I work as a part of the team at TRC in London and Edinburgh.
The Recovery Centre (TRC) has become the most trusted name in integrated therapeutic support. Founded in 2006, TRC began its life as an addiction-focused clinic. Over the years, our practice has expanded as new team members brought new knowledge. Working with clients we’ve developed a unique and comprehensive approach to mental well-being.
I also work in private practice.
Training, qualifications & experience
I began my professional career in mental health 23 years ago firstly as a mental health nurse and I then completed my training as a psychotherapist in 2006 having gained an MSc in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Counselling.
From there I draw on other training I have in EMDR (full 4 part training with EMDR works and attachment based short training with Mark Brayne). Further short trainings in DBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, group work, IPT
I have a specialism in eating disorders which I developed working as a therapist at the Ellern Mede Centre for Eating Disorders, The Maudsley Eating Disorder Service and The Royal Free Hospital Intensive Eating Service.
Often concurrent to that specialist area are other issues such as depression, self harm, anxiety, trauma, addictions, low self esteem, body image, abuse, school and social difficulties, family break ups and bereavement.
I have worked extensively with adolescents and young people as well as adults and families. This has brought me an awareness of how complex and deeply affecting mental health difficulties can be and therefore how important it is to have a thoughtful, nurturing and reliable approach in their care.
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
TRC offers a comprehensive assessment process after which a treatment programme will be advised along with terms and conditions.
Private clients fees vary according to location and case to case basis.