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.
If you do get in touch, please be mindful to either save my email into your contacts, or keep an eye on your junk mail folder for my reply. I tend to get back to enquiries within 24-48 hours. Thanks
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, where I will shortly begin lecturing. 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.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
National Counselling Society (NCS)
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
- Weekly hour-long sessions cost £60.
- A typical* course of sessions is between 10-14 weeks.
*this can differ from client to client.
When I work
When liaising with new clients, I try to be as flexible as possible.
More daytime sessions from August.
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.