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About me

I'm a qualified and registered Psychotherapist. I can help you if you are struggling with Depression, Anxiety, Stress and I focus on helping you restore your self worth through your current difficulties.

I am working with 'in-person' sessions and online. I meet my clients during the week in Sevenoaks (including evenings) and on Saturday mornings online.

My aim will be to help you understand how you live your life and to encourage you to find helpful ways to you live with greater happiness and satisfaction. I’ll be there to listen to what you really want, and then support you with how to get it.

Our lives are influenced by many aspects of our experience and whilst the past may be influential, our work would focus on you gaining a sense of how you are in the present.

I have found that helping my clients understand how they live life can be uplifting and immensely rewarding. In developing a greater sense of how they want to be they find the best and most enjoyable way to live moving forward.​

I have experience of working with a wide variety of personal circumstances including Depression, General Anxiety and Stress, Panic, Trauma, Personal Crisis and Self-Esteem, Bipolar Disorder,/Manic Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder.

When we meet I will commit to helping you find the best way to be, either working with short or long term feelings and experiences

Training, qualifications & experience

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
- 2013

UKCP Accredited Diploma Training Programme - Gestalt Psychotherapy - London Gestalt Centre (UK) - 2013

Master of Arts Gestalt Therapy Theory Studies - London Metropolitan University (UK)
- 2011

MHFA (Mental Health First Aid England) Certified Instructor - 2017

Member of the following organisations

London Gestalt Centre - Registered Therapist
UKAGP (United Kingdom Association for Gestalt Practitioners)

MHFA England

Member organisations

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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Fees

From £65.00 to £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • AXA PPP
  • Vitality

Additional information

Sevenoaks - Kent - £65 for 60 minutes

Regent Street - London - £80 for 60 minutes

Online - £65 for 60 minutes

Concessions subject to availability

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Online: Weekdays including evenings

London: Weekdays including evenings.

Sevenoaks: Weekdays including evenings.

Further information

​​​I am a professionally trained psychotherapist, and provide therapy and coaching across a wide variety of personal 'wellbeing' and personal advancement scenarios.

Our sessions will focus on you gaining a greater understanding of yourself, through exploring your attitudes, behaviours, aspirations and wants. I will help you locate the skills necessary to continually organise your life and discover the most rewarding way to live.

I work in Sevenoaks and Tonbridge, as well as in London's West End.

I am also a certified Mental Aid First Aid (MHFA England) Instructor working with organisations to support their employees understand and support their own, and others, mental health wellbeing.

I instruct/train the following courses:

  • Mental Health First Aid Course (certified) - 2 days
  • MHFA Champion - 1day
  • MHFA Aware - 1/2 day

Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

162-168, Regent Street, London, W1B

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations

Key details

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