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About me

I am a kind, compassionate and ethical practitioner, my ultimate goal is to be a useful guide for my clients, on the therapeutic journey. 

I will offer you a safe, supportive and confidential space to discuss and work through your difficulties.  I see counselling and psychotherapy as a means to help understand your internal process and heal from past experiences; which, over time allows change and growth.  

As an Integrative Therapist I will use my knowledge of TA (transactional Analysis) theory and  other therapeutic interventions including imagery, art, psycho education and gestalt  to help you achieve your counselling goals.

I am an experienced practitioner.  I have worked in a variety of settings including NHS and Registered Charities as well as having my own small private practice. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling from The Northern Guild for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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


£45.00 per session

Additional information

In order for you to get the most out of your counselling journey, it is important to choose the right therapist for you.  I therefore offer a discounted rate of £20 for the initial assessment.

When I work

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Office 17, 1st Floor, Prospect Business Park, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW

Type of session

In person

Key details

Free parking is available