I offer a safe, confidential space for you to explore your difficulties. I use warm, non-judgemental responses to help you to talk about anything that troubles you now or things that have happened in the past. I have 20 years experience of working as a counsellor within GP practices and have gained a vast experience of working with people experiencing a broad range of issues. I gained an Advanced Diploma in Counselling at Durham University in 1999 became a BACP accredited counsellor in 2001.
I adhere to The Ethical Framework for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Please call me on the mobile number above if you would like further information or to arrange an initial meeting.
I look forward to your call.
Training, qualifications & experience
BA degree in Community Studies-St Johns College Ripon and York- (1983)
Advanced Diploma in Counselling-Durham University (1999)
Achieved BACP accreditation in 2001
Diploma in Supervision- St Johns Ripon and York (2004)
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
You may not necessarily be struggling with mental health issues however I would be happy to provide support if you would benefit from some time and space to achieve a better work/life balance or to work towards reaching your full potential.
I offer reasonable rates-please contact me to discuss fees.