As we are thrown into the thick of life, it is our response to these circumstances which reveal who we are and where we may want to go. As life is anything but a linear process - we may often stumble or get stuck along the way. We may even describe the stumbling blocks as anxiety, depression, numbness or even shame.
Some of our therapy work could involve examining those stumbling blocks and challenge your ideas, choices and reasoning processes. I encourage you to remain open to all aspects and stimulate you to consider ones often overlooked. I work with all types of people, many of whom are dissatisfied with where they are and are looking to develop a better life project.
My approach draws from philosophy as well as psychology. The use of philosophical concepts helps to illuminate conflicts and life choices and illustrates different ways of helping to take stock, reconsider options and find new paths. Common questions could be: What sort of life do I want to lead? What type of person do I strive to be? Why does it make sense that I sometimes self-sabotage?
Regardless of the presenting issues, it is a journey we embark on together.
Training, qualifications & experience
Doctorate in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling (pending)
New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling
Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy
University of Essex
BA in Philosophy
University College London
I have worked within NHS, community and third sector agencies.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Medically Unexplained Symptoms
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Concessions are available.
I originally trained in Occupational Therapy having placements in physical and mental health settings. It was through my work with Older Adults that drew me to work in a psychotherapeutic way. The Existential approach resonated with me because it resists doctrinal formalisation, indicating that there are no standardised ways of approaching life and the issues that may come with it.