About me

I am a qualified Person Centred Counsellor based in Chippenham, with a relational approach using a variety of different counselling techniques depending on your individual needs, integrating them holistically and creatively to help you gain insights into your thoughts issues and struggles. 

Whatever you are experiencing I can offer you a warm, safe, confidential space, that is non-judgemental and we can work together to help you to find new ways of coping or to come to a place of better understanding and clarity. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Relational Supervision
  • Level 5 Diploma of Higher Education in Pastoral Counselling 
  • Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Pastoral Counselling 
  • Certificate in Spiritual Direction

Training

  • Working with Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma
  • Working creatively with Transactional Analysis
  • CBT
  • Disordered Eating
  • Working with Grief, Anger and Shame

Experience

I run my own private practice offering counselling and supervision services.

I have worked with charitable organisations over a number of years. I gained experience working within the diversity of an international Christian community with their many differences in social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.  Supporting people both pastorally and counselling a range of issues which included; PTSD, rape, eating disorders, alcohol and drug abuse.

Member organisations

ACC

Association for Christian Counsellors

The Association of Christian Counsellors is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK.

The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

Association for Christian Counsellors

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Complicated Loss and Bereavement
  • Disordered Eating
  • Inner Child Work

Fees

From £35.00 to £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

30 Minute Initial Consultation £25 without obligation

Counselling £40 per 60 minute session 

Single session 90 minutes £60

Supervision £60 per 90 minute session

Special Rates for Trainee Counsellors

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can be flexible with my working hours, we can discuss availability at your initial assessment.  

Further information

I have a private dedicated office space which is easily accessible on the ground floor near the centre of town and within walking distance of the main Railway Station. There is plenty of street parking. My office is warm and spacious, light and airy with comfortable seating. 

I work within a person-centred model of therapy with a relational, collaborative approach. I have experience in integrating creative methods, helping you to access your feelings and self awareness, growing towards healing and wholeness enabling you to be the person you have been created to be. My Christian Faith helps me to be open, honest and non-judgemental.

Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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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.

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a qualified experienced supervisor with an Advanced Specialist Diploma in Relation Supervision validated by The National Counselling Society.

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