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About me

I offer one-to-one counselling, psychotherapy and coaching to help you deal with personal issues, whatever they are and however they’re affecting you. We all have difficult times in our lives and I offer you a safe and confidential environment in which you can share and explore your concerns without being judged. My aim is to help you understand why you’re feeling the way you do and what you can do to feel better. We will also look at ways in which you might change how you behave and how you can respond to people and events so that you can live a fuller and happier life.

My main approach to counselling is integrative, built on a person-centred foundation and supplemented by the more cognitive approaches of NLP and CBT. This enables me to work effectively with traumatised clients on a short-term basis as well as doing longer term work to deal with more deeply ingrained issues from earlier in life. The breadth of my training enables me to build an approach for each client tailored according to their individual needs and to prioritise work on the issues most important to them at the time.

I also offer coaching to help you identify and focus on your goals and objectives in life and how you can achieve them. If you have specific goals in mind, we’ll look directly at how best to achieve them.  If you’re looking for a new direction in life, we’ll work together first to help you set long, and shorter-term goals that reflect your deep values and provide a clear focus for your efforts.

I hold a PG certificate in supervision and offer supervision to qualified practitioners  and trainees to suit your needs. I usually have places available at  for new supervisees

Contact me for further information.

Training, qualifications & experience

I'm trained and qualified as an Integrative Psycho-therapeutic Counsellor. I'm registered with as such with the UKCP and I'm a registered member of the BACP. I'm also a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society.
As well as running my own private practice, I've previously worked voluntarily for five years with a local charity which focuses on working with male and female survivors of sexual and domestic abuse. I've also worked in a local prison for several years, providing counselling support to prisoners with a range of needs, often involving complex issues from childhood and multiple addictive behaviours.

I have the following qualifications:

  • PG Certificate in Supervision (2017)
  • BSc in Integrative Counselling (2013)
  • UKCP Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (2013)
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling (2012)
  • NLP Practitioner Certificate  (2007)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills  (2006)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology  (2004)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (1996)
  • BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology (1982)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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.


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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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


Additional information

For Counselling and Psychotherapy
Initial assessment meeting               £50 
(One to one and a half hours)   

Subsequent regular weekly sessions from £45
(50 minutes)

I have a limited number of sessions available at reduced rates for those whose only income is from state benefits.
I can also offer some reduced rate places to current counselling students.

For Coaching and Consultancy
Fees, charges and meeting arrangements are agreed during the assessment meeting.

For Supervision
I offer supervision to Diploma qualified counsellors and trainees at intervals to suit your needs. One hour sessions are £50 and 90 minute sessions £65. Contact me for further information.

When I work

Weekday and some evening appointments available in Wymondham

Further information

Counselling, psychotherapy and supervision usually take place at my home in Wymondham. Coaching and consultancy are more flexible and I will make arrangements as necessary to suit your individual circumstances.

Supervision is normally available at my home in Wymondham.

I prefer to work face to face but can also offer help by 'phone, e-mail or Zoom where appropriate after an initial appointment. During the current Covid 19 restrictions, all sessions will be carried out using Zoom.

Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Currently working remotely using Zoom video meetings for all clients. Please contact me by email or phone to discuss any particular requirements you may have. I aim to make it easy for us to work together.


In person

I'm an UKCP Accredited Psycotherapeutic Counsellor and I offer supervision to both qualified therapists and counselling trainees.

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