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BA(Hons) Dip(Couns) MBACP

About me

I am in private practice just outside Tunbridge Wells but due to Covid-19 most of my work has moved online via secure video app.

Change can be daunting, especially if our best efforts no longer seem to work. No one likes to feel stuck, or lost or out of options as to how to move forward. As an integrative humanistic counsellor I am here to support you. I provide a respectful, safe and confidential environment where you are heard without judgement. Together we can work towards making the changes you seek for your own wellbeing and achieving your goals. I work with loss, post-natal depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, childhood-related difficulties, low self-esteem and life altering events. How you experience your life or how you relate to those around you may not be what you want for your future. I believe in every person’s ability to connect with their own power in order to heal.

You are welcome to contact me in confidence via my mobile, email or website to arrange an initial conversation so that I can answer any questions you may have and discuss your therapeutic needs. We can book in an online first session for you to 'meet me'. If you are local and reluctant to start online work we can meet in an outdoor, socially distanced space for an initial chat.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) with an accredited Diploma in Counselling from The Wealden Psychology Institute.

I have several years experience volunteering as a bereavement counsellor at Hospice, running art and relaxation workshops of Macmillan Cancer Support and private groups.

My training is integrative which means my theoretical approach varies according to your needs. I work with clients with a range of issues including loss, relationship breakdown and separation, post-natal depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, childhood-related difficulties, low self-esteem and life altering events.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Support for Dementia carers

Photos & videos

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

As an artist and professional illustrator of over 20 years, I incorporate my counselling skills to provide art and relaxation days for Macmillan Cancer Support and private groups.

love to be outdoors walking my border collie. I prefer to avoid spiders and housework.

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2

6 Stone Cottages, Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Kent, TN3 9LZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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