MBACP Registered, COSRT
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I have worked in relationship counselling for the past 20 years. On completion of 3 years training with the London Marriage Guidance Council ( now Tavistock Relationships ), I worked for 4 years in an LMG Centre.
For the past 15 years I have worked in private practice, 9 years of which included licensed work for Relate,in both relationship counselling and psychosexual therapy.
I have a wealth of experience which I believe strengthens my ability to appreciate and work with the uniqueness of each personality, and recognise the individual needs of my clients.
I work with couples and individuals over a range of relationship issues, including breakdown in communication, resulting in conflict and lack of intimacy, cross cultural differences, and sexual difficulties.I facilitate clients to gain insight into possible patterns of 'stuck' behaviour, looking at how upbringing and past experiences may be affecting present behaviour. I may suggest techniques which may be helpful in managiing in the short term.
I offer in-depth assessment, ensuring specifically tailored treatment,to couples and individuals who are experiencing persistent difficulties with their sexual functioning, where the primary cause is psychological.I help with various sexual problems, including lack of desire in both men and women, and -
For women, who are experiencing pain during intercourse, or inability to have penetrative sex.
For men, who are having difficulties getting or keeping an erection, or premature ejaculation.
I work in a non judgmental way, aiming to help find a way through difficulties being faced, in a caring and safe way.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Grad. Diploma - Psychodynamic Marital & Couple Counselling, London Marriage Guidance Council (accred. BACP ) 1996.
Post Grad.Diploma - Relate. Psychosexual Therapy (University Hull ). 2013.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£60 per 50 minute session.
I can offer sessions from early morning to late evening Monday to Thursday.
I can offer flexible weekly sessions where possible for those clients unable to work with fixed days.
I can offer reduced rates for some daytime sessions.
When I work
Weekdays early morning to late evening.