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MBACP

About me

Perhaps you feel stuck, find yourself in the middle of a crisis, or you want a space in which to examine and reflect on your own story and what has brought you to the point you're at now. Perhaps you want to see if there is another way of telling your story. My intention is to grow a unique and collaborative relationship with you. We may work on your present situation as well as the whole of your history. Putting it as simply as I can: I provide a confidential space in which you’ll be able to talk openly about what’s troubling you; a space in which to reflect, process, feel, and be yourself (or perhaps learn for the first time how to truly be yourself.) The confidential space that therapy provides can bring healing of old patterns and wounds.

I have been where you are now: thinking about reaching out for therapy. It is my own wounds and periods of suffering and the growth that arose from those moments that have drawn me to this work.

I work one-to-one with adults, offering face-to-face appointments at a Central London location (within easy walking distance of Euston and King's Cross stations), and also online appointments via Zoom.  I see clients for both short-term and long-term work.
Our first appointment will be an opportunity to tell me what brings you to therapy, what your hopes and expectations are, and you can of course ask me any questions you have. We can then together come to a decision as to whether we can and want to work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative) from the Mary Ward Centre in London and am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). I have been working one-to-one with clients for 2 years and am also the counselling lead for a community counselling project in South London.

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have extensive experience of working with the LGBTQ+ community.

Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60.00 per 50 minute session

Free initial telephone conversation.

Further information

Some concessions available if space allows. Please ask.

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Online platforms

Zoom