I am a BACP Accredited counsellor/psychotherapist and supervisor working with young people, adults and couples.
I am based within easy travelling distance of Harrow, Hillingdon, Barnet and Brent. My professional training is in Psychodynamic Counselling and as a current accredited member of The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) I abide by their Code of Ethics and Practice. BACP is the main professional body which regulates the counselling profession.
If you are looking for counselling because of generalised anxiety disorder, depression, panic disorder or an unspecified crisis, or perhaps you have found yourself repeatedly in similar situations; counselling can help you to explore with the aim of understanding how the crisis came about, perhaps enabling you to be more equipped to deal with any similar crisis in the future.
If you are anxious and confused and unable to understand why. Maybe you have low self esteem and are frightened and concerned about other peoples feelings towards you and/or your feeling or reactions towards others. Perhaps you are depressed and feel as if you are in a black hole or in a glass bubble and the rest of the world is going about its business without you. These are a few of the reasons why people embark on psychodynamic counselling - there are many more, too numerous to recount in this limited space. If you feel that you experience similar painful emotions or others not mentioned here don't hesitate to contact me and we can together explore how talking and sharing will help for you. "Its good to talk".
I work with relationship issues whether working one to one or with the couple. Affairs and betrayals can affect us all, maybe those of family members during our childhood or our own or partners during our adult life.
I am a Bupa, Bupa Global, AXA/PPP, AVIVA and Nuffield Health registered provider.
In addition to being a therapist I am also a qualified supervisor.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have completed an intensive four years of professional training at The Manor House Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling where I graduated with the Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and Therapy in the Community and Parent Infant Observation. I am an accredited member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists.
I have had many years of experience working with adults in the private sector, and more recently in the NHS, who have suffered physical, emotional as well as sexual abuse. I work with people suffering from depression, stress, anxiety, bereavement, difficulties with family and personal relationships, confusion, eating disorders, and those who are experiencing difficulty coping with change.
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.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. 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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
sight issues and blindness
Generalised Anxiety disorder,
Psychodynamic Supervision of counsellors and psychotherapists.
Concessions offered for
At the moment I am working from home and no face to face sessions are available, but I can offer you either telephone, facetime, skype or Zoom sessions. These sessions are charged as below minus £5.00.
The initial consultation is £55.00. (Assessment; lasting one hour.)
Weekend appointments are available for an additional £25.00.
The counselling session (50 minutes per session) is £55.00.
Weekend appointments are available for an addition £25.00.
The initial consultation is £70.00 (Lasting one hour).
Weekend appointments are available for an additional £25.00.
The counselling session (50 minutes per session) is £70.00.
Weekend appointments are available for and additional £25.00.
Weekly/fortnightly 50 minutes session £55.00.
Monthly 1 hour 20minutes £70.00.
Weekly or monthly group supervision can be arranged and cost shared:
Weekend appointments are available for an additional £25.00
Fees reviewed annually.
I am able to see a few clients for a nominal fee in cases of financial hardship over short periods. Please mention this in your initial contact if you feel this may apply to you, so that we can agree on a suitable fee.
Monday until Thursday. Psychotherapy/counselling and supervision.
I am working remotely due to Covid-19.
No issue is too small or unimportant.
If you feel that nobody else really understands you and you feel trapped in a glass bubble with the rest of the world passing you by and not really understanding or connecting with you, please give me a ring.