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About me

Hello and welcome,  I hope you find my profile and information helpful in your counselling journey. 

I'm a qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the BACP, currently working with adults, young people and children, who experience many different issues including, depression, anxiety, stress and relationship issues.
I have a strong grounding in attachment issues and working with Neurodiversity, experiencing conditions, including ADHD and Autism.
We seek counselling for many different reasons, you may feel disconnected to the world around you, but are unsure why, or you may already know what you want/need to explore and have clear goals and expectations to work through. 

Sometimes we feel a need to change our perspective of life or explore difficulties happening now or from the past.

Takng the first step in your counselling journey may feel wobbly, but working together in a non-judgemental space where you will be fully accepted for who you are, I can help you to unravel your thoughts with what you choose to bring, helping you to gain a better sense of yourself and your world. 

As your counsellor, I can offer open-ended therapy, meaning you can choose yourself how long you want your counselling journey to be. Please feel free to contact me for a free 30 minute consultation

I work online in a completely confidential space, as well as offering phone or Walk and Talk counselling or home visits and list below some questions you might consider asking yourself before embarking on your journey.  I look forward to hearing from you. 

Questions you might like to consider before embarking on your counselling journey (this is not an extensive list, there may be many other questions that would be relevant):

  • What are my expectations of therapy?
  • Convenience of getting to and from the sessions.
  • Do I feel comfortable in the space that is being offered?
  • Do I feel comfortable with the counsellor?

Training, qualifications & experience

Through my career of over 20 years working with children and young people, this led me wanting more understanding about the issues we face in society and how they affect us.  Qualifying as an Integrative counsellor has enabled me to make connections from this previous career to benefit my role as a counsellor, working with all ages, and continuing to do so. 

I believe that my own counselling journey continues to grow and develop with learning new skills and completing training opportunities in:

  • Suicide prevention and awareness
  • Creativity as a healing tool
  • Safeguarding and prevent duty
  • Self-harm
  • Walk and Talk therapy
  • Online working

Member organisations

BACP

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£40.00 per session (50 minutes)

Free 20 minute informal consultation.

When I work

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Further information

I hold a certificate of proficiency (MBACP) The British association of counselling and psycotherapy, working under their codes of ethics.

I also hold a current advanced DBS and am fully insured.

Lancing, West Sussex, BN15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom