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B.A.C.P. Accredited Therapist

About me

I have worked as a therapist for 22 yrs and a counselling supervisor for 18 yrs.

I believe in providing an environment that is safe respectful and honest.

I have worked in education and have a special interest in mental health.

I have worked for priory as an individual and group therapist and have an interest in mental health and working with addictions also working with young people with eating disorders.

I have worked as a therapist in various organisations from further education to the voluntary sector and enjoyed teaching and supporting trainee therapists in further education.

I am a trained expressive arts therapist, reiki master, hypnotherapist, accredited EMDR trauma therapist  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories (Shapiro, 1989a, 1989b).

My recent training in EMDR makes me passionate around helping people to move forward with their lives without spending long periods of time in therapy. Believing that EMDR can help you move forward in areas of yr life where you previously may have been stuck

I am trained to work online.

Trust in the process.

I do not have all the answers but I would love the challenge of working with you on yours.

I offer 1/2 hr introductory sessions for both counselling and supervision.

If you have any questions please contact me.

I currently teach counselling for chrysalis courses and work full time as a clinical lead for survivors Manchester.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling
  • Hypnotherapy training
  • Expressive arts training
  • EMDR training
  • Brain spotting
  • CBT
  • CISM critical incidents

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Family therapy
  • EMDR therapy


Additional information

  • I charge £30.00 per hour

When I work

Available Monday and Friday evening's and weekends

Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

I have been a counselling supervisor for 18 years.

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