Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS17-05160
Location: St Helier
I work with adults, young adults, children and couples in Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Whatever it is that you're struggling with, I'm here to help.
I offer sessions indoors, in the traditional counselling room as well as Sandplay and Drawing and Talking with clients. I also offer walking counselling and counselling with nature sessions outdoors.
I won’t tell you what to do as I believe you know yourself best and that you'll find your own answers, with the right support.
My role is to sit, walk, or just be, alongside you, listening without judgement.
Together we can talk and explore your thoughts and feelings, or consider your options or any decisions you need to make, in order to help you move forward feeling differently about things.
- Qualifications & ExperienceI'm a qualified counsellor (BACP Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling) and an NLP
(neuro-linguistic programming), Drawing and Talking and ARTiculate practitioner with an externship in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. I'm also trained as a practitioner for disordered eating.
I have many years’ experience offering emotional support to people of all ages and backgrounds with all sorts of worries and issues. As well as running my own private practice, I am a secondary school counsellor.
I'm a volunteer counsellor for the Community Bereavement Service and Macmillan Jersey and a former funeral director, so I'm experienced in dealing with grief and bereavement and helping people work through many different losses.
I've been a Samaritan for many years so I'm practiced in offering an empathic listening ear and giving people the opportunity to really be heard.
In addition, I am a qualified mediator, trained to help separated or divorced couples with communication, child contact and finances. As part of this role, I work with children so their voice can feature as well.
I co-ordinate and deliver programmes and offer one to one emotional support and counselling sessions with Silkworth Charity Group which supports children and young people affected by addiction as well as counselling young adults in recovery.
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
- Ageing and related issues
- AIDS / HIV
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders
- Bereavement / Loss
- Childbirth: fertility
- Childbirth: labour
- Childbirth: pregnancy
- Children / teenagers
- Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
- Cultural issues
- Divorce & Separation
- Driving tests
- 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
- Parenting skills
- Pregnancy related issues
- Public speaking: stage fright
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Sexuality Identity
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Start exercising
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Young people and children
- Languages Spoken