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About me

Due to COVID -19, I am now working primarily online via Zoom or Cisco WebEx until further notice. I am an experienced and qualified BACP Accredited Person-Centered Counsellor since 2016, working privately in North London and with organisations.

My approached is Person-Centred Therapy and I offer online sessions. I have worked with individuals presenting with issues such as depression, isolation, stress, anxiety, bereavement, divorce, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, sexuality, drug and alcohol. Post-traumatic stress disorder and childhood trauma, etc. I provide a safe, non-judgement, unconditional space for my client to explore their thoughts and feelings.

I am passionate about supporting people through trying and difficult times or those who simply want a better understanding of themselves. My sessions are client driven and we discuss issues in an accepting and conducive space.

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation Degree Arts in Counselling with Middlesex University in Person-Centred Counselling

Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. (MBACP)

I have worked for Community Counselling in East London, providing counselling services for adults.

I have worked with the Female Population in a Correctional facility as a Female Service Counsellor.

I have worked within a school environment since 2018 as a Career Counsellor.

Member organisations

BACP

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

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

40 for students and counsellors in training.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

In my first session, I offer an initial, 30-minute online session free of charge at your convenience. This will establish a relationship to see if we can work effectively together. In this session, we will agree on what time would be suitable for our weekly sessions online.

In our first session, we will discuss what brings you to therapy and what you would like to focus on. We will discuss your expectations, length of treatment and time. I request your next of kin and GP information.

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom