I have been a qualified supervisor for nearly 10 years and I supervise short and longer term work with adults, children and adolescents, parenting work and parent infant psychotherapy.
I am an integrative psychotherapist who is also trained in psychodynamic theory and practise. My thinking is informed by attachment theory and research around early brain development and developmental trauma.
I am also available for consultation to professionals working with children and families.
As well as working in private practise, I have many years experiences of working in organisations such as primary, secondary, and SEMH schools, CAMHS, Children's Society, Action for Children, Respond, Oxford Parent Infant Project, Relate, Wessex Counselling, Capstone Foster Agency and the Family Counselling Trust. I have worked in these organisations roles as a clinician, supervisor, trainer and as clinical lead/director. I have an MA in Child Protection from the Tavistock and Portman Trust and I have also completed a Certificate in Systemic Theory and Practise. I am trained in Video Interaction Guidance to accredited pratictioner level and have also undertaken training in Theraplay and DDP.
I have experience of working with adults and young people with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD.
I have also worked in the field of Child Protection and Safeguarding including parenting and family assessment and risk assessment for young people.