I began my training at Regents College in 2001 and continued at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling studying the four-year Masters programme gaining an M.A (Ex.Psych.Couns) in Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I am registered as a psychotherapist and Accredited supervisor with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)and (UPCA) as well as a registered counsellor with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their Code of Ethics and their requirement of professional insurance I receive regular supervision with supervisors also regulated by these bodies.
I am a member of the Society for Existential Analysis (SEA). Qualified in Focusing Oriented Therapy and certified as a Focusing Trainer with the Focusing Institute of New York (Member). SE™ Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) I also assist on the SE training.
I have previous experience working in a hospice setting for Marie Curie Cancer Care. As well as private practice with individuals for counselling and supervision, I also continue to do clinical work for MIND as counsellor, assessor and supervisor.
My main experience of working has been within the areas listed below:
- Relationship breakdown
- Bereavement / Loss
- Trauma and related symptoms
- Addictive behaviour
- Panic attacks
- Life change
- Eating disorders