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About me

I provide therapeutic services for adults and teenagers experiencing stress, anxiety, depression and relationship difficulties and trauma. I offer a safe, supportive, compassionate and non-judgemental space for you to come and bring your story and get the help you need in an empathic and non-judgemental way. Our work together will help you feel better, happier, improve your relationships, be open to new opportunities and choices, and build the life you want.

My main modality is Transactional Analysis, however I also use other modalities such as CBT and art therapy.  Sessions are available face to face, via Zoom or 'Walk and Talk'. I put my clients in the very centre of my work, taking care to build a unique, trusting and supportive relationship to them achieve their changes.

Our work together can be short-term or longer-term depending on what you feel you need.

Training, qualifications & experience

* BSc Psychology

* 4 year Advanced Clinical Training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy

* Specialist Drug and Alcohol Counsellor

* UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice

* Extensive experience working with clients with drug and alcohol dependencies

* Volunteer School Counsellor (11-18s)

* NHS volunteer counsellor (severe anxiety and depression)

* Private Practice since 2013

* Mini-Workshops Anxiety Workshops for Teens

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.

UKATA

UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA)

UKATA (formally the Institute of Transactional Analysis) is the national UK Transactional Analysis organisation representing all fields of TA theory and practice. TA can be used as an effective tool in a wide range of contexts such as: personal development, management, coaching, counselling, psychotherapy, teaching, education, parenting and more.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Additional information

£50 per session for individuals (50 mins) face to face or online via Zoom

£50 per Walk and Talk session (Rotherfield and Crowborough only)

I do have some low cost spaces available. Please let me know when you get in touch if you would like to discuss these.

When I work

Sessions available Tuesday to Saturday with morning, afternoon and evening appointments available. Closed Mondays and Thursdays.

Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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