I am an experienced and fully registered child and adolescent psychotherapist based in Stratford Upon Avon, Alcester and Cheltenham. I work with all aspects of child and family mental health. I have recently completed a Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which I offer under supervision to clients of all ages
Parent work-anxiety reduction, understanding behaviour as communication
Pre school 0-4-sleeping, feeding and separation difficulties
Primary school 4-11-concentration difficulties, teacher/parent concerns, behaviour difficulties
Secondary school-adulthood 11-25-exam stress, conduct problems, anxiety, depression
I will respond to every enquiry in a timely manner and always go the extra mile to ensure that you and your family's requirements are taken seriously and that you find the help you need.
I am aware that these are particularly challenging times we are living in and I will happily work online with parents who are worried about their children and family during the coronavirus epidemic.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified social worker and ACP registered child and adolescent psychotherapist with over twenty eight year's experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and families in multiple settings.
Association of Child Psychotherapists
The ACP is the registering body for NHS trained Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists. ACP members undergo a minimum 6 year training; two years at Masters level then 4 years full-time clinical in the NHS qualifying in a Doctorate Level course. Full members are able to work with neonates, mothers & babies, parents & toddlers, primary school age children & adolescents. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Bespoke training in child and family mental health.
- School based interventions and training.
- Individually tailored packages of training, supervision and support for organisations on all matters related to health, well being and resilience.
I can offer times most daytimes, evenings and occasional weekends dependent upon availability. I always aim to be flexible
I work on a short, medium and longer term basis according to need. I can offer one off parent consultations to address specific behaviour including school refusal, exam stress, conduct difficulties, aggression, non-compliance, depression, anxiety and self harm amongst others as well as longer term support, assessment and treatment.