I feel it is important to make special mention of this current situation and the psychological and emotional impact it may have on many of you. It is imperative, that although physical isolation may well be necessary, you do not isolate yourself if mental and emotional support is needed. I, like many therapists, am able to work remotely via Skype or other video call mediums. So please do not remain alone with difficult feelings at this uncertain time. Get in touch and I will be happy to offer sessions in this way. You do not need to be alone.
I am a psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor. I work with a variety of issues that affect people's lives including; relationships, marriage, divorce, family life, parenting issues, bereavement and loss, eating disorders, body image, identity, sexuality, self esteem and self confidence, trauma and PTSD, adolescence, work and career life, addiction issues and for many people, simply struggling to cope with life and the individual pressures it may pose.
I see adult clients of all ages, and young people from the age of 16 years old. I provide a safe, impartial and confidential space for my clients to speak openly and freely and be listened to. For some, it is simply having the opportunity to talk and be heard. So simple, but so valuable.
Together, we aim to make sense of difficulties and explore the roots of these issues so that a better understanding of yourself can allow for changes that can improve the quality of your life.
I offer both short-term counselling and longer, open-ended therapy, depending on a client's particular needs.
I have experience in working with couples struggling with a variety of issues affecting their relationship, including intimacy, infidelity, bereavement, infertility, trust, family difficulties, sexual issues or simply changes that have occurred over time that need addressing. I offer a safe, non-judgmental and impartial space to allow for each person to be listened to and understood. I encourage openness and honesty in order to explore and gain insight into each others' perspectives and feelings with the hope of resolving and healing the difficulties that can feel overwhelming at times.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at the University of Hertfordshire and have a BACP accredited:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling
- Certificate in Counselling
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
I have worked with clients on a variety of issues affecting their lives, including; anxiety, relationships, marriage, divorce, family life - issues with children and adolescence, eating disorders, trauma and PTSD, bereavement and loss, identity, sexuality, self esteem, self confidence, career and work-related issues, fertility, menopause, cancer and illness.
I currently work at the Highgate Counselling Centre
In Private Practice In:
Radlett / St Albans
Finchley Therapy Practice - London N3
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Please do not remain alone during these uncertain times.
Whilst there may be physical isolation imposed, you should not be left without mental and emotional support. I, like other therapists, am able to offer sessions remotely via Skype or other video call methods. Please get in touch, do not be alone with difficult thoughts and feelings.
Please contact me to discuss fees for initial consultations and regular weekly sessions for both individual and couple therapy
Monday-Friday 8am - 6pm
How do I get started?
Simply email, text or call me to arrange an initial consultation where we get a chance to meet each other and talk about your particular needs and a general background and history. This lasts up to 90 minutes.
I feel it is useful to have a further 2 sessions before we decide if a fixed, weekly session would be helpful. These sessions last 50 minutes.