Hi, I have a practice in Canterbury offering therapy and counselling, for personal and emotional problems, anxiety, depression etc., for issues in relationships; i see young people, students, adults and couples.
I have considerable NHS experience over 20 years, since qualifying at Goldsmiths College, University of London and practicing initially with Deptford Psychotherapy Centre. I have had further training at the Institute of Psychiatry and the University of Kent locally.
In my career i have been a NHS crisis team manager, a clinical specialist in liaison psychiatry; I have experience with CAMHS (children's services), providing psychiatric assessments; and have practiced psychological therapy for GP surgeries with very good outcomes, helping people improve their mental and physical well-being.
I have also facilitated NHS IAPT services providing cognitive behavioural therapy and practical interventions at community mental health services.
This includes help with phobias, social anxiety, OCD, shame, depression, avoidance, behaviour problems, addictions, grief, confidence and relationship issues.
I often see people in mental health difficulties and can often support people in crisis and who have suffered from trauma and other complex difficulties.
Training, qualifications & experience
- BA(Hons) Social Sciences (psychology, philosophy, sociology) City University, London
- Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling, Goldsmiths College, University of London
- Dip Nursing HE (mental Health) Reg. mental health nursing, University of Greenwich
- MSc Mental Health at University of Kent and Kings College London
- Further NHS training in cognitive-behavioural therapy; University of Sussex
- EMDR training with EMDR Works - for the treatment of trauma
- Previous Candidate at the Independent Group of Analytical Psychology (Jungian)
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
- Jungian dream analysis
- Meditation classes
- EMDR trauma therapy
From £65.00 to £75.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
EAP/Health Insurance Providers
I offer the option of home therapy ie home visits for individuals, groups and couples.
Please call to check availability, thank you
I offer home visits in east Kent
If you cannot travel and have mobility difficulties or psychological reasons for not getting out, I can see clients at home.