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About me

Welcome. Whatever has brought you to scroll these profiles, the right therapeutic relationship can help you be heard, seen and understood. It can reconnect you to yourself, perhaps in new ways, and can bring about healing and personal growth. I value this work enormously and with over 12 years' experience, I know that transformation is possible. I work with adults of all ages and am available for private work on weekdays and evenings. 

People come to therapy for a variety of reasons. You may have reached a crisis point. You may feel anxiety, sadness and/or depression are stopping you from living the life you want. Perhaps you feel stuck or lost, or you are frustrated with repeated patterns you can't seem to shift: family problems, difficult relationship issues and low self esteem. Maybe you are navigating changes, coping with bereavement or have experienced a profound loss. These crisis moments are often a call to personal growth and development, and sometimes to find a new path in life.

I offer a blended approaching integrating psychodynamic theory and Creative Psychotherapy. Sessions begin with talking and, if you feel comfortable, we can explore certain themes using creative techniques - a variety of possibilities including art, story, body, mind and imagination. Creativity can help us heal difficult emotions and discover hidden truths. 

Integrity is at the core of my practice. I will offer you support, respect and understanding in a safe and non-judgemental space. Most people find me easy to talk to though you might also benefit from creative work when words are not enough or seem hard to find. 

Your story and your journey are unique and nobody knows better than you how it is to be you. My offer is to listen, and to accompany you in a safe and supportive way, with curiosity and care, on your journey to heal and grow. 

I hold sessions in person, and online where necessary. Get in touch by phone or email to book a free half hour consultation and to learn more.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Masters in Dramatherapy, from the University of Roehampton.
I have certificates in: the Foundations of Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Centre of Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, and REBT (a form of CBT) from the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies.

I have developed my therapeutic voice through hours of professional development studies, including trauma work, Polyvagal theory, Jungian analysis, embodiment practices, suicide prevention training, work around bereavement and loss, and specific work around shame, anxiety and self-esteem.

I have a wide range of client experience, with people of all ages and different emotional and psychological needs. I have worked in the NHS in in-patient psychiatric care, as well as supporting Looked After (adopted) children, adolescents with complex social, emotional and mental health needs. My private practice is individual work with adults.

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Fees

From £50.00 to £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a FREE 30 minute consultation (online). 

Sessions are £50-60 per session.

I offer a 60 minute session (many therapists offer 50 minute sessions, but it is my preference to use a full hour; this extra time allows more space and depth for the work and avoids having to hurry the session to a close).  

Further information

I have a background in martial arts and have practised Shaolin kung fu, t'ai chi and Qi Gong for close to 20 years. I draw on some of the embodied practices, including breathwork and meditative techniques in my therapy work.

London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1DT

Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

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