Hi, I'm a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and have worked in the NHS for many years in a range of settings. I am based in London Bridge.
I work with individuals and couples on a range of issues around anxiety, stress, low mood, eating disorders and trauma. I am trained in a range of psychological therapies. I most often work using cognitive behavioural therapy, schema therapy, narrative/systemic therapy, compassion focused therapy or EMDR.
I will always tailor my consultations to an individual's needs and wishes.
When I meet with people for an initial consultation we explore your emotional health, think together about what psychological therapy could offer you and what progress you can expect to make. Following this it is your decision about whether you wish to proceed. If we do agree to work together we would agree goals of our work and a timeline for this. These goals will then be reviewed periodically to see how we're progressing.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol) and a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist. I have done further training in Schema therapy and have gained accreditation as a Schema Therapist.
I worked for many years within the NHS. I have been part of Eating Disorders Teams, Adult Mental Heath and within a Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).
As well as my private practice I lecture at City University on the PsychD Counselling Psychology.
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.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£130.00 per session
Individuals £130.00 - 50 minutes, Couples £140.00 - 50 minutes. Reduced fee appointments are available for those on low incomes.
These are limited so please contact me for information.
Approximate length of therapy: short term from 4 to 12 sessions or ongoing
When I work
Daytime appointments available online or in person