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CYP Counsellor, Trauma Professional, Counselling Supervisor

About me

What kind of counsellor am I?

I am a children and young people's counsellor with over 20 years experience of working with our children and young people within the NHS, schools and therapeutic settings - trusting that when your child or young person reaches out and seeks help, counselling will help untangle the knots that hurt and cause anxiety and confusion, feelings that are exhausting and destabilising. I recognise there is no meaningful work without trust and my counselling space offers clients safety and the kind re-assurance that they've not dropped out of sight, that there is a positive way forward towards feeling happier, secure and more confident in themselves.

I am also a counselling supervisor and work with qualified counsellors and students.

How does counselling start?

  • An initial consultation is really helpful to get a better sense of what is involved and I hope that I'm able to put you, your child or young person at ease and answer any queries you may have on the counselling process.

Confidentiality:

  • The nature of trust is enhanced by the acceptance that the sessions are confidential unless there is a disclosure of personal safety being at risk.

Where do I work from?

  • I have availability to offer face2face sessions in East Finchley N2 and Muswell Hill, N10 as well as online sessions where suitable in meeting the client's needs.  I very much hope you will find me understanding in fitting in with my client's and their family's commitments when arranging session times.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I work in private practice and recently spent three years developing a new counselling service within the NHS for our children and young people to access through their GP Surgery. I have also set up several counselling services in primary schools, and last year met with the Scottish Government to discuss the long term benefits of counselling in schools and creating an accessible and relatable mental health service for our young through the security of their GP practice.
  • I started my training to specialise as a *psychodynamic children and young people's counsellor back in 2012. I am also a certified child and adolescent trauma professional. I have had the privilege of working with all age groups, and for many years I worked as a Music Specialist and piano teacher in nurseries, primary and secondary schools as well as privately.
  • It is always my objective that the work experiences I've had, offers my clients a kind space where they can find the peace and confidence to begin to think about what's going on for them. Together we start the work to unearth and make sense of the feelings that cause our anxieties, and make us feel stuck and scared, to reveal personal strengths and unique insight. Valuable steps towards positive change and feeling happy again.
  • * You can find out more about what psychodynamic training means by simply carrying out a search on the internet.

Qualifications include:

  • PG Diploma Counselling Children & Young People (Simpson House, Edinburgh)
  • Certified Child & Adolescent Trauma Professional, IATP, PESI
  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision ~ COSCA, Glasgow
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills ~ COSCA, Glasgow
  • Diploma in Pre-School Practice, Pre-school Learning Alliance, London
  • Fine Arts Certificate, London

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with clients with an age range from 4 to 24 years of age. I am happy to work with clients older than 24 years.

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Fees are £50 for hourly counselling sessions and for counselling supervision. Concessions are available as detailed above. I am open and happy to discuss fees for students that work for both of us.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if the above availability is unsuitable. I will do my best to offer a time and day that is more workable for family/work life.

Further information

I will always aim to reply to enquiries within a couple of hours. If I have been unable to get back to you within that timescale it will be due to client work and I will be in contact as soon as I can. The consulting rooms I work from offer a secure intercom system, confidentiality, well maintained amenities,  and offers unrestricted parking in a quiet residential street.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups

Key details

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Additional languages

Makaton (Level 1)

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

f2f and online counselling supervision to children and young people counsellors as well as student counsellors and general counselling practice.

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