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MBACP Registered (Accred) Psychotherapist (EMDR)

About me

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I am an integrative Psychotherapist and specialise in working with ages 12 - 25years old.   I do not believe that one approach works for all and I utilize the knowledge I have to compliment your needs.  I work online via zoom and use a variety of techniques to engage my clients to help them get the most out of therapy. It can be quite daunting for a young person to sit in front of someone they don't know and just talk, so I use a lot of creative therapeutic ways of working online. I am passionate about my work and truly love helping young people to release the demons that are holding them back and take control back for themselves. What a gift you can give to yourself!

I have a lot of experience working with adolescents aged between 12-24 and work for the Heads Together at the YMCA and The Lucy Rayner Foundation, I find working with this age range very dynamic and simply love it, being an adolescent is hard in this day and age and the pressures are everywhere.  With a little bit of exploration and understanding of self, the benefits reaped in this age range are huge and can be carried right through the rest of their lives.

Anger is prevalent amongst youngsters and is a behaviour that can be looked upon as naughty. I explore (at the clients pace) what might be going on for them underneath this behaviour to help them understand what feelings and thoughts may be contributing to this behaviour and by expressing the trapped emotions, can see profound differences in behaviour.

Anxiety is also another common trait that most young people will find themselves in, and can spiral out of control if the young person feels unsafe with these emotions. I offer a safe space and help the young person to better understand what anxiety is and how to manage it better.

Depressive thoughts is another key indicator that things are becoming too much for the young person and although I believe medication can be helpful, I truly believe that it can also be a sticky plaster over a gaping wound as the young person isn't actually looking at the cause of the problems nor processing it, which can leave them feeling trapped/stuck in their own minds.

I can understand how challenging life may be and also how a little help can go a very long way. I work with a diverse range of issues and am always learning as everyone is unique. I also pride myself on continuous professional development as the world is constantly changing and so are our needs.

I truly believe that having the space and time for yourself is invaluable and even if you feel you haven’t necessarily got anything to worry about but something doesn’t feel quite right, try it, and see for yourself how it could transform your life. I believe that the relationship is paramount for the therapy to work and trust is imperative, therefore I offer a genuine, open, honest, safe, confidential and non-judgemental place for you. I am a member of and abide by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists code of ethics.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certificate in Counselling Concepts - Level 2
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 3
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Level 4
  • Counselling Children and Young People - Level 5
  • BACP Accreditation - Dec 2021
  • Neurosomatic psychotherapy advanced diploma - Level 7 (2022)
  • EMDR (2022)
  • AGE UK Counsellor - 2017 to 2018
  • YMCA - Heads Together Counsellor - 2017 to 2020
  • Lucy Rayner Foundation Counsellor - 2019 to present
  • Private practice Counsellor - 2018 to present

Member organisations

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£50 per 50 minute session.

Reigate, Surrey, RH2

Type of session


Types of client

Young people

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