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Counsellor/Couple Therapist/Clinical Supervisor

About me

I am a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor, with over 20 years experience working with individuals privately, within the NHS, Civil Service and for private medical companies.  I am a qualified Couple Therapist and work with relationship and psychosexual issues and also a Clinical Supervisor.

I aim to provide a safe and confidential place for you to talk through your thoughts and feelings where you will feel understood, respected and supported. I will enable you to explore and clarify your difficulties, gain a deeper understanding of yourself and others, which will allow you to find your own way forward to live in a more satisfying and resourceful way.

When working with couples, I aim to help you better understand yourself, the other and how you relate together to enable you to improve the overall quality of your relationship.

My initial training in counselling was both Person-centred and Psychodynamic. However, over the years I have developed a flexible approach to my work which integrates a range of orientations to meet the individual needs of my clients.

I have experience working with people struggling with the following issues:

  • Bereavement and loss
  • Depression
  • Family-related difficulties
  • Identity issues
  • Illness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Panic attacks and anxiety
  • Relationship and psychosexual issues
  • Sexual, physical and emotional abuse
  • Stress
  • Substance and alcohol-related issues
  • Work-related issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a degree in Psychology and a Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling obtained at the University of Hertfordshire. I am a qualified Couple and Marital Therapist, IAPT counsellor in Counselling for Depression and Supervisor of Counselling.

I currently work privately with individuals and couples. I also work for various organizations and medical insurance companies including BUPA, AXA PPP and Aviva.

I subscribe to the code of ethics as described in the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

Available on request.

Reduced fees for counselling students.

When I work

Daytime and evening appointments

Further information

My counselling room is easily accessible by public transport and there is free car parking available.

Friern Barnet, London, N11

Type of session


Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

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