About Me

Background education/experience

  • Diploma in Childcare and Education
  • A levels.
  • Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy .
  • Member of BACP .
  • I attend regular clinical supervision in accordance with BACP guidelines and ethics.
  • Partake in regular personal and professional training.
  • I worked for the organisation MIND, as a therapist for over 10 years, working with a wide range of clientele, with individual issues.
  • Maintained a private practice for over 15 years, working with adults and young people.
  • Work alongside other related professionals, CPN's, GP's, CAMHS, Crisis Team, Teacher's, Student Support , Local Support etc.
  • Own and regularly update, Child Protection certificates.
  • Attended training for Autism, Asperger's, Highly sensitive person, HSP's. etc.
  • I work in a variety of schools/colleges counselling young people. I have experience working with the child, parents of the child and their teacher's. I work together on helping the needs of the child, whether it be individually, with a parent, with the school or other related services. Reports, information for appropriate referrals, or general support for the whole family, can also be offered after I have assessed the needs of the child.
  • I am also a parent.

My research interests include:

  • Highly sensitive people.
  • Autism, Asperger's, pervasive development, sensitivity etc.
  • Worried children.
  • School refusals, or school difficulties.
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • low self esteem.
  • Bullying.
  • Anxiety, depression, stress management.
  • Positive parenting.
  • Inner child work, (recovery from childhood trauma, neglect or abuse).
  • Trauma.
  • Bereavement/loss.
  • Bipolar disorder.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Sexual abuse.
  • Domestic abuse. 
  • Race issues.
  • Sexual/gender issues.
  • Post natal depression.
  • Couple counselling.
    And many more...

Why Private Practice

  • Flexible appointment times
  • More confidential and discreet
  • A relaxed “homely” environment, which offers a therapeutic cosy space.

Fees

  • The sessions will last 50 minutes and will cost £35
  • Couples - £45
  • Students  - £30

You may come weekly or fortnightly