I am trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and work with people individually. I offer both long term and short term work. Please do contact me to discuss an initial consultation where we can think together about what you want from a period of therapy.
I have worked in the NHS for twenty years, in various settings within secondary and tertiary care. I see people in three locations in Kent, Canterbury, Maidstone and Romney Marsh. I have also been working online during these difficult recent months. I have a sliding scale of fees for trainees and students.
Training, qualifications & experience
Twenty years in the NHS in settings from addiction services to 15 years within secondary care psychological services. Running groups for those with a diagnosis of personality disorder and other seeing people with complex emotional difficulties.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
I offer concessions to trainees. My rates are between
£40 and £60 per session.