Hello, thank you for taking time to look at my profile. I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and Clinical Hypnotherapist.
During this very difficult time I want to assure all clients past, present and potential that I am still working and can offer a range of appointment via telephone, zoom and Skype. Please contact me by telephone to arrange an appointment.
I specialise in health related problems having had a long career working in the NHS. My main speciality is:
Infertility Counselling - If you are diagnosed with needing assisted conception, it can be a very emotional time. It is a very involved and complicated process and at any stage of the process you may feel the need for support. I can help you look at the Implications of the treatment you are needing, I can Support you through treatment and help with the relationship strains that IVF treatment sometimes causes. I can offer Therapeutic counselling if there is loss and bereavement, coping with remaining childless or going onto surrogacy or adoption.
It is so easy to make an appointment. Whatever your health issues, I may be able to help so please give me a call.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in Radiography - Therapy (DCRT), Birmingham School of Radiography
- Diploma in Counselling - Gloucester Centre of Arts and Technology
- Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling - Bristol University
- Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy - London College of Clinical Hypnotherapy/University West London.
- Advanced Diploma in Fertility Counselling
Hello, I now work in a busy NHS Fertility Clinic in a major hospital but also in private practice. Although my core work is as a qualified specialist in Fertility Counselling. I also offer a range of counselling support for many different conditions. Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Health issues, weight gain, stop smoking.
When I became qualified as a counsellor I started by provided psychological support to cancer patients within Oncology. I dealt with providing support for cancer treatment, long term side effects and end of life. This is still a speciality of mine.
I have been a counsellor working within a Health Psychology Model in the NHS where I provided psychological support for patients suffering any life limiting or life threatening illness. This gave me lots of experience with working with people going through lots of life changes due to illness.
I became qualified as Clinical Hypnotherapist to use skills to help patients suffering treatment related phobias and to enhance well-being and good health promotion.
I have also worked in palliative care providing pre-bereavement and bereavement counselling in a hospice setting.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Welcome. I want to assure all clients past, present and potential, that I am fully available offering phone, zoom, Skype sessions. Please telephone to arrange an appointment.