RMN, MSc Psychotherapy, CBT Hi/ PGDip,Cl.Supervision PGCert
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I have worked within mental health care for over 30 years in many settings within both the NHS and private practice. My experience has shaped my approach to therapy which is eclectic and individually tailored to each person I work with. This is in both my client and supervision roles. I like working with a wide range of issues and modes of therapy.
I see 16+ age group for
- low self esteem / low confidence
- anxiety (ocd, phobias, panic disorder, worry, health anxiety)
- relationship issues
- anger management
- divorce recovery
- life transitions ( grief, adjustments , redundancy ect)
I also provide clinical supervision for other therapists and professionals.
I currently work within the NHS and offer private sessions in the evenings .
Training, qualifications & experience
- Clinical Supervision post grad certificate/ babcp supervisor
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy post grad cert/diploma - NHS - High-Intensity Therapist
- Emotional Focused Therapy level 1
- Masters degree -Psychotherapy /Certified Transactional Analyst - Using Eric Bernes model of psychotherapy to provide in depth psychotherapy
- Mental Health Nurse from 1981, working in various areas of mental health care within hospitals and community settings. Working in community based therapy team taking referrals from GP's for medium to longer term therapy.
Registered / Accredited
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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.
BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
My current role is within a NHS provider of psychological therapies, I manage and supervise a team of CBT and Counselling therapists.
I am a Mental Health First Aid trainer
From £65.00 to £85.00
My fees are dependant upon the type of intervention and the time of day when you attend and what service you require.
When I work
I have a private practice which fits around my NHS work.