Member Status: Senior Accredited
Member No: NCS14-00650
Location: Leigh on Sea
Please note I do not have availability for new referrals at present.
I started working as a Counsellor in 2005 so am able to offer an experienced counselling service, for short-term and long-term counselling with an Integrative approach to suit your individual needs and requirements. ( (I work with person centered, humanistic , CBT and mindfulness approaches)
I am a Senior Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. (BACP) and Senior Accredited Member with the National Counselling Society. (NCS) and therefore adhere to their ethical and professional practice guidelines.
As a professional I am also a registered member of the Information Commissioners Office and a Member of the Royal Society for Public Health.
I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and an EMDR Therapist ( Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).
I am also an Addiction specialist for the Priory Hospital, and have been with them for over 10 years.
I am a qualified in On Line Counselling - Webcam and Audio ( using Vsee a secure network ) and email counselling
Remote Counselling - Just to reassure you I am already a qualified and recognised On Line Counsellor holding sessions using video link, phone or email , so I have in place all ethical and required protocol to facilitate this .
In regards to Covid 19, just to let you know.:-
Many clients are having Phone or Webcam sessions that usually have face to face. To re-assure you , as an already qualified On Line Counsellor we use secure platforms, mostly either Zoom or Vsee. In the current climate we are using , at the clients request WhatsApp or Skype as well ( pls note Skype will be at the clients discretion ).
If you have not had remote /on line counseling before ,please do not hesitate to contact me so I can guide you through the easy process and answer any questions .
I have also worked for several years with Corporate Companies as a
Trainer and Manager focusing on communication, interpersonal, goal setting and confidence skills, selling skills and presenting.
I am trained in public speaking.
I also run CPD training courses.
I also hold a certificate in Nutritional Therapy and Health. (BSYN)
- Qualifications & ExperienceBACP Senior Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist
National Counselling Society - Senior Accredited Counsellor
Senior Accredited Supervisor - National Counselling Society
OCSTD - Qualified On Line Counsellor 2019
Member Royal Society for Public Health
Registered Member Information Commissioners Office
BACP CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY ( am on the BACP register ,accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. Registration Number 046747)
Approved by BUPA , Nuffield, CIC Services, Aviva , AXA PPP , Ascenti, Moving Minds, plus several EAP Providers.
Recognised by local Social Services, and National and Local Mental Health Organsiations.
Practitioner Diploma – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ( CBT)
EMDR Part 1 & 2 & 3
Advanced Certificate in Counselling – AQA (CBT, TA)
OCSTD On Line Counselling Diploma
Counselling Skills – Integrative – AQA
Cruse Bereavement Foundation Course
Basic Counselling Skills – NOCN
Diploma in Supervision ( Distinction) SFTR
Eating Disorders Diploma - University of Brighton
PTLLS Level 4 Teaching
Diploma in Sex and Porn Addiction - Paula Hall Associates
- 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
- Bereavement / Loss
- Divorce & Separation
- Driving tests
- Eating disorders
- Emotional issues
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Illness and dying
- Job interviews
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Public speaking: stage fright
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Sporting performance
- Suicidal feelings
- Languages Spoken