I’m a Registered BACP Accredited Counsellor, working with Individuals and Couples. People that I work with often have difficulties in Relationships, Low Self-esteem, Depression, Abuse, Bereavement and Losses, particularly issues arising from childhood.
I offer a compassionate and confidential therapeutic relationship to help you overcome a wide range of problems.
I see people in pleasant, relaxing surroundings in Swindon, where you can feel safe and secure in discussing your worries and concerns.
Individuals come for counselling because they want to overcome barriers to moving forward in their lives.
Couples come for counselling when they want to improve their understanding of their relationship; how they can transform how they are both with themselves and with their partner and how together they can form a more satisfying relationship.
My aim is to help you gain (or regain) ways and means to be happy and fulfilled as you go forward in Life, managing your current and any future worries and problems that may occur.
Please contact me if you think I can help.
Training, qualifications & experience
In 1998 I began my career in Counselling, gaining a Certificate and then a Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling in 2002; then a Certificate in Time Limited Therapy, and a Certificate in Couple Counselling.
I’m a Registered BACP Accredited Counsellor/ Psychotherapist working with Individuals and Couples.
I have a current DBS check (formerly known as a CRB check) at the Enhanced level to work with Adults and Children.
I adhere to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy's "Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy".
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Many clients have Dreams and these can be very helpful in the session, providing a deep insight into issues that are troubling them and inform and assist the therapy.
£55.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Individuals: £55 per weekly session of 50 minutes. Couples: £60 per weekly session of 60 minutes; payment by cash or BACS transfer.
Some concessions available.
I'm currently working via Video (Zoom or What's App) and sessions are on Weekdays and Evenings (last appointment: 8:30pm).
I work with Individuals, Couples, EAPs and organisations.
I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy [BACP] and adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice. I have regular personal supervision with a qualified supervisor, which ensures that my counselling standards and ethics are being respected and maintained. I also attend regular on-going training and CPD to ensure that my skills and knowledge are up-to-date.