With COVID-19 Virus I am offering Online services Skype, Zoom and telephone sessions, with free telephone consultations for new enquires.
Does life feel like it is getting on top of you?
Could you benefit from someone to talk to?
Would you like to explore your thoughts and feelings?.
At times life can be stressful and challenging. Counselling could be the first steps which allows you to explore your thoughts, feelings and your behaviour in a non judgemental space.
I offer a safe and supportive space to adults and young people where you can explore any worries or difficulties in the strictest confidence.
Counselling for Adults
Adults often seek counselling for the following issues:
Alcohol and drug issues
General Anxiety Disorder
Same sex relationships
Children and young people can experience a wide range of issues and emotional difficulties that they may find difficult to understand and deal with. Young people often are referred for counselling by their parents, schools or other individuals who are working or care for them. For younger children I offer therapeutic techniques through Art, play or drawing this is known as Art therapy to help children tell their own stories in their own language.
Older children may prefer talking therapy or a mixture of both, therefore the Counselling approach will depend on the individual’s needs. However the overall aim of Counselling for children and young people is to enable them to cope better with their feelings and emotions
Children and young people often seek therapy for the following issues
Is your child or young person worried about the following
Experiences difficulties at school
Friendship issues or bullying
Struggling with the transition from Primary to Secondary school
Struggling to adapt to new family dynamics
ADHD, Dyslexia or other learning needs
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate in Working with Couples and Other Relationships July 2019
Diploma in Clinical Supervision, CPPD (UK LTD) - 2012.
Diploma in CBT, Birkbeck University 2007.
Postgraduate degree in Psychodynamic Counselling, Goldsmith University 2005-2007.
Diploma in Stress Consultants, BSY Group 2006.
Diploma in Life Coaching, Newcastle University 2006.
Diploma in Person Centred Counselling, Thames Valley University 2003-2005.
Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling, Birkbeck University 2001-2002.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Psychosexual relationship issues
Pre Maritial Counselling
Couples £80 for 50 minutes session
Couples: £110 for 90 minutes session
Free 20 minutes Telephone Consultation for new enquires
Clinical Supervision: £60
Telephone counselling: £50 (fifty minutes)
Skype/Zoom £50 (50 minutes)
For counsellors and students who are currently in training and are required to be in therapy or clinical supervision. For the unemployed and for individuals who are in receipt of means tested benefits(case by case basis).
I have chosen to give competitive prices as I believe in the importance of counselling. I understand the financial barriers that some people may feel they have that might prevent them from seeking counselling.
Cancellations and Missed Appointments
There is a 24 hour notice for an appointment to be cancelled. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged at the usual rate of the session.
I also provide counselling or supervision via Skype, Zoom, House Party or telephone