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BA(Hons) DipCouns MBACP

About me

I imagine, if you are reading this, you want life to be different.  I will try to create an environment where you feel comfortable telling your story, expressing your thoughts and feelings and being heard. We are all individuals with unique reactions to our life experiences. I will work with you at a pace with which you feel comfortable and together we can explore the issues that trouble you. As you explain how you feel, I will listen without judging you, so that you can find a way forward that suits you. I also offer the opportunity to work creatively if this is something that appeals to you.

Who am I?

I am a Person-Centred Therapeutic Counsellor. I qualified as a counsellor in 2019.  Since then, I have worked with adults and young people within several agency settings.  I worked in a secondary school working with both staff and students. I now work in private practice.

How do I work?

I provide face to face, telephone, or online counselling. If you are unused to video calls, but think this may suit you, I can help you to get started. We can begin with a set number of sessions or I can offer long-term counselling.  

Where am I?

My therapy suite is on the border of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. It’s easy to reach as it’s just by junctions 24 and 23a of the M1 and close to the M42.

There is plenty of private, off-street parking and I am also on the Skylink bus route.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling CAPB Level 4 (2019)
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies CAPB Level 3 (2017)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills CAPB Level 2 (2017)
  • I am a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and follow their ethical framework.

Further training/courses:

  • Working at relational depth
  • Societal rape myths and traumatic reactions
  • Integrating artwork into your counselling practice
  • Queering the therapy space
  • Working with Bereaved people
  • Using creative resources with adults children and young people

Member organisations


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

British Association for Counselling & 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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

My fee is £40 for a 50 minute session or £45 after 5pm.

Further information

How am I working with the continuing pandemic?

If you choose to visit me in person, I will ventilate my space and ensure any equipment used and surfaces are clean.  I offer both online and telephone counselling. If you or a family member are clinically vulnerable you may consider using one of these options to help keep you safe.

How do we get started?

The relationship we create is an important part of person-centred counselling.  I therefore offer a 30-minute telephone consultation to see how we fit when we are working together.

All you need to do at this stage is email, text or call. Leave me a message and I’ll get back to you as quickly as I can.

Diseworth, Derby, DE74

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

My counselling suite is on the ground floor. There is one step.

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