Life can be tricky and struggling to keep your head above water can enhance overwhelming feelings.
Perhaps it may lead you down a path of isolation, loneliness and the possibility of embarrassment that may prevent you from reaching out to family and friends.
Finding a counsellor can be daunting and I believe that the relationship between counsellor and client is key for therapeutic change.
I encourage my clients to safely explore any issues brought into therapy in an attempt to gain a greater understanding, begin to heal and grow within an environment that is non-judgmental.
Collaboratory, we can create a safe place that you feel comfortable whilst being led by your needs.
I have a keen interest in creative work and using metaphors. I believe this way of working can contribute towards feelings coming to the surface without having to verbalise them.
I believe you have the answers within, and I will be by your side whilst you make sense of what’s been worrying you.
I offer short and long term sessions with reviews in between.
I hold a full enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bound by and work according to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy .
Training, qualifications & experience
Acto recognised certificate in telephone and online Counselling (due to complete February 2021)
I have gained counselling experience working with young clients aged between 11-25. I also have a number of years’ experience counselling within secondary schools both independent and mainstream sector within the Bracknell Forest.
I have had the privilege of working for a charity in the Bracknell Forest alongside both young people and adults giving me valuable experience within these different age groups. I have witnessed their growth and development despite, in many cases having a number of challenges to overcome. This leads me to believe in our capacity to heal, grow, and achieve our potential.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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
From £45.00 to £55.00
Free initial telephone or online session
£45 per session online (50 mins)
£55 per session walk & talk (90 mins)
I am now available during the day Wednesday and Friday evenings
I am also available on weekends upon request