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About me

As a qualified person-centred counsellor, I offer a confidential space for you, your child or young person to stop and take time out for yourself to explore thoughts and feelings. I am willing to explore the effects of traumatic events from the past and present with no judgement. If you have been bereaved and your grief feels too much to bear, I can help you carry your loss in a way that feels more comfortable.

I am guided by the BACP Ethical Framework and attend regular supervision.

Alongside my private practice, I work voluntarily with Penhaligons Friends providing one to one support to bereaved children and young people in schools and colleges. 

I am a mum of two adolescents, one with additional needs. I enjoy beach walks with my dog and regularly practice yoga

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
  • ASIST suicide prevention training
  • DASV level 3 training (Domestic And Sexual Violence)
  • Penhaligons Friends level 2 training (Childhood bereavement)
  • Currently studying Post Qualifying Diploma Counselling Children and Young People 8-18yrs 

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£40 per hour 

Payment required in advance

Blue Lotus Therapy Centre, 2 Scorrier House Workshops, Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 5AU

Type of session

In person