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MA UKCP MBACP (online)

About me

I am an accredited integrative psychotherapist & counsellor with over 10 years experience as a consultant in Private Practice and in the NHS,  and as a mindfulness facilitator and yoga teacher trainier. 

I offer a confidential, supportive and non-judgmental space in which you can explore and talk openly about your life in a way which might not be possible with friends or family. 

I see people for anxiety and depression related issues as well as complex, enduring mental health difficulties. My special interest lies in working with cross-cultural difficulties and relationship issues.

Most of my work is longer term, however, I also offer short-term counselling and time-limited Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT).

Therapy for individuals, couples and groups in English and German.

Practices in Wimpole Street W1G, and Wimbledon Village SW19, and ONLINE.

To read more about my work please visit my website.

How counselling or therapy can help

Many reasons can bring us to therapy whether they are current difficulties, life-time struggles, a desire to reflect, or the wish to flourish and thrive.

Having a safe space where you can think, feel and talk openly about what's troubling you, can help you improve mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Change is largely facilitated by two aspects in psychotherapy; that is, the therapeutic relationship itself, and the insight that can emerge through the collaborative effort between therapist and client.

I believe that considering how the past might be alive in the present moment can help us realise unconsciously repeated patterns of unhelpful behaviour and undermining self-believes. It can give rise to self-knowledge whilst serving as a powerful agent that facilitates change and personal development.

How to get started

You can call, text message or email me. Usually I suggest a brief phone call to discuss your requirements and arrange an initial consultation where we can consider your needs in detail, discuss my framework, and think together about the way forward.

Areas of expertise

I see clients for a range of issues including stress, overwhelm, low mood, anxiety, relationship difficulties, intimacy, trauma, abuse, crisis, loss, bereavement, low confidence, and psychosomatic symptoms.

Having a multilingual and multinational background, I bring awareness of cross-cultural challenges, integration, and uncertainties that people face who are living abroad or going through transitional phases.

In addition to my clinical work, I also teach on international psychotherapy trainings. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP, BACP, and EAP accredited integrative psychotherapist & counsellor
  • BPC accredited Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) practitioner
  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling (Middlesex university)
  • Advanced Diploma (Psych), Diploma, and Certificate in Psychotherapy & Counselling (Minster centre)
  • Multi-disciplinary work experience in an NHS Mental Health Trust
  • Mindfulness (MBSR/MBCT) qualification (Bangor university)
  • YAP accredited Senior Yoga Teacher & Teacher Trainer

Further specialist training (selection):

Continuous professional development is an integral part of my practice.

DIT (Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Self-Harm and Suicide, CSA Childhood Sexual Abuse, CPTSD and Complex Trauma Work, Trauma and Dissociation, Post-Slavery Syndrome and Intergenerational PTSD, Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy, Attachment and Regulation, Equine-facilitated therapy, Working with Shame, Couples Therapy.

Research:

My particular interest lies in the exploration of Uncertainty and I have recently conducted a research project in this area.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Developing a mindfulness practice.

Fees

Additional information

Fees per 50 minute session range between £115 and £150 depending on the time and place that we meet.

Lower cost day-time slots become available at times. Please ask me.


Wimpole Street, London, W1G

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Additional languages

German