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I am a highly experienced Psychodynamic Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a warm approach. I provide a safe, regular space in which to explore your problems and reflect on your thoughts and feelings and will listen to you in a non-judgemental and open way.
My aim is to help you make sense of your feelings, gain greater self-awareness and a stronger sense of self. This may give you other perspectives so that change becomes possible...
I am highly experienced at working with issues such as:
- relationship difficulties
- anxiety or panic attacks
- feeling depressed or low
- illness or bereavement
- low self-esteem or unassertiveness
- trauma or abuse
- addiction, eating disorders or self-harm
- cultural and religious difficulties
Sometimes how you feel cannot be easily defined but you know that things feel wrong or that you are unhappy; or you may be feeling overwhelmed, confused, angry, isolated or distressed.
Sometimes it can feel daunting or difficult to make the step towards seeking help and I recognise this. If you are unsure, please feel free to call or email me.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained intensively for four and a half years for a Masters degree and Post-graduate Diploma in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling at the University of Hertfordshire.
I also have a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Leeds.
I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This means that my practice meets a high level of competence.
I use my expertise to write workshops and am currently delivering them on Transference and Countertransference for trainee and qualified therapists at the WPF Therapy institute.
I also continue to develop my expertise through professional development in areas such as dynamic interpersonal therapy, the impact of child sexual abuse on adult survivors and their relationships, working with self-harm, the developmental origins of anxiety disorders, and working with the addictive process.
At my private practice, I provide ongoing and short-term therapy for individuals to men and women of all ages and backgrounds.
Previously, I have provided psychotherapy to adults in a charitable Counselling service in North London and fixed-term counselling to new, vulnerable or distressed mothers at a Counselling service in Hertfordshire.
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
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£70.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Borehamwood, WD6 - £70 per session
Marylebone, W1- £100 per session
Online sessions via Zoom or FaceTime - £70 per session
Concessions are available for students or the unemployed.
When I work
Weekdays and early evenings.
Hours: Weekday appointments available - Daytime and early evenings.
We will meet for 50 minutes each week usually at the same time on the same day.
I offer open-ended and fixed-term weekly therapy. I also offer twice weekly therapy if you would like to explore at a deeper level.
The Natural Gateway Clinic, Borehamwood, is easily reached from Elstree, Radlett, Shenley, Bushey and Barnet. There is free parking on site and the clinic is directly opposite Elstree and Borehamwood station.
The consulting rooms in Marylebone, are less than 10 mins walk from Baker Street and Regent's Park underground stations.