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MBACP Registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist TCTO BA Hons/ MA

About me

I am a fully trained and registered Psychotherapist/Psychodynamic therapist with a Foundation degree in Therapeutic Communications and Therapeutic Organisations, a BA in the same course and an MA in Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Adolescents all from the University of Essex. I have worked therapeutically in various settings including therapeutic children’s homes with young people and young adults with emotional behavioural difficulties (EBD), primary and secondary schools and in private practice.

I have extensive experience of working with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties. These are not limited to but include: depression, anxiety, stress, anger, phobias, obsessive compulsive behavioural disorder, body dysmorphia, panic attacks. My work has also encompassed working with clients who have experienced trauma as a consequence of one or more of the following: disability; loss; separation; neglect; emotional, social and economic deprivation; physical or sexual abuse.

I offer an individualised integrative approach tailored to meet the needs of each client.  I believe that this is important as every case is unique.  By using a clear and focussed approach to therapy clients can see some improvement in their lives quite quickly and together we can decide what the right course of action is for you.

For those parents or carers who are worried about their children or teenagers and think therapy may help please don't hesitate to contact me.

Reach out today.

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation degree in Therapeutic Communications and Therapeutic Organisations

BA in Therapeutic Communications and Therapeutic Organisations

MA in Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Adolescents all from the University of Essex.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Southend On Sea, Essex, SS2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations

Additional languages

Shona