I am a humanistic, integrative counsellor/therapist. I use a range of models to best suit my clients. I work with people from all walks of life from young people to older people and those with learning difficulty. I provide a safe, caring therapeutic environment to help people to work through times of depression and anxiety, PTSD, worry, trauma.
I provide a Covid safe environment and provide support face to face, online via video link and over the telephone.
Training, qualifications & experience
I began my career working with children and young people, managing residential children's homes and supporting young people therapeutically. I then trained as an independent advocate, and this is the other part of my business, supporting people with mental health issues, learning disability and those who require social care support and may be deprived of their liberty. I then trained and gained my qualification as a counsellor, becoming accredited by the National Counselling Society. I started my private practice offering a Therapy and Advocacy service because the more people I worked with, the more frustrated I got with professional services saying 'we have done everything we can do'. I believe there is always something to try, there is always hope and always a way forward, the work is in finding it.
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.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
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
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Concessions offered for
My fees are £50 per hour face to face session. Limited concessions available for low incomes, students.
Online counselling £45 per hour session.
I work weekdays and evenings, face to face, online and telephone. Home visits only in special circumstances.
I have a beautiful, relaxing consulting room at Seale Hayne, a lovely building set in the countryside just outside Newton Abbot.