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Struggling with addiction or feeling like a passenger in life can be a lonely place. If you would like make sense of it all and want things to change I could be the therapist for you.
My approach is non judgmental and focused on building an alliance between us that is based on authenticity, curiosity and respect. Over more than ten years I have helped clients with a wide range of issues, including addictive behaviour, relationships, anxiety disorders, depression and trauma.
I understand that we all have a unique story and set of experiences, and I strive to create a safe and supportive environment where you can explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours without fear of judgement.
All of my appointments are in line with the ethical and professional standards set out by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). You can trust that I will always act in your best interest, respect your autonomy, and that I will maintain the confidentiality of our work together.
I offer face-to-face appointments for those in Brighton & Hove, Wandsworth and Central London. I also provide online sessions which offer a convenient and effective way to access therapy from your own environment.
To get started, I invite you to contact me to arrange a free 20-minute phone appointment where we can discuss your goals for therapy and you can ask questions about what the process involves.
I have specialised training and experience in working with addiction. I understand the need to explore the underlying issues that are often st the root of addictions and the need to develop personalised strategies for managing cravings and avoiding relapse.
I also understand the complex and challenging dynamics that can arise within families and relationships when addiction is present and offer a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to family and couples therapy.
Through therapy, we can work towards developing healthy communication and coping strategies that can help you navigate the challenges of addiction in the family. My goal is to help you build stronger, healthier relationships and to support each other on the path towards recovery.
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, know that you don't have to go through it alone. Reach out today to arrange a complimentary 20-minute phone appointment and take the first step towards healing and hope.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Graduate Diploma, Addiction Psychology and Counselling, London South Bank University 2014.
I am currently enrolled on professional training run by Gabor Mate. This postgraduate level psychotherapeutic training focuses on working with trauma and integrates elements of Psychoanalysis, CBT and Somatic approaches.
As well as running my own private practice, I have worked in the public and private sector, including occupational health, residential treatment facilities and the criminal justice sector.
My other professional development has also included training in various 'new wave' CBT therapeutic approaches and I am trained in the 'Trauma Informed Care' approach.
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
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
£60.00 - £100.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
I offer a complimentary initial phone consultation
Ongoing appointments: £60 in Hove and £90 in London
Couples: £75 in Hove and £100 in London
FaceTime, Zoom or telephone £60-90
Sessions last 50 minutes
When I work
I have availability in the evening and all day Wednesday and Friday. I also have space on Saturday mornings. Please email or call to arrange (if I don’t answer please leave a message).