We are living through unprecedented times and new ways of being can take their toll. We all have mental health, just like physical health and counselling can offer a space to explore and nurture a healthier mind. You will be at the very centre of our work and I aim to offer a warm, nonjudgemental, professional space to be. I have experience of working with addiction, anxiety, depression, disordered eating, and relationship challenges. With experience working with people of all ages from young people in a school setting, to vulnerable adults struggling with addiction.
I am trained integratively, which means I can offer a variety of therapeutic approaches (including Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Psychotherapeutic Therapy).
I feel passionately finding the right therapist is really important, so I offer a free consultation session for you and I to explore if we are a good fit for each other. After initial contact by email or phone we can meet and discuss what areas of of your life you are struggling with, this enables you to contact other counsellors too and chose someone who feels right for you.. If you decide to work with me we will then find a weekly slot to begin working together.
"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” ..Hamlet . Counselling can be inspiring, challenging and perspective changing.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified counsellor holding the following qualifications:
Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Recent additional training includes;
The Neuroscience of therapeutic attachment
Understanding the intergenerational transmission of Trauma and Abuse
Working with relational trauma: dealing with disorganised attachment
Make your Brain a good place to Live
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
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
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
I believe its really important to feel comfortable with your therapist, therefore I offer a free consultation where we can explore whether we are a good fit for each other. My hourly charge is then £55 an hour.
When I work
Monday - Thursday