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Prof. Dip Psy C. (Reg. NCS & NHS)

About me

My Training

As an integrative therapist, my training has provided me with a range of therapeutic models to use that best suit the issues that individuals bring into the therapy room, everyone is unique so therefore therapy must be too. I am also an accredited Hypnotherapist and EFT practitioner, registered and accredited with the National Hypnotherapy Society.

How I work

I provide a non-judgemental, empathetic and understanding approach to counselling, where clients feel comfortable to express their issues in a safe and caring environment. I lend the opportunity for clients to feel free to be themselves, feeling both heard and listened to. Clients can confidentially discuss past and present difficulties and gain awareness and understanding about unwanted thoughts, feelings and behaviours to bring about change. The objective of working together will be to help you overcome your symptoms and recover.

What happens in the first session?

Before we meet we will talk on the phone for a brief conversation about what is troubling you and organise a time convenient for our sessions.  I will email you some forms to be completed and returned before our first session, these are for contact information, GP details etc. after our first session, I will email you our therapy contract. For hypnotherapy there are a couple more forms to fill in about you that will help me to tailor therapy for you. Everything we discuss will be in complete confidence and at a pace that suits you.

How can I help you

With experience of working in the NHS, a North London Hospice, and with a Blood Cancer Charity, I have many years of personal and client based experience in life altering situations, including bereavement and loss, domestic abuse, depression and anxiety, self esteem and confidence issues. I understand the internal and external anguish that these problems can cause us, interfering with our mental health and physical well being.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice Prof.Dip Psy C.
  • Advance Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Ad Dip PC
  • Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory Dip CST
  • AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory
  • AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (QCF)
  • AIM Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Practice
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills Cert Hyp CS
  • Applied EFT Practitioner Levels 1 and 2
  • MMHA further skills in Hypnosis

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60 per 50 Minute session by BACs

Discounted rates for Key Workers, Students, those on Universal Credit, low income and Trainee Counsellors

I also offer Hypnotherapy which is £75 per hour by BACs

When I work

Monday - Thursday 430-730  

I am currently working mostly online via Zoom. Face to Face sessions can be arranged.

I do not answer calls from Private or Withheld numbers

Further information

I am currently working mainly online, face to face sessions can be arranged if needed.

 I am offering concessions for low income, keyworkers, Students and Trainee counsellors.

Forest Therapy Centre The Old Forge, 75-77 Station Passage, London, E18 1JL

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older 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.

If face to face sessions are required, I can arrange a room that has wheelchair access.

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