Are you are looking for a safe and confidential space to express and explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences in a non judgemental environment? You may have unresolved issues or perhaps finding situations difficult to manage at the moment. Together we can consider how this is impacting your life, perhaps look into patterns and processes that bought you to this place, which are helpful and any that you may like to change. Counselling gives the time to reflect about what is important to you. My role is to listen and be with you during a challenging time and support you to gain a deeper understanding of yourself.
Through my years of both Private practice and working for organisations I have gained a wide experience of different issues that can impact peoples every day life. However each person and what they carry with them is as unique as they are. I work with young people, couples and individuals as well as specific issues for anybody effected by Cancer.
I am flexible in my therapeutic approach and offer long and short term counselling which enables each individual to have their needs met in a manner tailored specifically to them. If you feel you would like to discuss your needs further please contact me.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in therapeutic counselling
- Diploma in Relationship counselling
- Diploma in Mindfulness
Further training includes:
- Working with Depression
- Domestic Violence
- Bereavement and Loss
- Gender and Sexual Diversity
- Solution Focused Therapy
- Disordered Personalities
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP) I abide by the BACP code of conduct and ethics where confidentiality, working without prejudice or discrimination and putting the clients’ interests first are paramount. I have regular supervision and I my practice is fully insured.
I also work in a Woman's Centre, a youth counselling service, Grief Encounter, The Mulberry Centre and have worked for Relate.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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
Each session lasts 50 minutes
Some concessions are available for those with low incomes and counselling students.
I am available throughout the day and some evenings.
Before qualifying as a counsellor I worked as a Nursery Nurse in a Social Services setting as part of the Management team working with both children and their families.
I have a particular interest in self empowerment.