Welcome to my counselling profile
Is life at this time is difficult for you, or you simply want something in life to change or to be different
You may need some help to work this through with someone completely separate from your everyday life. How do you imagine it would be for you to have someone really listen and not judge you?
I am a quaified counsellor and clinical supervisor with many years experience as an NHS professional and in private practice.
I don’t offer solutions and rarely offer advice or information. I do provide a safe accepting space for exploring your life and the issues that concern you, trusting in your ability to seek your own solutions and choices in life.
I’ll do my best to understand what it is like for you indoor world and will often tell you what I am sensing or feeling about your world in the hope it helps you make sense. I will never fully get what it is like to be you, only you can do that, although sometimes I will get very near to understanding and accepting who and how you are.
My guess is that many people visiting these pages, considering whether to contact me as a therapist, may feel like they have little choice, in their life at this time. Perhaps a very simple definition of counselling is the "exposure and exploration of choice". I have a real faith in your ability to move forward in life as you choose it.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a builder and counsellor, a unique mix which offers a straightforward, practical approach to situations, combined with a warm, approachable and human quality.
Practicing since 2008 as an IAPT counsellor within the NHS and private practitioner.
Counselling Qualifications and Experience.
|Qualifications & Experience Certificate in Rogerian Counselling||Warwick University 2005|
|Diploma in person centred counselling/psychotherapy.||Warwick University 2008|
|Advanced diploma in Person Centred Supervision Of Counsellors and psychotherapists.||Warwick University 2011|
|Mediation Practitioners certificate (Accredited by the open college network and the Law society)||UK Mediation 2008|
|Coventry IAPT supervisor and counsellor||2009 – present day.|
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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Sessions are 50 Minutes - Fee £45
Sessions are offered in my purpose built garden room, which I hope offers part of the therapeutic experience.
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Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I work weekdays between 8.30 and 5.30pm. Appointments are usually available at short notice. Skype sessions available.
Types of client
Supervision & training
I am a person centred supervisor and work mainly but not exclusively with person centred therapists, having worked with therapists from other modalities in the past.