About me

I practise REBT, a mode of CBT which I truly believe in, because I’ve seen it help both family and clients evolve into happier, more content, more resilient (but still imperfect!) people. I form a close and supportive bond with the clients I work with and love seeing the progress they make. REBT is practical. It’s rooted in reality as it is, not as we often see it. It gets to the heart of the beliefs we hold which underpin the emotions we experience.

We will work as a team to help you identify what's not been working for you and find healthy and productive ways forward. 

I also support children and young people, having worked as a teacher across London and the South East for nearly 20 years. I apply an integrative mode of therapy and psycho-education to CYP in order to help them both manage emotional pressures and expectations, as well as teaching self-care skills so that they can navigate their own issues purposefully in the future. 

Training, qualifications & experience

A teacher for 17 years, I've always focussed on my student's wellbeing, as well as the emotional support of the families that I work alongside. This theme remains paramount in my work as a mental health professional and the reason why I chose REBT qualifications to further develop my career. 

All my training was carried out at the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies under the guidance of Principal, Avy Joseph. I have worked with clients of most adult ages, through a range of challenging personal experiences, with a non-judgemental, open-minded approach, a sense of humour and in a mode of therapy which is based on rationality in the face of strong and often unsettling emotions. 

My work with children and young people is supported by the invaluable experience I have gained working across year groups for nearly 20 years. I have supported children from a range of social and ethnic backgrounds, as well as those from differing family structures. I understand the adoption process very well as an adoptive parent myself, and have relished my role in assisting those also going through the process by liaising with agencies who oversee their journey.  

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

  • Weekly hour-long sessions cost £60. 
  • An typical* course of sessions is between 10-12 weeks. 
  • CYP sessions at 45mins cost £45

*this can differ from client to client. 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

When liaising with new clients, I try to be as flexible as possible. CYP usually require sessions out of school/college hours, so this can be arranged. More daytime sessions coming soon. 

Further information

I look forward to being able to start this journey of change with you, and get such a sense of achievement when my clients learn practical self-care skills for lifelong change. 

I can offer an initial phone conversation to arrange first session. I will then send out client information and a questionnaire requesting some background information about why you are seeking support.

39 Marmion Road
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 5FS

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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