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I am fully qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor working with individuals and couples. I have extensive experience working in health/community settings and private practice.
I offer a respectful, confidential space to explore what is troubling you, help you make sense of your experiences, move on from difficult past events, change unhelpful patterns and live a fulfilling life, whatever that means to you. I bring warmth, sensitivity, humour and a genuine interest in people’s stories. Approaches I draw from in my work include, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Transactional Analysis and Existential Psychotherapy. Coming from an integrative approach means that I can draw from a range of therapeutic approaches. This enables me to engage with you in a way that will be most effective and will best suit your individual needs.
I have worked with a wide range of concerns including generalised anxiety disorder, depression, addiction, eating disorder, feeling sad, relationship issues, panic, postnatal depression.
My private practice is based in Sydenham, walking distance from Sydenham, Lower Sydenham and Penge East train station.
I abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy and undertake regular supervision as an integral part of my practice.
Training, qualifications & experience
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma in Transactional Analysis(TA)
BSc (Hons) Social Sciences: Cultural Studies
Further Experience and Training
Mentalization-Based Treatment(MBT), Anna Freud, National Centre for Children and Families
A Couple State of Mind: Insights into Couple Relating and Therapeutic Work with Couples, Confer, London
When we talk about Love-Autumn Conference, Tavistock Relationships, London
The connecting thread across the life cycle: Understanding Attachment, WPF Therapy, London
The Aftermath of Suicide: Working with Survivor Grief, Psychotherapy UK, London
Emotionally Focused Therapy, Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London
Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Psychotherapy UK, London
Mindfulness-Based Therapies, Psychotherapy UK, London
Introduction to Working with Couples, Juliet Grayson, College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
Myers Briggs Personality Typing, Psychotherapy UK, London
Against and For CBT: Constructive dialog, Roehampton University, London
Drugs and Addiction- Harm reduction, Faculty of Social Work, Ljubljana University, Slovenia
MBACP, I am register member of British Association for Counselling and 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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£80.00 - £110.00
Concessions offered for
£80 per session for Individual therapy daytime from 8am to 3pm/ £90 for sessions after 4pm.
£100 for Couples before 4pm and £110 after 4pm.
As well as the session time fees include include preparation and materials, Professional Supervision, Professional Development costs, Insurance and indemnity cover, numerous ongoing subscriptions to keep me most up-to-date with developments in my field as well as general and administrative expenditure.
Individual circumstances will be taken into account and concessionary rates may also be available for people in financial difficulties.
I work primarily in English but sessions in Slovenian, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language are also available.