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About me

Hi and welcome to my profile.

I am an Integrative Counsellor which means I am trained in psychodynamics, CBT and Humanistic (person centred) therapy.  I use a combined approach to help my clients deal with their issues as I believe that no single approach can treat each client in the situations they are experiencing as everyone is all unique and one approach may not be beneficial.

Are you tired of the negative chatter in your mind? Your negative self talk? Lack of motivation? Living in your past trauma? Feelings of regret, disappointment from a relationship breakdown? Have anxiety or suffering with depression?  All these and more can have an impact on your every day life and confiding in family and friends doesn't always feel right or helpful. When this happens it can be beneficial to talk about your problems to a neutral person who you know will not make any judgements. Exploring these problems in a confidential, warm space with me can help you to face challenges, make changes and move forward in a way that is best for you.

I am very passionate about helping you overcome your issues and care for your psychological and emotional well-being. With my support you will be able to understand yourself and your struggles with more clarity, recognise what is holding you back and make positive change happen. I also have experience of working with difference and diversity and sensitive to the cultural and ethnic origins of others and to their religious beliefs and sexual orientation.

I have worked for Women's Aid counselling clients who have experienced domestic abuse and also see male clients who are victims of domestic abuse through Mendas.  I have experience working with clients with various difficulties; domestic abuse, bereavement, depression, anxiety, guilt, PTSD and family issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA Hons in Integrative Counselling
  • Diploma in Counselling Skills
  • Mindfulness Diploma
  • Certificate in Play Therapy
  • Creative Approaches to Working With Blocked Anger
  • Domestic Abuse Champion Training
  • Child Protection Training
  • Adult Safeguarding Training
  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self-Harm
  • Treating Trauma
  • Level 5 Diploma in Coaching
  • Online & Telephone Counselling CPD Training

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

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  • I offer a free, non-obligation initial 30 mins phone consultation
  • £50 per counselling session

When I work

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Evening
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I currently have no evening sessions available for new clients.

Further information

What to expect in your first session

All my sessions are for 50 minutes in a room with just the two of us either face to face, online or telephone.

I will ask you certain questions about yourself and your life which is all part of building a theraupetic relationship.

Regency House Business Centre, Station Road, Harold Wood, Essex, RM3 0BP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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