Counsellor/Psychotherapist/creative psychotherapis MA, ADMPUK,UKCP
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Telephone sessions and online therapy and counselling Psychotherapy available now to help you through this difficult time.
I am responding to the Pandemic and COVID-19 by offering Skype/online/telephone sessions at £50 per session
I am clinically experienced in counselling and psychotherapy with children, youth. adolescent and adults, in the following areas: depression and anxiety, NHS/community acute and enduring mental health, family, parent and child issues, depression, panic disorder, anxiety, ocd, trauma, relationship issues, domestic abuse, occupational/life stress, addiction/substance abuse recovery, autistic spectrum/developmental delay, aspergers, ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia, learning issues, persons experiencing domestic violence, refugees, forensic, eating disorder and self harm. I hold NSPCC working with children and young people and online safety certificates, safeguarding, first aid and various cpd in online working and responses to covid19 and therapy.
As a practitioner I have been part of multidisciplinary teams and I am passionate about integrating and raising awareness of dance movement psychotherapy as an intervention of value. My approach is client centred, integrative, psychodynamic, relational and systemic.
I have also worked within the following psychotherapeutic models: humanistic/existential, psychoanalytical, psychodynamic, recovery, developmental, systemic, mindfulness.
My experience in counselling , psychotherapy, dance movement psychotherapy and creative arts therapy includes work in: NHS mental health centres and hospitals both enduring and acute populations. I have pioneered and facilitated DMP work on an intensive care wards, forensic, therapy, education centres, early years centres, schools, charities and in private practice.
My MA (distinction) thesis (2014) on depression, the body and gender, gained an outstanding credit.
In 2016 I undertook independent research into the impact on a therapist body of working with children of domestic violence, which I presented at the European Association of Dance Movement Therapy in Milan 2016. I was a member of the research working group for ADMPUK in 2016.
I lecture and am lead course convener in embodied practice and creative approaches in psychotherapy on a course for therapists in the southwest.
Training, qualifications & experience
Registered member of ADMPK and registered private practitioner under UKCP
MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy – University of Roehampton, London (Distinction - Outstanding grade thesis submission on ‘Depression, the body and gender’ (Forthcoming Publication)
BA (Hons) in Philosophy from University of Reading.
Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP)
ADMP UK is the professional organisation for the profession for Dance Movement Psychotherapy in the United Kingdom.
They aim to support the development of DMP in the UK and internationally; foster communication among Dance Movement Psychotherapists (DMPs); and promote the use of DMP throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I Will work across South West of UK, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset
I have no limits with working online and virtually with clients fromqoutside of UK.
£50.00 per session
Concessions offered for
£ 50 Telephone only
£ 50 Face to Face and Telephone combined
£ 50 Face to Face only
£ 50 Skype Video Calls
£ 90 Couples
...all the above rates are for 50 minute sessions.
Fees are negotiable for those in need, so please do not hesitate to ask if the above rates are over budget for you at present.
When I work
Offering Skype/online/telephone sessions ,also offering face to face sessions £50. Not Available in August 2021. Taking on New Clients in September 2021
If you have any questions or would like to book a session, then please give me a call on 07920 764404 or click here to send me an email.