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(nee Marjoram) UKCP Accr. Integrative Psychotherapist

About me

Services provided:

- Individual Psychotherapy (Psychodynamic /Integrative)

- Couples / Relationship therapy

- Clinical Supervision

About the therapist:

I hold an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy from the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI) and am an accredited Integrative Psychotherapist with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

As of August 2018 I completed my Clinical Supervision training at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute and hold a Diploma in Clinical Supervision. I supervise both trainees and qualified psychotherapists.

I hold a BA Hons degree in Social Sciences: Psychology from Nottingham Trent University and hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Nottingham: School of Nursing. I have also worked as a Registered Mental Health Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) at HM Prison Nottingham and within various NHS healthcare settings.

I have experience of providing counselling and psychotherapy to male, female and Trans clients (aged 18 and over) around the following issues:

  • Abuse (sexual, physical, emotional, neglect)
  • Addictive behaviours
  • Anger
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Childhood difficulties
  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • Couples Psychotherapy
  • Depression
  • Domestic abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Envy
  • Gender
  • Grief and loss
  • HIV
  • Identity
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT affirmative
  • Personality difficulties
  • Relational-Developmental Trauma
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Sexuality
  • Survivors of harassment and stalking
  • Stress
  • Trauma.

It is important that the therapy that you engage with feels right for you and meets your needs. If at any point during therapy you feel that this is not the case, we can discuss this openly and explore other options that might feel more suitable. The most important thing is that you feel supported, comfortable, able and wiling to engage in a therapeutic relationship that best meets your needs.
As a therapist, I have a specialist interest in the area of Stalking and working with the psychological impact it has on its victims, as well as trauma work with survivors of abuse, HIV, Relational-Developmental Trauma, male sexuality, sexual difficulties and sex addiction, and Couples Psychotherapy. My model of psychotherapy is Integrative with a Psychodynamic core.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy from the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI) and am an accredited Integrative Psychotherapist with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

As of August 2018 I completed my Clinical Supervision training at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute hold a Diploma in Clinical Supervision. I supervise groups, individuals, trainee, and qualified therapists.

I receive regular clinical supervision from an experienced psychoanalytical psychotherapist & supervisor for my Private Practice work and I have undergone my own personal psychotherapy with a UKCP qualified psychotherapist, as required by the UKCP and SPTI MSc Integrative Psychotherapy training course.

From 2009 I worked within the NHS and have vast experience of providing weekly counselling and psychotherapy sessions to a wide range of clients with a variety of emotional, relational and mental health difficulties. As well as having significant experience of working with heterosexual clients, I also have vast experience of working with male clients who identify as gay, bisexual or trans and integrate a gay-affirmative approach in to my practice.  

From 2013 I worked in a GP practice within Nottingham City providing short-term  and medium-term psychotherapy to a wide range of clients experiencing a vast array of mental health and personality difficulties.  Since 2010 I have built a successful private practice.

Since 2016 I worked for IAPT Services (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) providing intensive short-time dynamic therapy and Couples Psychotherapy to a wide variety of clients with mental health and emotional difficulties.

I also had extensive experience of working within the NHS as a forensic Community Psychiatric Nurse within a prison environment by providing mental health support and therapeutic interventions to a wide range of patients experiencing a broad range of mental health difficulties and/or diagnosed personality disorders. He also has experience of working within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services as a Mental Health Nurse.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy


Additional information

Cost of a regular therapy session and duration:

  • £55 per individual Psychotherapy session.  Psychotherapy sessions will last for 50 minutes. It is important that therapy sessions begin at the agreed time and finish on time.

  • Unfortunately no concessions are available for trainee counsellors or trainee psychotherapists at this time.

  • £60 per supervisee for Clinical Supervision sessions lasting for 60 minutes (£90 for 90 minutes)

  • £65 for couples/ relationship therapy sessions lasting 65 minutes.

       * All sessions must be paid for on the day of therapy or in advance by either cash or Bank Transfer.

Cost and duration of the initial consultation:

  • £75.  This session will last for 75 minutes, the reason for which is outlined below. This fee is to be paid on the day of the initial consultation.

It is important that you feel comfortable engaging in a therapeutic relationship that feels right for you and meets your needs. The initial consultation will last longer than an ordinary therapy session and will give both you and the therapist an opportunity to see if you can work constructively together. The session will consist of:

  • Opportunities for you to articulate some of your main worries and concerns;
  • A chance for you to explore what some of your hoped for goals for therapy are;
  • An opportunity for the therapist to understand and explore any mental health history that you may have, your personal history, childhood experiences, family history, relationship history, and any other significant experiences that you have had throughout your life.

By obtaining as much information as possible in the initial consultation session, I aim to bring together some of the threads of your past and present experiences and therefore place your current difficulties within an historical context. The subsequent sessions will be somewhat less directive and will continue to provide a safe and flexible space for you and I to work together to explore and make sense of what is troubling you and to find self and healthy catharsis for your emotions and process.

When I work

Mondays (09:30 - 18:30); Tuesday (09:25 - 18:45); Wednesday (09:25 - 17:45; Thursday (09:30 -16:00); Friday (09:00 - 16:00)

18 The Rope Walk, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5DT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


In person

I am a UKCP Accredited Clinical Supervisor.

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