19th April 2021 - I am currently fully booked and unable to take on new clients at the moment.
I am a UKCP registered Integrative Arts Psychotherapist with over 15 years experience in both long and short term work. I trained as a nurse and worked in the NHS for 20 years, both as a nurse and a counsellor. I offer counselling, psychotherapy and supervision in a quiet setting on the outskirts of Perth. I work confidentially and creatively supporting people to explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, this may be by talking or using imagery and art materials. I will encourage you to work in the way that feels most comfortable for you, offering you the space to talk and think about your concerns, choices, and the changes you would like to make to live your life in a more fulfilling way.
I offer supervision by FaceTime and Zoom.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Registered Nurse
- Masters Degree in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy
- Advanced Diploma Counselling
- COSCA Supervision Certificate
- COSCA Accredited Trainer
- Trainer for Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
- Currently studying Diploma in Supervision
I have an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and a Masters Degree in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy. I set up and managed a counselling service within the Women and Children's directorate at The Royal Sussex County hospital, Brighton for 10 years before moving to Scotland in 2003. From my work in the hospital setting I have experience of working with people emotionally affected by the many aspects of fertility and pregnancy. I have significant experience of working with bereavement and of loss.
I have been a counselling supervisor for 11 years
I am a COSCA Accredited Trainer and have 15 years experience of delivering the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate. I also deliver training for Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, the COSCA Counselling Supervision Certificate Course and Arts in Counselling Workshops.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Areas of counselling I deal with
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Counselling training and workshops
Monday - Friday day time I offer early morning sessions from 8.00am
I am located 3 miles from the centre of Perth in a rural setting, not on a bus route, you will need transport to get to me.