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MBACP (Accred)

About me


I am an experienced counsellor and work with clients from age 17 years and above.

I have experience in working with an extensive and diverse range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties and work-related stress.  I am committed to clients who need short or longer-term therapy and will adapt the sessions to suit your needs.

I have a warm and empathic way of being and would like to offer you the opportunity to work through this difficult and challenging time to move towards a place of recovery and freedom.


My aim is to provide you with a confidential, safe and empathic space where you can talk through your problems freely, sharing your concerns, thoughts and feelings and a place where you can feel heard, accepted and comfortable exploring your situation.

Please call me or send an email and we can book the initial appointment which I offer at a reduced rate.

I can offer sessions face to face, or alternatively by telephone or online.

Training, qualifications & experience

As an Integrative Counsellor I would draw on insights gained from:-

  • Person Centred Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Creative Therapy

Training and Qualifications:

·         Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

·         Certificate in Integrative Counselling

In addition, I am committed to continued professional development and attend regular courses throughout each year.

I am an Accredited Counsellor with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.


Counselling £40.00 per 50 minutes session

Introductory Session £30.00

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 per session

Additional information

I offer the initial session at a reduced rate of £30.00, this appointment will provide an opportunity for us to get to know each other and will enable you to give me an outline of the issues you would like to talk about, as well as to ask any questions.

Each counselling session following this will be £40.00 for each 50 minute session.

Please call or email to arrange an initial session, if I am unable to take your call, please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as possible.

Further information

There is parking in Prospect Place, Old Town, within 3 minutes walk of Bath Road. The Centre is also on main bus routes.

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre, 23 Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4AS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme