I am a qualified Person-centred counsellor and i offer a safe space in which to explore your issues in a warm non-judgemental atmosphere. I offer face to face as well as telephone counselling Skype and Zoom to individuals 10 years and over . I am also prepared to travel to see clients within a 15 mile radius in certain circumstances
I am experienced in issues such as depression, anxiety, guilt and shame, eating disorders, anger and stress, with particular expertise in rape and sexual abuse including historic sexual abuse. I also have an in-depth knowledge and training in autistic spectrum disorders and the effects on the individual and their families.
I believe we are all the best expert on ourselves and my approach is designed to help my clients to understand themselves better and to work towards being free of emotional pain and to restore a natural sense peace and happiness.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dip in Therapeutic Counselling. (Person centred)
Training in Byron Katie,s' The Work' CBT related self help therapy
Intensive training in Rape and sexual abuse with RASA (rape and sexual abuse centre) 2 years with clients.
Certification in The Son-Rise Programme. Intensive treatment programme for autism spectrum disorders including Asperger,s syndrome and Pervasive developmental disorders.
NHS/Talk Liverpool experience 1:1 counselling.
Registered Member BACP no 155710.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Individual face to face £45
Telephone counselling £45
Zoom or Skype counselling £45
We don,t have to go through life suffering and in pain, no matter what we have been through. Through exploration without criticism or judgment we can regain a sense of comfort and peace and let go of our attachment to the past. we don,t have to become our story.