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Registered Member MBACP, Registered Mental Health Nurse

About me

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 gaining an MSc in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Using these foundations I draw on further training I have undertaken in EMDR (full 4 part training with EMDR works and attachment based short training with Mark Brayne, Annabel McGoldrick & Pam Virdi). 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 Specialist Nurse 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 trauma, 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.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Additional information

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.

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Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1

Type of session

In person