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registered UKCP

About me

I offer short and long-term psychotherapy. I am currently working online and by phone. My aim is to create a safe and confidential virtual space in which you can explore your concerns and increase your self-understanding at your own pace and according to your individual needs. A secure therapeutic relationship, directed by what you want to bring to each session, is central to that process.

Media: Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, phone, etc.

For more information about my practice, please take a look at my website or contact me directly by email or phone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered member UKCP (registration no. 2011166972)

Postgraduate qualification in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Psychodynamic)
BA Hons (Oxon.)

I am a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, working in private practice and as a school counsellor.

I have experience of working with a wide range of relationship and other issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, sexual and physical abuse, aloneness, family problems, infertility, bereavement, grief, and lack of self-esteem, but I am very conscious that every client is an individual, not just a collection of issues or problems, and base my approach on their unique experience.

As a registered member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). I abide by the UKCP's Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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Additional information

The fee is £55 per 50-minute session. I see clients weekly, or more frequently.

When I work

I currently have sessions: Monday afternoons/evening; Friday morning/afternoon

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14

Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

Supervision available.

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