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UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, MSc. Psychotherapy

About me

Have you reached a point where you need to make a change or want to come to terms with current or past experiences? Are you overwhelmed by your emotions or negative thoughts? I understand you may be feeling stuck or anxious and looking for support. You may feel you are struggling with relationships, friendships or your career, finding unhelpful behaviours or thoughts are making you unhappy or simply want someone to hear you. I can offer you a safe and supportive space to talk and find ways to heal and move forward in your life. I provide both short and long-term therapy for adults either online or in my dedicated therapy room. I also have several years experience providing therapy to trainee counsellors and psychotherapists.

I am passionate about helping my clients to live life with confidence and authenticity. I believe in creating a compassionate, honest and hopeful space for you to work toward your goals or explore your difficulties and I will be there alongside you on this journey. I look forward to speaking with you and we can make a plan to work together tailored to your needs.

I offer a free 15 minute chat so you can ask me any questions and get a feel for who I am and what therapy is like. If you would like to work with me you can call or email to book an initial session. I hope to make this process a positive experience for you, I know how hard this first step can be.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Psychotherapy “Client Experience of Transgenerational Trauma” - Newman University
  • Diploma in Psychotherapy - Northern Guild
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - Northern Guild
  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision (ongoing) - Northern Guild

I have been in practice as a therapist since 2016 and work both privately and in the NHS with long term and short term clients. I also have several years experience providing therapy to trainee counsellors and psychotherapists. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Training therapy for student counsellors and psychotherapists 

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£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Individual sessions are £55 each and last for 50 minutes. 

Further information

After spending over 15 years working in the private sector with digital and creative agencies I chose to develop my passion for supporting others to live more fully and retrain as a psychotherapist. I’ve been growing my therapy practice with private clients and the NHS since 2016 and have recently expanded my availability with a beautiful dedicated therapy room in the Ouseburn in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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