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MA, MBACP (Accred)

About me

I am an Integrative (Existential / Psychodynamic / Cognitive) Psychotherapist and Supervisor. I have been in private practice for 28 years. I see clients for medium / longer-term work. For the moment all sessions are held via Skype / Zoom.

I have much experience of seeing clients with a range of concerns including: loss / sadness; shame; questions of identity; obsessive-compulsive patterns; emotional neglect; sexual abuse; self-esteem; addiction(s); perfectionism; anxiety; assertiveness; feelings of futility / meaninglessness; depression; difficulties with creativity and work in the arts.

I worked for 20 years as a counsellor and group facilitator for Alcohol / Addiction Services in London, writing and facilitating group therapy programmes on subjects such as: assertion; self-image; roles; defences; boundaries; relaxation; dependency / co-dependency; change; addictive behaviour; resentment; relapse prevention; anxieties; self-awareness; motivation; shame, etc.

Please note: with regard to alcohol / substance dependency, I work with clients who are currently in recovery and who wish to continue their programme of abstinence.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at Regent's College School of Psychotherapy & Counselling, London (now Regent's University) from 1990 - 1998.

MA Psychotherapy & Counselling 1995

Advanced Diploma Existential Psychotherapy 1997

UKCP Registered 1999

MBACP (Accred) 2005


I worked 22 years for addiction services in London, writing / running group therapy programmes.

I have been in private practice for 30 years.

I am in supervision with a UKCP reg therapist.

Member: Society for Existential Analysis; Professional Member Regent’s College; BACP

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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).

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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.

UKCP

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.

Addiction Professionals

Addiction Professionals (Addiction Professionals)

Addiction Professionals is a voluntary registration body and network for the addictions sector. We have a growing and diverse membership of practitioners working in the addictions sector, including behavioural addictions.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with


Existential Anxieties.

Guided Imagery Relaxation.

Fees

£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

I have some spaces and am able to take referrals.

Please note: I see clients in the mornings.

Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

Online

I offer clinical supervision to psychotherapists / counsellors / trainees.

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