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About me

I am a qualified humanistic counsellor with experience in individual, students, couples and transgender clients. I have worked in different settings with a wide variety of clients, although not exhaustive this includes abuse, trauma, addictions, loss, relationship issues, low self-esteem, stress, anxiety, phobia, and depression.

I have also worked as a support worker with disabled children and teenagers.

Depending on your needs and circumstances, I can offer both short-term and long-term therapy.

If you are stressed or struggling, I will help you to express the difficult feeling you are experiencing to improve or to support your quality of life.

Counselling can give you the tools to explore these challengers and help you develop strategies to move forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dip HE Diploma in person-centred Counselling and Psychotherapy.

CPD on Porn Addiction

Certificate in Supporting Transgender Children and Youth

Certificate in Understanding Young People and Children Mental Health

Certificate in Couples Counselling.

Certificate in Female Genital Mutilation: Recognising and Preventing FGM.

Registered Member of BACP (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy).

Member of BAANT (Black, African And Asian Therapy Network).

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- I understand expatriated clients and their feelings when living in a different country.

- I can offer parents a comfortable place to express their feelings when dealing with a disabled child

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£45 for individuals (50 minutes/session)

£35 for students and concessions.

£75 for couples (90 minutes/session)

I can offer 20 minutes FREE telephone consultation.

All enquiries are welcome.

When I work

Wednesdays and Thursdays 6.30pm-9pm. Most evenings on Skype .

Further information

I am aware of how much courage it takes to work through one’s difficulties, and how every person has a unique life experience.

Drawing from acquired knowledge and experience, I will be happy to support you to understand your feelings, relationships and experiences and work through your problems.

I offer a safe and empathetic space where issues and concerns may be shared for the first time. All communication throughout the therapy remains confidential, including the fact that you are in therapy.

Third Age Centre, 11 Cranbury Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0LH

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO41

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Additional languages

French, Creole and basic Spanish

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