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About me

I am a professionally qualified and accredited Psychotherapeutic counsellor and also a fully qualified hypnotherapist. I'm an integrative practitioner working predominantly in person-centred. This means that I am able to provide a treatment plan that best suits you. I use techniques such as mindfulness, CBT, psychodynamic and psychoanalysis, humanistic and gestalt.

Training, qualifications & experience

I retrained and studied for my qualifications during my 12 years' service in the British Army. As a mum of two I no run a private practice and music is my therapy.

I've gained a wealth of knowledge and experience through working for charities such as Anxiety Alliance, where I worked with a broad range of presenting issues. If you are suffering from anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss I can help you.

I have also gained valuable experience working with Rape Crisis. Here I worked with issues such as abuse, childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence, sexual assault, trauma and PTSD. If you have been affected by any of these issues get in touch, I can help you.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society


Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Vitality

Additional information

Initial Consultation and Treatment Plan £60 (60 mins)

Subsequent Sessions £60 (50mins)

Block of 6 sessions (£340)

39 Charles Street, Cardiff, CF10 2GB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults