Currently not taking on new clients.
I have over 25 years of experience of working therapeutically with individuals and families in several areas; the NHS, Schools, the Voluntary Sector, and in Private Practice.
In addition to my private psychotherapy practice I work as a senior clinical specialist in an NHS CAMHS service and spent 9 years as a counsellor and CAMHS specialist in a secondary school setting and in special education. I am also a clinical supervisor for a voluntary sector service which specialises in bereavement counselling and providing therapeutic support to vulnerable young people.
I work within a humanistic/integrative/psycho dynamic framework.
Specialisms include: Depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self harm, relationship issues, bereavement and loss, adoption and fostering, abortion, low self esteem, identity issues, work related stress, life transitions.
I work with Adults, Adolescents, and Young people and their families.
I work mainly from a comfortable and peaceful room in my home in Herefordshire, near the Welsh Borders, and I also offer online sessions.
I am fully insured and am UKCP and UKAHPP accredited.
I adhere to the ethical standards of the UKAHPP and UKCP
Training, Qualifications and Experience:
PG DIP. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Tavistock.
Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. Minster Centre
MSc Social Policy and Social Work. LSE
Systemic psychotherapy: 2 years
Trauma focussed CBT
Additional clinical training includes:
Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.