Each child, young person, adult and family unit holds the key to their own emotional wellbeing and healing. No matter what suffering, trauma, abuse or difficulties people have experienced, I offer a safe space for them to breathe and begin to make sense of all they carry. I work with the natural environment as an equal partner in the therapeutic process.
I am an arts based Integrative Child Psychotherapist and have worked with children, young people and adults who experience distress for over 20 years. I am registered with UKCP, have professional insurance, and am DBS checked.
I specialize in working with families and adolescents where trauma, abuse, attachment difficulties and mental health is a feature including. I am flexible in the way I work being able to provide:
- individual play based and adult psychotherapy
- mother-baby psychotherapy
- Therapeutic parenting skills training
- family work
Once you make contact I will arrange and time to meet with you and together we will agreed what would be most useful for you, your child or family.
- Case Consultation
- Training around attachment, trauma and brain development
- Clinical Supervision
Training, qualifications & experience
- MA Integrative Child Psychotherapy
- Certificate in Integrative Arts in Therapy and Education
- Post Qualification Child Care Aware I and II
- MA Social Work
- Certificate Counselling Skills
- BSc Hons Physics
- Dyadic Development Psychotherapy - Level 1 & 2
- Parent-Infant Psychotherapy
- Attachment Disorders and Sensory Attachment Integration
- Child Protection - continually updated
- Trauma Recovery Model
- Mentalization Based Therapy
- Story Stem Administration
- Out door play therapy
- Multifamily treatment
anxiety, depression, anger, self-harm, bereavement, divorces and separation, parental alienation, personality disorders, attachment disorders, sexual physical and emotional abuse, trauma, neurodevelopmental differences, post natal depression, parent -child difficulties, challenging behaviour
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.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
First meeting: £30
Individual sessions: £50 per 50mins. Usually weekly/fortnightly
Couples, families: £55 per 50mins
Parent/carer -child work: £75 per 90mins
* please note I operate a sliding scale depending on income
Parenting courses also available - please contact me to discuss
Therapy, assessment, supervision and court work - available on request
I work throughout Pembrokeshire and South West Wales.