I am an experienced Psychosynthesis psychotherapist. I am passionate about facilitating clients to transform their lives and recognise that in looking for some way to change your life you have already begun the process of transformation. My role in this is to bring my experience and training to help guide, hold and unfold this process of you discovering and living your potential.
I am an experienced, qualified counsellor, coach and accredited psychotherapist with 15 years experience. I work with a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, bereavement, depression, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, procrastination, abuse and trauma. I work with individuals and couples within a safe, supportive and, if required, challenging space for you to explore past or present issues which might be troubling you.
Many people suffer with anxiety and these fears can be painfully debilitating to their lives. Fears, when faced, can quite miraculously disappear, yet others, have their root in the existential and are not so much overcome as integrated and the effect diminished.
Procrastination is a double edged suffering and you are not only not doing what you want to but you are also never free of the need to do it. It can manifest in what can be dire situations. Psychotherapy allows you the space to look at what you want to do, what is stopping you and how to do it differently. I am trained as both a Psychotherapist and a coach and in my experience I have seen how these two approaches can complement each other.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at the Institute of Psychosynthesis and have a MA in Psychology applied to Psychotherapy as well as diplomas in both Counseling and Life Coaching. I am accredited by the UKCP and adhere to their ethical guidelines.
I have worked in private practice for 15 years. I have also worked extensively in the field of communication skills as a facilitator and role-play actor, working with healthcare professionals and corporations.
I volunteered at the Waltham Forest Bereavement Centre where I worked with clients experiencing bereavement as well as doing specialist in-house training.
- MA Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy
- UKCP Accreditation
- Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
- Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling
- Diploma in Psychosynthesis Life Coaching
- Bereavement Counsellor at Waltham Forest
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Individual sessions are 50 minutes and my fee works on a sliding scale of £50-£70 per session. Couples sessions are 50 minutes and my fee is £75
I am originally from London and have worked as an actor and musician and enjoy working with creatives of all kinds. Over the past 10 years I've worked with training healthcare professionals in communication skills, enabling them handle complex and challenging issues. I live in Stroud with my wife and two young children.