About me

"Life doesn't get better by chance, it gets better by change"

Life can be tough.  Sometimes we need to make changes in order to improve our situation.  Sometimes this thought alone can feel overwhelming, leaving us feeling isolated and lonely.  It can be difficult to know where to start, it can be even more difficult to ask for help.  Hearing your thoughts out loud, with a professional can be an opportunity to gain some clarity and being the process of change. 

I am a resourceful and optimistic Counsellor and I truly believe that a small change in the way we think can make a big difference to the way we feel.

It can be really helpful to talk about your struggles; to hear your thoughts out loud, in private, with a professional; someone who is caring, accepting and responsive without being emotionally involved. It might not be possible to change everything but sometimes small changes can make big differences.

As an experienced Counsellor, I have worked with individuals, couples and teenagers. Whatever is troubling you, my aim is to help untangle the knot, decide what changes are possible and clear a path to a more peaceful and fulfilling life.

If you're unsure about the counselling process or making a commitment, I'd be happy to walk you through it either by email, phone or online, so please don't be nervous about  getting in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and experienced integrative counsellor. I have worked in various settings: as mental health professional for a charity, as lead counsellor in a large GP practice and student counsellor within primary, secondary and university settings.

Over the years I've gained extensive experience of mental health issues, from children suffering stress and anxiety to eating disorders or dysfunctional family lives. My work with adults covers individuals and couples experiencing relationship difficulties, stress, depression and anxiety. I have experience working with cancer diagnosis and treatment.  I have worked with post traumatic stress and all the related issues that accompany it.

I practice mindfulness and offer it to clients either as pre-therapy or as part of a counselling session.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

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.


From £50.00 to £65.00
Free initial online session

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • HealthAssured

Additional information

I offer sessions at £50 for individuals online and £60 in person.   £65 for couples online and £75 in person.

One of the benefits of online sessions is that I can be more flexible with my working hours, so we can discuss a mutually convenient time.


One of the benefits of online sessions is that I can be more flexible with my working hours, so we can discuss a mutually convenient time.

Further information

I am now able to offering face to face sessions but also remain online, which has proved very successful during lockdown.

If you're interested in talking further, I offer a free, no obligation consultation either via Zoom or by phone.  So please get in touch.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

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.