I am an experienced, qualified Child and Adolescent Counsellor. I have worked in schools as a counsellor for many years, having previously been a teacher and Special Educational Needs teacher. I also have expertise in helping parents whose children display challenging behaviour.
Counselling for children and young people
Counselling with me takes different forms, depending on how each person wishes to communicate, whether through words, play, art or a combination of these. Within a confidential, warm and respectful therapeutic relationship, my aim is to help each person to find a way through the difficulties that may be holding them back, so that they feel happier and more emotionally balanced.
Parenting is hard as well as fantastically rewarding. Sometimes parents and carers feel that they need support to find solutions to the challenges they face. I offer an initial parent/carer consultation which can be used to decide on the most helpful way forward for you and your family. If appropriate, I can deliver a tailored therapeutic intervention of between 6 and 12 sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Child and Young Person IAPT Therapy - Parent Training route (King's College London) - Pass with Merit
- Metanoia Institute - Conversion Diploma in Counselling Adolescents
- Place2Be Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling in Schools
- PGCE in Primary Teaching with QTS
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
£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
50 minute sessions - £45
I see clients in person on Tuesdays in Plestor House, Liss. Remote appointments can be arranged at other times.