You may be troubled by past events or fearful of the future. It may that you are seeking to understand where you are today or feel adrift. Anxiety, depression, trauma, phobia’s, addictions, families, employment and bereavements affect us all in different ways.
As an experienced integrative counsellor, I offer a safe, empathic space, for us to build a therapeutic relationship, where you feel able to explore the fears and challenges that are troubling you, in a way that respects your understanding of life.
I believe that we all have the capacity to move beyond the holds of past experiences and to address our fears for the future, leading to a more satisfied and confident life.
Coming to counselling may provoke fear as we contemplate sharing difficulties, as a registered accredited Counsellor I am bound by the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. This ensures that you are my primary concern when we are working together, I will maintain professional standards, show you respect and build a working relationship with you. At all times, I will maintain integrity and be accountable for the work we undertake.
My integrative training means that I have studied and evaluated many different counselling theories and can draw on this knowledge to ensure that you are fully supported and understand the work we do.
Training, qualifications & experience
PG Certificate in Clinical Supervision - University of Derby
BA (Hons) Counselling- University of Winchester
HE Diploma Counselling- University of Southampton
PG Certificate Substance Misuse and Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis)-Middlesex University
Post Graduate Studies in Psychotherapy & Mental Health, Developmental Research and the Transpersonal- Peter Symonds College
Providing Good Clinical Supervision – The Association for Psychological Therapies
Supervision Training Course – Cruse Bereavement Care
PTLLS Level 4 Teaching Award - City & Guild
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Counselling – Initial Session (30 minutes) Free
Counselling - Subsequent Sessions (50 minutes) £40.00
Supervision – Individual Session (60 minutes) £40.00
08:00 to 20:00 Monday to Friday Weekend appointments by arrangement