I am a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (CBT) with the British Association for Cognitive & Behavioural Therapies (BABCP). Similarly I am a fully accredited EMDR Europe practitioner with the EMDR Association UK & Ireland & EMDR Europe. I have many years experience in working for the NHS across nine different NHS trusts spanning the breadth of the north of England.
I hold a special interest and have lots of experience working with complex trauma, survivors of childhood & adult sexual abuse & sexual violence, dissociation and single event traumas also. Additionally I have worked with a wide range of anxiety, mood & personality disorders e.g. OCD, Panic Attacks/Disorder, Social Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain/Fatigue, Specific Phobias, Body Dysmorphia, Clinical Perfectionism, Anger, Low Self Esteem, Self Injurious Behaviours, Dissociative Episodes, issues associated with emotional, physical & sexual abuse and other Psychological problems not listed. I offer a realistic, experienced and honest service and i work hard alongside my clients to get the results they choose to aim for.
Training, qualifications & experience
BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist
EMDR Europe Accredited EMDR Practitioner.
Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)
MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Pending).
Post Graduate Diploma (MSc Level 7) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
BSc Honours (First Class) Counselling & Psychology.
ABC Levels 2 & 3 in Counselling Knowledge, Attitudes, Skills and Practice.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Complex Trauma/Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Available on specific request.
I offer evening, weekend and daytime appointment slots at differing locations.
Home Visits and Special Concessions Available on Request.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 22:00 Saturday - Sunday 09:00 - 18:00 Special Concessions Available on Request.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|