I am an accredited with the National Counselling Society and I follow their ethical guidelines and codes of conduct. You can also view my profile on Psychology Today.
I have worked in design and project managing so I understand the stresses of corporate life and deadlines. I have also been involved in voluntary work with charities, teaching and private clients. I am registered as an Anxiety UK CBT therapist.
I am passionate about the work I do and am continually inspired by the people I meet as they take on the challenge of therapy and begin to change.
There are a number of issues I can help you with some are listed below. However, please don’t think any problem is too small to bring to counselling. If it’s bothering you, it’s important
- overcoming anxiety, stress or burnout.
- building self acceptance, compassion and confidence
- developing responses to rumination and repetitive thoughts.
- breaking unwanted habits and compulsive behaviours.
- low mood and depression
- anger management
- life transitions
- relationship/friendship issues
- change in family dynamics
- parenting issues
- unhelpful thought patterns
- work/academic pressure
Training, Qualifications and Experience
- Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (Dist) – CCBT London
- Advanced Diploma CBT/REBT – CCBT London
- Diploma CBT/REBT – CCBT London
- Certificate in Blended Counselling and Ethics – CCBT London
Other qualifications: BA (Hons) Textile Design – NTU, Foundation studies design.
I am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist providing therapeutic support to the charity’s members and partner beneficiaries. I am subject to Anxiety UK’s regular monitoring of my professional qualifications, supervision, continual professional development, insurance and professional body membership in addition to complying with the ethical framework and professional standards set down by my registered governing body.
I have worked with clients dealing with the overwhelming general anxieties, social anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, modern day stresses, PTSD, addiction, depression, cancer, dealing with work-life balance. I have had specific training in developing parental skills and knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy so they can help and teach their children.
I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society. The society is a not for profit organisation externally verified by the Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register programme. Accountable to the UK Parliament. They oversee the nine statutory bodies which oversee health professionals in the UK.
Read more about the Anxiety UK Approved Therapist scheme. You can also find out about becoming a member of Anxiety UK to be able to access therapy via the charity.
I receive regular supervision with an Accredited Supervisor and attend ongoing continual professional development (CPD) in line with the BACP and NCS guidelines.