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Analytic Psychotherapist. BACP/ UKCP registered Kent Uni.

About me

I trained as an Analytic psychotherapist under the supervision of Dr Ruth Hirons at Kent University.

I specialise in eating disorders for adolescents and adults, having worked for the NHS over the last 10 years. I believe the training of an Analytic psychotherapist never ends and I continue to combine my practice with further training. I am member of the European Federation of Psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.

I take a personal approach. We all have mental health issues and I focus on you, your needs and your issues. I take a non-judgemental approach to work with you to understand yourself better, become more self-aware and become better equipped to deal with the stresses and strains of modern life.

It's a collaborative approach that gives you the tools and strength to take control of your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP and BACP registered analytical psychotherapist
  • Mentalization Based Therapy training
  • Currently practising NHS psychotherapist

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders


From £40.00 to £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapist's standard rates, we strongly advise you to contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

£50 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

My professional rate is £50 per hour. However, for those on a limited income, I will provide therapy at a lower rate.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

6 pm to 9 pm. Monday to Friday

Further information

What are Eating Disorders? 

Eating disorders are conditions characterised by severe disturbances in eating behaviour that may involve insufficient or excessive intake of food to the detriment of the person's physical and mental health.

People with eating disorders place their value and self-worth exclusively on their shape, size and weight to the point where this becomes their only concern.

even though the media are often blamed for causing eating disorders, the real issues are much more complex than that, and psychotherapeutic work is needed for the person to be liberated from the disorder.

176 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8ST

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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