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About me

I am a friendly and compassionate counsellor who offers support online and in a safe, warm and welcoming setting in Royston town centre. I offer counselling to anyone over the age of 18. I am a fully insured and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

We all struggle and feel low at times. Sometimes we know exactly what the problem is, other times it's not clear. I will work with you to get to the bottom of what is bothering you and help you to find a way to move forward with your life. As a humanistic integrative counsellor, I have studied and practised a range of therapeutic approaches and would draw on the techniques that best fit with you. Every person is unique and has had different experiences. My way of working can respond to that.

Counselling can sometimes be challenging and hard work - and enlightening and life changing - but it's always a responsible choice and a step towards putting yourself first. I am committed to working towards the best possible outcome for you, I am honest and non-judgemental and our work will always be confidential.

Please get in touch to book a session or for an informal chat about how we could work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an established private practice in Royston, Herts and have previously worked as a counsellor at West Essex Alcohol & Drugs Service and at Women and Health, a women's charity in Camden, delivering the NHS England IAPT service.

I have an Advanced Diploma (Professional training) in Humanistic Integrative Counselling from CPPD Counselling School in London and have recently completed courses in:

  • Group facilitation
  • working with dissociative identity disorder in clinical practice
  • trauma and the theraputic relationship
  • trauma and the body.

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes and take place weekly.

I charge £50.00 per session. I offer a limited number of reduced fee sessions for students and clients on lower incomes.

Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

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