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BACP Accredited Gestalt Counsellor

About me

I am a Gestalt trained counsellor working with clients in South East London. I have been in private practice since 2016 as well as having worked in various other mental health settings. I work with individual adults of all ages and I have an interest in how my clients experience, manage and meet the world and their relationships in it. 

Gestalt therapy nurtures a curiosity about where one's energy, excitement, joy or peace of mind is being blocked or impeded. At the heart of this approach is the belief that we create ourselves in relation and through 'contact'.

In a first session we can decide what it might be like working together and explore what the shape of the work might be. This can include suggestions for onward referral if that seems more helpful to you. 

If you'd like to enquire about making an appointment please use the contact form and I will get in touch with you. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications

  • Certificate in Psychodynamic and Humanistic Counselling (Goldsmiths)
  •  BACP accredited Diploma in Counselling ( Gestalt Centre, London) 
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Couples Work  (Relational Change) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Gestalt Therapy theory (Gestalt Centre, London)
  • BACP Accreditation 
  • MA in Advanced Clinical Practice (Minster Centre) (completing this year)

Experience 

I have worked for an IAPT service with NHS clients and for a leading children's mental health charity, supporting parents and parenting. I have been in Private practice since 2016. I have worked voluntarily with students in adult education, with new mothers and mothers to be in a peri-natal charity and with adults in community settings. I engage in regular continuing professional development activities to refresh and enhance my work. 

I do not currently offer counselling work with couples.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also have experience of working with post-natal distress and anxiety; transitional times such as menopause; divorce and separation; parenthood and student life and study leading to changes in working life. I have an interest in climate psychology and I am a member of the Climate Psychology Alliance and The Relational School. 

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Fees

£65.00 per session

Additional information

I save two spaces for those who through low or fixed incomes can't pay the full fee. At the moment these spaces are filled. 

When I work

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Please ask about availability by email.

Further information

I am working face to face where it is safe to do so. I have a number of Covid protocols in place which I review frequently. I am not offering online work to new clients right now but it remains a backup for existing clients. 

Greenwich, London, SE10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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I'm afraid my current premises are not accessible by wheelchair and might be difficult for those with reduced mobility.

Online platforms

Zoom