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Small Family groups
Therapy for couples- I work with couples experiencing a breakdown in their relationship and with couples that would like to address unresolved issues.
Individuals - I have a special interest in Eating Disorders.
I work in a traditional way, sitting and talking through difficulties, and can also introduce and integrate creative and action-based methods if the individual or couple wants to explore different forms of expression, release and understanding.
I have encountered a broad range of issues that have brought people into therapy over a period of 20 years working in a variety of settings including at St. George's Hospital on the Eating Disorders Unit and Cotswold House Eating Disorders Hospital, with those struggling with their eating, body image and feelings of isolation; at the Priory, Roehampton with people needing support and understanding for feelings of anxiety, depression, self-harm and unknown feelings of discontent; at a GP's surgery and in private practice.
I have a particular interest in those who struggle and feel at odds with their body. Those who don't feel at home in their bodies, including those with eating disorders and feelings of being fat and inner turmoil. Those who feel that they are driven by needs and impulses that are contrary to how they want to be. Psychotherapy and Drama Therapy can be helpful for people to gain an awareness of these conflicts and provides a space where a deep exploration of the self can begin to happen. I am also very interested in people who feel lost or stuck in their bereavement and other losses such as the breakdown of a relationship.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Training, qualifications & experience
MA in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy at the Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling
Post Graduate Diploma in Dramatherapy - University of Hertfordshire
Advanced Certificate in Couples and Family Counselling - Bristol Relationships Training
Certificate in Relational Couples Therapy
The Introductory Lectures and Seminars - The Institute of Psychoanalysis
Foundation certificate in Group Analysis - Turvey Centre for Group Therapy, accredited by the Institue of Group Analysis
Advanced Certificate in Eating Disorders- Prof. Julia Buckroyd - Therapy Works Training
Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy - The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Acting Diploma - Central School of Speech and Drama (completed 1990)
Member of the UK Council for Psychotherapists
Health and Care Professions Council registered Drama Therapist
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Estranged from parents or children.
£60.00 - £150.00
£60 per 50 minute session - for individuals
£100 per 1 hour session - for couples
£150 per 90 mins - for small family groups
When I work
Monday and Fridays 8.30am -8.30pm