MBACP - Psychotherapy, Counselling, CBT; BSc Clinical Psych
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I offer Transpersonal and Integrative Psychotherapy and counselling using a range of therapeutic techniques. I tend to be client led and like to keep my sessions very relaxed with a strong focus on building trust in the relationship. The following list will give you some idea of the range of techniques I use therapeutically although I do not use all of these with each client: Psychotherapy, counselling, short-term solution focused therapy, CBT, creative imagination techniques, meditation and mindfulness techniques, art, music, reiki, body awareness techniques, psycho-spiritual counselling and dream analysis.
My specialisms are complex and enduring mental health difficulties, parenting children with special needs, crisis of faith and spiritual awakening, spiritual emergency, surviving and recovering from narcissistic relationships.
I am experienced in working with... anxiety, panic disorders, OCD and related disorders, depression, loss and bereavement, trauma and complex trauma, palliative therapy, matters of faith and spiritual beliefs, identity, self-worth, domestic abuse, addiction, relationship difficulties and difficult family dynamics.
Over the last couple of years, I have developed a growing client base from the LBGTQ+ community, the fetish community and the sex worker community. Whilst I am not a 'sex therapist as such, I am familiar with the wider issues which arise from belonging to these communities and how this might impact people.
Training, qualifications & experience
I qualified as an Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapist in 2018. Prior to that I trained in Mental Health Nursing, Clinical Psychology and counselling.
My vocational background has predominantly been within the NHS, working in both Mental Health and Learning Disability Services. For several years I worked with children in specialist school settings.
I currently run a private practice and work for the mental health platform Better Help. Alongside this, I have co-founded a healing centre which provides holistic care using a combination of psychotherapy, reiki and nutritional advice.
I completed the Diploma in Psychotherapy at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education as part of an in-depth 4 year training programme.
Please note that I do not work directly with clients diagnosed with any cluster B personality disorders.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Recreational drug use/dependency,
Loss of Identity / impoverished sense of self.
From £60.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone session
All sessions are a standard 50 minutes.
I have recently lowered my fees to reflect the cost of living crisis that many are now facing. I am offering daytime sessions from 10am - 4pm for £60.
I offer a limited number of evening sessions charged at £70.
I also offer a couple of concessionary spaces on a case by case basis.
When I work