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ADV.DIP.Couns, MBACP, BA (Hons)

About me

I don't know who I am right now. I have no idea where I am going. How did I even get to this point and what on earth do I do now to get to where I need to be?

Many of us experience these thoughts and feelings at some point in our lives and this can leave us feeling lost, anxious and alone. Feeling lost can be painful and confusing. Maybe you've experienced a physical loss through a recent bereavement or relationship break up. Perhaps you're experiencing a more conceptual loss of confidence, control and direction in life or perhaps you just cannot quite put your finger on it but you can't escape from the fact that you wake up feeling unfulfilled or go to bed wondering where your life's heading.

I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space in which to talk freely and to be genuinely heard, to think and to feel, to explore and to discover. Whilst out in the world you may feel boxed in by the specific roles expected of you, in the counselling space you are just you and my role is to help you to use this time and freedom to explore, to seek your own answers and to help yourself to bring about the changes you would like to make. Ultimately, we are working together to help you to regain control and inner peace in your life.

I work using a Humanistic Integrative approach and am therefore able to use various styles of counselling according to what works most effectively for you in our sessions. My experience has included working with clients in a GP surgery and in the North London Hospice and within these contexts, I have worked with a variety of presenting issues including depression, anxiety, bereavement, self-harm, abuse, stress, prolonged illness, relationship difficulties and anger issues.

I currently have my own private practice and work in Oakwood N14 and Barnet EN4.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling (a BACP accredited qualification) from CPPD Counselling School. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and practice in accordance with their ethical framework.

In addition to counselling, I have worked for many years with adults, teenagers and children in the teaching field and have worked as a Student Welfare Officer and as a volunteer in a homeless shelter.

Counselling Qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma (Professional Training) in Humanistic Integrative Counselling
  • Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Humanistic Integrative Counselling
  • Counselling and Counselling Skills (Year 1 of Certificate of Higher Education)

Short Courses:

  • Skills training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CPD)
  • Time-Limited Counselling (CPD)
  • Psychiatry, Psychopathology and Psychodynamics (CPD)
  • Children & Grief Course
  • Borderline Personality Disorder

Further Training:

Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

BA (Hons)

Member organisations

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

£50 per 50 minute session

Some concession fees may be available. I will do my best to help.

When I work

Weekdays: daytime and evening, Saturdays: 10am - 2pm

Oakwood, London, N14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom