I have an MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy from the University of Salford and, as such, have skills and knowledge in a range of Third Wave CBT approaches alongside standardised protocols. I work in line with Roth & Pilling competencies and take an active role in my own continuing professional development. I have experience of providing one to one, and group, supervision for trainee and qualified therapists. I also have extensive experience in delivering training, in both corporate and public sector settings. I have over 15 years' experience in teaching and mentoring.
I have worked with children and young people for over 20 years, in a range of settings, including secondary school, 6th Forms, PRUs and assisted living. I have worked on projects supporting early help practitioners and social workers, providing case consultation and training around systemic factors which affect young people, such as attachment styles and developmental stages.
Prior to opening my private practice, I was a senior practitioner at the award winning children and young people's mental health charity, 42nd Street, working with young people aged 11-26. As such, I am highly experienced in working with complex young people, who may struggle to engage with statutory services, and risk management.
Before I re-trained in psychotherapy, I was a secondary school (11-18) teacher and department lead. I currently provide supervision to teaching staff, and support staff in a complex safeguarding team, at a local 6th Form College. I have a good working knowledge of Keeping Children Safe in Education and I have a wide range of experiences in safeguarding under 18s and working in multi-disciplinary teams to keep young people safe.
I champion diversity and am LGBTQIA+ allied. I have extensive experience of adapting my practice to meet the needs of neurodiverse people, with or without diagnosis, and I have worked with people with a range of different religious beliefs, cultures and nationalities.
If you would like to find out more about how I work, please visit my website: www.nightingale-therapy.com. If you think I may helpful to you, as a clinical supervisor, please do get in touch and we can arrange to have a chat about what you are looking for and how we might work together.
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