It is most likely, you are currently experiencing something, which has brought you to seek support. No matter what is troubling you, psychotherapy can be a place to meet your own (often hidden) resources.
Working together through the process of therapy is useful in receiving mirroring, reflective questions to open one’s awareness to alternative perspectives, as well as a contained space to explore your internal landscape of thoughts, feelings and intuition. Within a safe, non-judgemental environment, you may feel more able to meet any unease you are experiencing, as a means to foster change you wish to see.
I aim to meet and see you, as and where you are, in a relationship based on equality, unconditional positive regard, compassion and empowerment. I invite inquiry into body-based experiences, to foster presence, inner guidance, emotional regulation, trauma resolution, interpersonal skills, embodiment, empathy and greater clarity in mind perception.
While most often people participate in their sessions through verbal dialogue, the possibility of working with breath, visualisation, meditation, dreams, movement, sound, drawing, and/or sand are useful tools to explore, express and integrate the unconscious.
Psychotherapy is often a long-term commitment of several years, however sometimes the work feels complete over a few months. Some people choose to focus on a specific matter over the course of a few weeks. The length of our work is determined at the beginning of therapy, upon having gone through an assessment to glean what our work together will entail and to decide whether we are suitable working together.
Please don’t hesitate to make contact with me via email, and we can arrange a brief phone consultation to answer any further questions you may have about the therapeutic process.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a diploma and research MA in transpersonal integrative psychotherapy, through The Centre of Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, London.
Alongside my private practice, I work at Priory Woking, with their mental health programme. Before establishing my private practice, I worked as a bereavement counsellor for Marie Curie, a counsellor at St. Ann’s Hospital, Phoenix Unit (a service specialising in eating disorders), and as a psychotherapist for Fresh Start Low Cost Counselling and Psychotherapy Services.
My continued professional development has led me to incorporate further skills in working with trauma, dreamwork and embodied awareness practices (specifically “Authentic Movement” and “Focusing”), as a means to bridge body, mind and spirit.
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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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
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
- Embodied Awareness Practices
Concessions offered for
The original assessment takes up to an hour and costs £80.
Cost of therapy is £80 p/50 minute sessions.
Concessions are negotiable.