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About me

I am an integrative Psychotherapist which means my approach draws upon the theories and skills of four different models of counselling and psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Person centred, Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  

I believe that each individual’s life is unique and everyone has different ways in which they cope with life's demands, relationships and stresses from both the past, the present and also fears of the future.

Accessing counselling and sharing or talking about life's challenges can feel deeply personal and due to this, more often than not, people tend to experience some ambivalence about seeking professional support.

Withholding in mind that each individual has different ways of coping and also the possible ambivalence of seeking support. I aim to provide a safe, non judgmental and confidential space to work collaboratively in exploring your reasons for coming to therapy.

We will use talking therapy as a way of analysing your thoughts, feelings and behaviours to enable a deeper understanding and further insight into your current difficulties. With this insight, we can then develop ways in which you can move forward, into more balanced emotional experiences and where necessary life changes.

I work with the ‘here and now’ or 'historical' issues and provide short, mid or long term counselling and psychotherapy. The course of therapy suitable to each individuals presentation will be discussed and agreed in as part of an initial consultation (first meeting).

Getting started with Counselling or Psychotherapy:

All enquiries can be made through email and I aim to respond in 24hrs. 

Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications:

  • Masters in Leadership Consultancy - A Systems Psychodynamic Approach
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (4 year clinical training)
  • Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Addiction Psychology and Counselling
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Group work
  • Diploma in the Arts and Crafts of Supervision
  • Disclosure and Barring Certificate

My experience:
I have gained in-depth knowledge and experience from working within the following settings:

  • NHS (Adult)
  • Charity (Adult)
  • Private Practice (Young people and adults)
  • Pupil Referral Unit (Young People)
  • Primary Schools (Children and Families)
  • Develop and Coordinate Counselling Services - within leading substance misuse organisations (Adult)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am a qualified Leadership Consultant and offer organisational consultancy in the form of role analysis, away days, change management, coaching, supervision and reflective practice to individuals, teams and companies.  

For more information please email with an enquiry. 

Fees

From £70.00 to £120.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Health Insurance/EAP

  • AXA PPP
  • BUPA

Additional information

  • £120 - Initial Consultation (1.5hrs)
  • £80 - Weekly psychotherapy session (1hr)
  • £70 - Twice weekly psychotherapy sessions (1hr each session)
  • £120 - Couples counselling (1hr weekly or fortnightly)

Invoices are sent on the last Friday of the month.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Appointments are available from 9am - 5pm on Mondays and Friday's and 5pm - 8pm on Wednesday's.

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Qualification: Diploma in Clinical Supervision.

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