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About me

You may be looking at this page because you are experiencing anxiety or depression; maybe you have had a recent loss or other trauma, or a significant life change; perhaps the effects of the pandemic are taking their toll, or you’ve decided the time is right to look more closely at some past event, or some aspect of your life, your behaviours, your relationships, that don’t feel as satisfactory as you’d like them to. Perhaps something big is looming and you’re feeling unsure about what decision to take or how you will cope. Perhaps you are feeling sad, or you just feel “uuughhhh!” and don’t want to feel like that anymore. Whatever is troubling you, talking to the right person can help.

I am an integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor. This means I draw on a variety of counselling approaches in how I work, and precisely what this looks like will depend on the relationship we build. Whatever you say to me is received without judgment and held in confidence. I will aim, together with you, to create a safe and open space where you can, when you are ready, and in your own time, lay out your troubles and your joys so you can see them more clearly. I believe the first step towards change is awareness, and then acceptance - when we use a map, we have to know and accept where we are before we can find the route to our destination.

I recognise that not every client will click with every counsellor, so I offer a free 30-minute initial appointment where we can talk about what brings you to counselling and you can ask me any questions you may have about my way of working. From there we can get a sense of whether you would like us to enter into a relationship to work together towards your chosen goals. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc (Hons) in Integrative Counselling - Middlesex University 
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling - Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy 

Alongside my private practice, I currently work as a volunteer counsellor at the St Barnabas Counselling Centre. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

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.

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

UK Council for 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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Therapies offered

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions are 60 minutes, weekly at an agreed time.  
Some flexibility and/or concessions may be possible – please ask. 
Face to face in Norwich NR3 close to the city centre, or remotely on Zoom. 
 
To book an initial assessment, call me on 07707 638221, or email me. If I don’t answer when you call, it may be that I am with a client. Leave me a voicemail message and I will call you back as soon as I can. 

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
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My working hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, 8-1. Some flexibility may be possible. Please ask

Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults

Key details

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