About me

I am a fully qualified BACP registered counsellor with a private practice in Ruislip, North West London. 

My counselling experience has been enriched by my background in the corporate world. Prior to working as a counsellor, I have over 12 years of experience in the corporate world of media and broadcasting, and I know all about the pressures of working in a demanding and target-led environment. For more than 4 years I have also been training mental health first aid to businesses and individuals. 

I have considerable experience in working with children, young people and adults. My area of work includes supporting people with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, self-harm, social and general anxiety, friendship and relationship difficulties, divorce or separation, emotional difficulties, emotional and physical abuse, trauma, bereavement, loss, post traumatic stress disorder, low self-esteem and bullying.

I also bring to my work first-hand knowledge of the challenges and stresses one can face in the workplace, with insight into the struggle to balance all aspects of our lives, both personal and professional, and of building and maintaining healthy relationships. 

As an integrative counsellor, I draw on a wealth of resources to meet your own specific needs. My approach is flexible and creative. I have established therapeutic models such as Psychodynamic and those are incorporated as appropriate in my work. I am led by your needs and directed by what you want from the sessions. I would expect that our sessions might involve strong emotions at times. We can talk about the past and present, or focus on the future, again led by your needs rather than my interests. You could expect my approach to be supportive and warm rather than challenging.

I offer short- or longer-term face-to-face or remote counselling, depending on your needs. 

You don’t have to struggle alone. With a help of counselling, I can offer you space and time where we can explore and process your feelings and emotions, anxieties and struggles. Counselling can enable you to understand yourself better, your current situation or relationship(s), and build more self-awareness and confidence to make positive changes to your life and make better choices for your future.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the British Association For Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP and have a Diploma in Therapeutic Integrative counselling. 

I voluntarily work with Place 2 Be in a primary school as a counsellor for children. 

I am passionate about mental health and for more than 4 years I have been providing mental health first aid training for adults and young people. Also, in 2013 I founded a charity in Latvia supporting families that have come across mental health struggles. 

I am invested in my development  as a counsellor, therefore I regularly attend training courses and workshops as a part of my Continual Professional Development training.

I am fully qualified to work online and do so by client choice and in times where it is not possible to work face to face.

Online Qualification Awarded by the BACP.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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.

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Ruislip
HA4 8GY

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Families

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Latvian

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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