I am a qualified and accredited psychotherapist working with individuals and couples. Whatever your difficulty, I offer a safe, confidential and accepting space where your experience, thoughts and feelings can be expressed and explored.
I work with a range of issues including bereavement, stress, anxiety, depression, childhood abuse and neglect, trauma, relationship difficulties, self esteem and eating disorders.
I am interested in understanding each person's unique experience of being in the world, and in how experiences throughout our lives can shape our perception of ourselves and others and create painful difficulties in living and relating. Psychotherapy can help to work through these difficulties and enable us to respond to life's challenges with greater ease.
Training, qualifications & experience
I undertook a 6 year Masters degree in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy. Prior to this I completed a 3 year Barefoot Practitioner Training which involved mindfulness practices and breathwork. In addition to my private practice I worked for two years as an honorary psychotherapist within the NHS. I have also worked as a counsellor in a drug and alcohol addiction agency.
Qualifications & Training
Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy Diploma and MA: Bath Centre for Psychotherapy & Counselling
Certificate in Counselling Skills: WPF Therapy, London
Barefoot Practitioner Training: Somerset
Certificate in Couples Therapy: Centre for Relational Couples Therapy, Stroud
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40 for individual psychotherapy (50 minutes)
£55 for couples therapy (1 hour)