I am a Senior Accredited BACP Counsellor, FPC and UKCP registered member, and have been practising for over 25 years. I am experienced in group and individual supervision with qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, trainees, and Counselling Psychologists. I train and supervise on Integrative and Psychodynamic Counselling training courses, therefore having an understanding of the needs of the course and of students. My training also includes CBT.
I have a background of counselling and supervising in charitable organisation, primary care (GP surgeries) in the NHS, Community Mental Health Teams, Psychology Department, Psychotherapy Department (NHS), Employment Agency Programs, as well as private practice.
I have worked and supervised therapists in a number of settings including:- NHS, social services, schools, colleges and universities as well as agency work with sexual abuse, bereavement, immigration, domestic violence, addictions, women's and men's organisations. Therefore my experience has been with a diverse spectrum of clients, their presenting issues and mental health problems, this is inclusive of long and short term/time limited contracts. I have also spent a great deal of time working with adolescents both within groups and individually as well as children.
I have a good understanding of ethical and legal requirements for working in the various settings mentioned above. My experience also includes navigating a number of counsellors through the BACP accreditation process.