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Dip. Int. Couns. MBACP (Accred.) BAMBA

About me

I am a counsellor with many years' experience, here to help you with issues such as stress and anxiety, depression, loss and relationship difficulties. I offer a confidential, supportive space for you to share your concerns and to feel seen, heard and understood with acceptance and warmth.

If you need some support in building your resilience, getting through a difficult time, dealing with a painful experience, looking at your relationships - I can help you find your way through to a greater sense of wellbeing, fulfilment and happiness.

I bring sensitivity and non-judgement to focus on you and your story. I offer insights and support with warmth and compassion, drawing from my training, my experience as a counsellor and my own journey through life.

I work with a variety of counselling models and techniques, exploring what works for you, on both a long-term and short-term basis. I am an experienced Mindfulness teacher with 27 years experience in mindfulness, as well as 12 years as a counsellor. 

If you are interested please reach out by phone or email to arrange an initial chat.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Accredited Counsellor
Diploma in Integrative Transpersonal Counselling - ReVision, London

Mindfulness Teacher Training with University of Bangor
Listed on UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers (BAMBA)
Hoffman Process Facilitator and Coach
Southwark Carers - Counsellor
St Catherine's Hospice - Bereavement Counsellor
BT - Employee Assistance Management Consultant

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

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

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

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy - MBCT

Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£60 per 50 minute session.

Further information

I work in Forest Row and East Grinstead.
I am a director of Mindful Consultancy Ltd.

Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18

Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, RH19

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme