Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS17-04428
My training and experience originates from a deep interest in psychology where I obtained a BSc and went on to study criminology at MA Level. I am also interested in crime, its social aspects and how this impacts on peoples mental health and vise versa. I then discovered that even though I have an interest in crime and society my deep interest lies within people, and how people psychologically respond to the situations they find themselves in.
I discovered whilst working closely with people that there are a number of mental health difficulties and psychological disorders which took my interest, and I found I wanted to help these people. These difficulties more often than not related to anxiety, depression or stress to which many symptoms can occur. I wanted to pursue this avenue of mental health and psychological well-being by using my existing experience with hypnosis and psychotherapy.
I also wanted to specialise in anxiety, depression, stress and trauma based problems, particularly childhood trauma. I decided to train as a psychotherapist so I can use talking therapy in conjunction with hypnosis. Psychotherapy training initially led me to clinical hypnotherapy where I trained to use hypnosis. Hypnosis allows me to alter my clients state of consciousness and access their subconscious mind; a very privileged position. I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and use positive suggestion to help people feel an improved sense of well-being. Hypnosis is a completely natural method where I help people to make changes to their thinking. The effects of hypnosis is not only long lasting, it is literally life changing.
Today I am in my final year of training as a Psychotherapist where I also support people in talking therapy on two clinical placements. It is a privileged to work with people so closely and is something I never take lightly. Whether I see a client for weight loss or childhood trauma, a persons experience is their experience, so if I am able to be beside you in your journey towards a healthier you, then you can be sure of a very safe, non-judgmental and confidential companion.
I am also qualified in bereavement support having trained with Cruse Bereavement Care ( https://www.cruse.org.uk/ ). If you have had a bereavement or loss, no matter how long ago, feel free to get in touch to find out how I work and how I can best support you.
- Qualifications & Experience2020/21 - Advanced Diploma in Psycotherapeutic Counselling (on placement in final year)
2017- Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills
2012 - Masters Degree - Criminology
2009 - Bachelor of Science - Psychology
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
- Ageing and related issues
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
- Bereavement / Loss
- Childbirth: labour
- Childbirth: pregnancy
- Children / teenagers
- Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
- Divorce & Separation
- Driving tests
- Eating disorders
- Emotional issues
- Financial difficulties
- Generally unhappy with your life
- IBS / Digestive Issues
- Job interviews
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Parenting skills
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Pregnancy related issues
- Public speaking: stage fright
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Start exercising
- Stop smoking
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Young people and children
- Languages Spoken