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About me

Life is challenging at times. Relationships, school, work or Covid affecting us; knocking our self-esteem, leaving us feeling stressed, anxious or low. It may be a past event or something more recent that has affected you. Sometimes we feel no one is listening and often it helps to talk things through with someone outside the situation.

I offer a comfortable, safe and confidential space to explore what is going on and how it is affecting you.  I offer you, your child or young person, a welcoming and empathic relationship. As well as traditional talking therapy, we may use creative ways of working. These can include practical resources such as sand tray work, shells, drawing, characters or cards.  I am led by whatever you need to bring to the session and whatever you would like to work on. 

I work with children aged 11+, young people and adults and offer both short, and long term counselling face to face. I am also trained to offer online and telephone counselling if that is something you would prefer. As a registered member of BACP, I work within their ethical framework, am fully insured and have an up-to-date DBS certificate. I am passionate about developing my practice through ongoing professional development. I am currently studying for a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People to complement my work as Lead Counsellor in a local Secondary school. 

I offer a discounted 30-minute consultation to see if you feel I am the right person for you and to give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. My premises have free parking and disabled access.

Counselling is an opportunity for you to get to know yourself better, with gentle, non-judgemental curiosity. You can think about any changes you might like to make, and find a way to navigate through the challenges you face. If you feel I can help you through this process, please contact me. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Currently studying a Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Young people
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling 2020
  • Level 4 Diploma in Counselling 2018
  • BA Hons Initial Teacher Education 2003

Lead counsellor at Malmesbury Secondary School 2019 - present day

School counsellor at Bradon Forest Secondary School Sept 2019 - November 2020

Counsellor at Time to Talk West Berkshire and Lambourn Surgery  April 2017- September 2021

Volunteer counsellor at Willows Counselling Centre 2017-18

Primary School teacher 2003 - 2019

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£50  for 50 minutes either face-to-face, online or by telephone

Discount offered for a block of 4 sessions (£180)

30 minute introductory session for £30

When I work

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Further information

Introductory session £30 for 30 minutes .

Free parking and disabled access

The Shaftesbury Centre, Percy Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2AZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Additional languages

Polish

Online platforms

Zoom

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