a constructive way forward. I will use a variety of therapies to suit your particular needs to relieve you of emotional distress.

I am available for online and telephone counselling and will become available again for face-to-face counselling after the lockdown has been lifted.

MY COUNSELLING PRACTICE IS LOCATED within a short walk from Streatham Common Station. I am within easy reach of Mitcham, Tooting, Morden, Balham, Clapham, Brixton, Thornton Health, Croydon and Colliers Wood by car and public transport.  There is ample space for parking on my road and in the surrounding streets.

Life can seem very hard at times and we can all feel overwhelmed by our struggles and find it hard to cope. This is the time when having some individual therapy with a qualified counsellor can be both a lifeline and life changing.

In counselling you can explore your confusion or distress, look at aspects of your life you may be struggling with, and find new ways of looking at and managing your problems.

My Counselling practice provides a comfortable, safe and confidential setting where you will be listened to, respected and supported. Within the healing and supportive therapeutic relationship you can gain clarity, insight and strength in order to move forward in your life with more confidence.

THE FIRST STEP on the therapeutic journey is often the hardest but if you are reading this page you are ready to take it.

You can email me or telephone now to discuss your individual requirements and/or arrange an initial appointment. It really is as easy as that.

To call phone +447748 332 551.

To contact me via email click on "Email Me" at the top of this page.

I can usually offer an appointment within a few days to suit you and I look forward to speaking with you.

The first session will be an assessment. This will give you the opportunity to meet me and to see if you feel comfortable working with me.

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their ethical framework. This ensures that as a professional Counsellor the therapy you receive is of the highest standard.

“This is your Space” is for people in the South London area such as Croydon, Brixton, Colliers Wood, Tooting, Wimbledon, Morden and all surrounding areas.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc in Integrative Counselling (Roehampton University)

  • Person-centred
  • Psychodynamic
  • Existential Therapy
  • CBT

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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)

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

I offer a range of fees starting from £50 per session with concessions for the low-waged, students and pensioners. Do give me a call for a quote.

When I work

I currently have availability for new clients.Why not give me a call to arrange your first appointment.

South London, SW16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages

Some French