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About me

Are you feeling sad, depressed or anxious?

I believe that we are all deserving of an environment in life in which we do not feel judged, and we feel liberated in being and exploring who we are. Life's events and experiences impact upon us and change us in many ways, and it can be confusing and difficult to know how to navigate our way through these times when we feel stuck, misunderstood or at a loss as to how to move forward.

As a qualified therapist my aim is to navigate through the difficulties alongside you, at your own pace and with focus on what your priorities are. Working in an integrative way means that I recognise and respect each person for their individuality. No person or situation is the same, and I believe that a bespoke approach using the different models of therapy have the most successful outcome.

I am a warm, approachable and congruent person. The authenticity and trust within a therapeutic relationship is vital in counselling, I am aware that every person moves at different speeds. I offer patience and unconditional positive regard while this relationship is being built.

I am experienced in working with anxiety and depression in all of its forms - please contact me to ask any questions that you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • FdA with Distinction in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Professional Qualification in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Trauma Recovery and Dissociation - Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors
  • Sandplay as a Therapeutic Tool - ArtSpace
  • Trauma Workshop - My Sisters Place
  • Working with Domestic Abuse - My Sisters Place
  • Working Safely with Mental Health - Mind

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

My fees are as follows:

£45 per session

£35 per session for Student Counsellors

When I work

Day time hours, Evenings and Weekends

Darlington, DL3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
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