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BA Hons, PG Dip, MSc, PG Cert

About me

Offering Psychotherapy and clinical supervision (remote and face to face).

As a senior Psychotherapist and supervisor I have worked in NHS psychology services for over 15 years, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR). I have worked within specialist eating disorder services and physical health settings, alongside my long established private practice working with a wide range of problems including Anxiety, Depression, phobia's, OCD, PTSD, relationship difficulties and Eating Disorders.

In my clinical work I aim to cultivate skills in compassion to promote feelings of safety, self acceptance and warmth, with a particular interest in treating self criticism, shame and trauma. I have contributed to the development and facilitation of CFT groups and have experience in utilising mindfulness and guided practice, which forms the basis for much of the work I do.

Training, qualifications & experience

15 years experience in the NHS working with a range of mental health problems, alongside long established private practice.


  • Completed training parts 1 & 2: Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing
    EMDR Academy – Cheshire
  • Post Graduate Cirtificate: Compassion Focused Psychotherapy
    University of Derby – Derby
  • Master of Science: Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
    University of Chester – Chester
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Applied Psychology
    University of Liverpool – Liverpool
  • BABCP Accredited - full
    EMDR Association member

Member organisations

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.

BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.


Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

I offer a free of charge 30 minute initial consultation either on the phone or via video call to explore your requirements and to determine if my approach feels like a good fit.

Each psychotherapy session is 60 minutes, including initial assessment.

Fee £70 

Further information

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I would recommend checking your spam folder for replies.

125A Ullet Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 2AB

Type of session

In person