Member Status: Accredited
Member No: EH00P08
I work with adults and primary-aged children, couples, family groups and individuals, helping you to explore your troubling issues, and discover exactly what you need to do to begin to overcome them and find a happier way of being.
I am trained and experienced in a number of therapeutic approaches, which I tailor to meet the needs of each individual client. My approach is person-centred perspective, meaning I work with you, the whole person, not just your presenting issues, in a respectful, non-judgemental way.
My work with you may involve IFS Parts theory, attachment theory, inner child work and Transactional Analysis, to help you to gain deeper understanding.
Tools I use might also include: guided visualisation, breathing and relaxation exercises, Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT), Sandtray or therapeutic art exercises, depending on your need and preference.
Relationship (romantic, friendship, work or family) therapy and coaching is also available for individuals, and new and established couples.
I hold advanced qualifications in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling, and a Masters degree in Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy. I have also had in-depth training in EFT Tapping, sandtray therapy, Internal Family Systems therapy, CBT, and hold a postgraduate diploma in Integrative supervision of individuals and groups.
I am committed to on-going professional development, which I maintain with regular CPD course attendance, to refresh and further my skills. I also attend regular clinical supervision, and have personal therapy to maintain my own well-being.
Throughout my years as a psychotherapist/ counsellor, I have supported many individuals, couples and families to deal with the problems in their lives, and find workable solutions and positive outcomes.
- Qualifications & Experience- Post Graduate Diploma in the Supervision of Individuals and Groups
- MA in Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy
- Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
Over the years I have worked in a range of settings and organisations, including Employee Assistance Programs, parent support charities, special educational needs, adoption, mainstream primary and secondary schools, the local authority, addictions services, the NHS, in family homes and in private practice.
I have up-to-date DBS clearance which confirms my eligibility to work safely with young people and vulnerable adults.
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders
- Bereavement / Loss
- Childbirth: pregnancy
- Children / teenagers
- Cultural issues
- Divorce & Separation
- Emotional issues
- Financial difficulties
- Gender identity
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Job interviews
- Panic attacks
- Parenting skills
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Pregnancy related issues
- Sexuality Identity
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Young people and children
- Languages Spoken