Member Status: Senior Accredited
Member No: CH00P23
I am an accredited and experienced integrative counsellor and counselling supervisor with good knowledge of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Humanistic theory and Psychodynamic theory.
Trained in both long term and short-term therapeutic settings, as well as using online therapies or resources, telephone counselling and using services such as Skype or Zoom.
I possess experience working within the NHS IAPT sector , including working with long- term health conditions, working within the crisis intervention sector, as well as working alongside specialist services including the armed forces and ex-offender services.
I have been working in the industry since 2007 and have an extensive history of working with a large diversity of clients including children, adolescents and adults. I am a experienced CAMHS therapist , as well as working with adults within both the private and public sector.
I have experience working with key workers and frontline staff throughout the Covid19 pandemic, as well as working with communities effected by distressing and traumatic events.
Through my career I have set up multiple charity based support groups and services, including services for refugees , personality disorders, and groups for those hearing voices. I have appeared in several media campaigns regarding mental health and have held radio and TV interviews with news channels.
I am fully accredited by both the National Counselling Society ( NCS ) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) . I am fully insured and have completed several extra training courses on data security and management in line with GDPR.
I am passionate about supporting people through their issues and appreciate how difficult it can be to open up to others about how you are truly feeling. Please do feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or queries.
- Qualifications & Experience*DIT (Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy) Full Qualification: April 2019 – March 2020 - Attended at Anna Freud Institute, London.
*Level 6 Diploma in Counselling Supervision: September 2018 – September 2019 - Attended at Bedonwell Counselling, Kent.
*Full BACP Accreditation: August 2018 – PASS - British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
*CBT Qualification: Working with Long Term Health Conditions in Therapeutic Settings: May 2018 – October 2018 - Attended at Canterbury Christchurch University, Salomons Centre.
*BA Hons Integrative Counselling Degree: September 2010- July 2011 -Attended at Greenwich University.
*FdSc Integrative Counselling Foundation Degree: September 2008 - July 2010 - Attended at Greenwich University.
*CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies - LEVEL 3: February 2008 - June 2008 - Attended at Orpington College.
*CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills - LEVEL 2: September 2007- January 2008 - Attended at Orpington College.
*CPCAB Certificate in Introduction to Counselling Skills - LEVEL 2: January 2007- May 2007 - Attended at Orpington College.
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders
- Bereavement / Loss
- Children / teenagers
- Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
- Cultural issues
- Divorce & Separation
- Eating disorders
- Emotional issues
- Financial difficulties
- Gender identity
- Generally unhappy with your life
- IBS / Digestive Issues
- Illness and dying
- Job interviews
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Sexuality Identity
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Young people and children
- Languages Spoken