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About me

I am a qualified counsellor.

I offer individual and couple/family long and short-term counselling in Kent area and online.

y approach is integrative, a multi-model approach, combining various schools of thought and therapy practice.

I believe that every person’s specific needs can be met in a warm, supportive, non-judgemental environment. Having someone to listen and guide you to different perspectives of seeing things opens doors towards your inner world where all the roots of pain or confusion can be found but where resources for change and personal growing lie also.

I am happy to meet you whether you are looking for a way to know yourself better or improve your connection with others or if you are going through difficult times and can’t find a way to deal with.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been trained as an Integrative and  Systemic Family and Couple therapist

EMDR is also part of my therapeutic training

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

Areas of counselling I deal with


Additional information

£50 for individual sessions

£60-70 for couples or family sessions

When I work

Monday to Friday 9 to 5pm

Whitstable, Kent, CT5

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages