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About me

You might be reading this because you're not feeling yourself lately, or maybe you feel sad or anxious. Maybe you know why or perhaps you don't.

If you're looking for a safe place to explore what is going on, and unravel those tangled weaves, then you've come to the right place. I'm here to support you on your journey. Let's start that conversation, get in contact today.

I work as an integrative counsellor which means that I will work with you collaboratively. I believe that there isn't one approach that will fit everyone. We are all unique and I will try and tailor it to your needs and circumstances. I am passionate about providing a safe, judgement free environment where you can explore whatever is bringing you to therapy. 

In sessions with me I will look to understand what is troubling you, as well as you as a whole person. I will work to put myself in your shoes and see the world from your point of view. In initial sessions we can explore what your current issue is, and over time, when you are comfortable, look into the deeper elements. I will not tell you what to do or judge you, but be there to listen and help you find a solutions or come to acceptance to enable you to move forward.  

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Telephone and Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

I have been volunteering with Northamptonshire Mind since 2019 and have been in my own private practice since July 2021. During that time I have worked with clients with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, procrastination, confidence/self-esteem, negative thought patterns, relationships, anger, abuse and trauma. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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

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National Counselling Society

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

£40 per session of 50 mins.

Send me an email, text, call or use the function on here to book an initial telephone discussion, even if you're not sure if counselling is for you. We can talk about what you're looking for and if you're happy then we can book a second session and agree the frequency of future sessions.

When I work

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If your preferred day/time is not available, please still feel free to email or text me as I may still be able to fit you in.

Further information

I offer therapy via:

Telephone

Video (using WhatsApp, MS Teams or Doxy.me)

I also now offer in person therapy in my home therapy room. It is up a flight of stairs so if that's an issue for you, please let me know that we can discuss an alternative solution for you, such as coming to you if that's more suitable.

46 Masefield Close, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3RH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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My home therapy room is not accessible, however please contact me so we discuss alternative solutions.

Online platforms

Doxy
Microsoft Spaces
Whatsapp

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