In line with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) ethical framework, I offer a safe and confidential environment for clients to explore the things they feel are impacting their lives.
Training, qualifications & experience
I studied the NCFE Level 1-3 qualifications at Guildford College. I decided to take the foundation degree and studied the Clarkson modality at the University of Greenwich.
During my training I had clinical placements at the Veterans Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service at St Pancras Hospital; and with North Kent Mind in Gravesend and Medway.
I undertake regular continued professional development (CPD) to help me improve and learn more around specific areas of mental health or the communities it may effect.
I offer face to face sessions, and online sessions over Skype or Zoom.
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
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
I also work with the Armed Forces and Veterans community, and Emergency services.
From £30.00 to £50.00
Free initial telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
Concessions are offered to those on low incomes or unemployed, students, trainee counsellors and OAP's.
This also applies to Keyworkers and members of the Emergency Services, Armed Forces and Veterans.
When I work
If you work shift hours we can arrange a pattern that is tailored to your rostered days off, given you the ability to attend sessions without impacting your work schedule.
Face to face sessions are held at the Sunlight Centre, Gillingham, ME7 1LX.
There is free parking and good public transport links.