About me

if you need to talk I can meet you face-to-face, by telephone, or with a video call….

Talking Matters.

I'm a UKCP registered psychotherapist, trained counsellor sticking to the principal that a problem shared is a problem halved.
Having worked for 18 years as a mental health psychotherapist within the NHS in Portsmouth I live on the Isle of Wight, running a private practice in Newport.
As a therapist I'm trained to listen to you in a way that helps you to listen and understand yourself in greater depth. I have extensive clinical practice including working with over 65s and dealing with root causes of depression, abuse, addiction, poor sense of Self, relationship issues and couple work.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in psychodynamic counselling (Portsmouth University)
  • MSc integrative psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
  • Diploma integrative psychotherapy (Metanoia Institute)
  • MSc transactional analysis (Metanoia Institute) leading to CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst)
  • Certificates in supervision (Metanoia Institute)
  • Group work (IGA, Metanoia)
  • Training as a psychotherapy trainer (Metanoia)
  • Jungian dream analysis (SAP)
  • Doctoral research into dementia
  • Registered mental nurse
  • Registered general nurse

I have been employed by the NHS as a psychotherapist for 16 years and have extensive clinical experience

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Although I work with all ages, I also have extensive  clinical experience working with people over the age of 65 years.

Fees

£48.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Individuals - £48 for 50 minute session.

Couples - £55 for 50 minute session.

Supervision - Individual and Group. - feed to be negotiated. 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

I offer sessions Day time and evening sessions Monday, Thursday & Friday.

Hunnylodge
7 Bramleys
Newport
Isle Of Wight
PO30 5XL

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups

Key details

DBS check

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Grip rails to front door. Sessions held on ground floor.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I offer individual and group supervision. I also offer mentoring for anyone either practicing or in training.

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