I am an Integrative Psychotherapist registered with UKCP and I am also trained in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (accredited by BPC) and CBT (registered with BABCP). I have over twenty years experience of working as a psychotherapist in the private sector and in the NHS. At present I am working for a London NHS trust in Psycho-Oncology, where I mainly see people who have been affected by a diagnosis of cancer and I facilitate consultations and de-briefings for staff members.
I am a recognized provider with BUPA, AVIVA and AXAPPP.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM A PSYCHOTHERAPY SESSION?
The therapeutic process seeks to enable you to decide on how to manage your life and make the choices that can lead to greater fulfillment. As a psychotherapist I offer a facilitative relationship so that you can reach the unique answers that suit you.Together we will consider your life and how you experience it with the aim of understanding the aspects with which you are currently struggling.
The initial session will last for 50 minutes and we will explore what has brought you to counselling or psychotherapy, what you would like to achieve and agree a plan for how to proceed including session times, length, frequency and duration. Generally I recommend starting with a weekly session for six weeks at which point if you are finding the sessions helpful we continue. Sessions are confidential and I work within the UKCP's ethical frameworks, details of which are available on their website
PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES OFFERED:
- Counselling services
- Psychotherapy services
- Counsellor and psychotherapist supervision
- Cognitive behavioural therapy for depression and anxiety disorders (obsessive compulsive disorder, agoraphobia, specific phobias, social anxiety, Health anxiety, body dysmorphic disorder)
- Anger management therapy
- Bereavement counselling
- Relational psychotherapy (interpersonal issues)
- Eating disorder therapy
- Stress, anxiety and panic attack therapy
Training, qualifications & experience
I have over twenty years experience of offering counselling and psychotherapy in the private sector and the NHS.
LIST OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy@ Metanoia Institute. (ongoing)
Professional Training in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) @ Anna Freud Centre
PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy @ Royal Holloway University
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy @ Regents College.
MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling @ Regents College.
PgDip in Psychodynamic Counselling @ Goldsmiths University of London.
MSc in People, Organisations & Change @ The Manchester Metropolitan university.
BSc (Hons) in Psychology @ The Manchester Metropolitan University
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
The standard fee is £70 but I do also offer a limited number of spaces at a reduced price.
I am a recognised provider with BUPA, AVIVA and AXAPPP.
Morning and afternoon appointments on Saturdays.