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MBACP Registered Psychotherapist

About me

I am an experienced and fully qualified Psychotherapist of over 11 years. During this time I have supported people who are struggling with various mental and emotional health challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma - including childhood trauma and P.T.S.D, addictions - including substance dependency and relationship issues.

I have also been working in the voluntary and statutory sector for 16 years supporting people experiencing the effects of complex trauma.

I offer a safe, non judgmental and confidential space where you can explore the feeling, the thoughts, and relational patterns which get in the way of you living your life to your full potential.

My experience over the years has allowed me to create a type of therapy that uses influences from psychoanalytic Buddhism, transpersonal and trauma informed approaches, Greek mythology, Shamanic practice, Family Constellations and equine facilitated work. To support this process, I can include the practice of guided meditation, body scans, body movement, art work, dream work and journal writing.

These practices can help you to increase your self awareness and gain a deeper understanding of who you are,where you are and what direction you might want to take.

I know how difficult it is to make that first step and ask for help from someone you have never met, therefore, I would like to welcome you to give me a call or send me an email to arrange an initial session.

This way we will have the opportunity to meet and you can then work out if I am the right therapist for you.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

In the past 16 years, I have been working in voluntary and statutory sector.  (N.H.S, Homelessness and Drug and Alcohol Services, Women's Services). Here I have gained Knowledge and understanding of the more complex issues faced by women, such as the impact of sex working/sex trafficking and domestic violence.

  • I hold a Masters degree in  Buddhist Psychotherapy and I am currently in the process of accreditation.

In addition  I am a registered member of B.A.C.P and in regular Supervision.

I have been running my  Private Practice since 2011. Most of my work involves working with  trauma (past and present) and its symptoms: depression, panic attacks and anxiety, disassociation, relational issues, suicide ideation, self harm, addictions, eating disorders and P.T.S.D.

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer free initial 45 minute phone  and face to face sessions.

I offer hourly weekly sessions and charge £55 per hour.

 Ideally this work will be  face to face although I will consider Zoom and Phone sessions.

I also offer concessions although spaces are limited.  

When I work

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I have a couple of slots available on Mondays and also able to offer Saturdays starting at 11 am and finishing by 5 pm

Backfields Lane, Bristol, Somerset, BS2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Fluent Greek

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom