ABOUT ME

 

I have a Masters degree in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling from the University of Hertfordshire. As well as my private practice in Thatcham, near Newbury, Berkshire,  I have previous extensive experience working within a NHS Community Mental Health Team and as an HM Prison's Counsellor. 

 

When seeking a psychotherapist or counsellor to work with you it is important they are supported by and/or accredited with a professional (governing) body, this ensures they have the appropriate training and experience.  I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP): www.bacp.co.uk and I abide by their code of ethics.

 

I regulalry attend training seminars and talks to ensure my knowelge and practice is continuously updated and enhanced.

 

I have a Diploma in Supervision and I am a lecturer on a Cousenlling Diploma course at Farnborough College of Technology and have previously taught counselling at Westminister Adult Education Services and Hertford Regional College. 

 

Through my work with teaching, the NHS and HM Prison Service I have Enhanced DBS clearance and I have professional indemnity insurance.

 

I am experienced in working with :

Relationships and Attachment Issues Anger
Aggression Domestic Violence
Physical and Sexual Abuse Male Sexual Abuse
Survivors of Childhood Abuse Bereavement and Loss
Depression Abortion
Trauma Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery
Delinquent Behaviours

   

 

This list is not exclusive, We can work with whatever you bring to your sessions.