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About me

Our relationship with ourselves have never been under so much pressure as they are at the present time. The stresses and strains of working, living and loving through a pandemic can really take their toll and lead to feelings of isolation, loneliness, sadness, anxiety and depression.

For thirty years I have been working with individuals, couples and families to help overcome painful feelings and experiences helping them to make positive changes in managing their relationships.

Offering a divorce and separation recovery programme promoting personal development and growth has been a popular aspect of my work with couples and individuals.

I have an office in Norwich but also see people in Stalham. At present I’m working with Zoom, FaceTime and phone but hoping to return to face to face counselling as soon as we are able to.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Dip. Couns (AEB)
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Understanding Loss and Bereavement
  • Divorce & Separation Recovery
  • Chronic Illnesses
  • Stress in the Workplace
  • Life Coaching
  • Occupational Health

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£40-£50

When I work

I am available Monday to Saturday from 9am to 9pm.

Further information

Thirty years experience as a counsellor working in my own private practice

OPD

Supervision

Stalham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12

Rebuild, Sackville Place, 44-48 Magdalen Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1JU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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