Counselling and psychotherapy provide you with a safe and confidential space to explore past and present difficulties in your life. This may be an immediate life crisis you are experiencing, such as a bereavement or other loss, or it may be longer standing issues, including those stemming from childhood. When we meet for the first time, we can decide together what the focus of the work will be and develop a tailored therapy plan to meet your needs.
I hold a doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology and Integrative Psychotherapy that requires robust and rigorous training and assessment of competency. You can be assured that this standard is maintained through ongoing professional development; I am registered with both the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and with the Health and Care Professions Council. I work within the NHS with a range of presentations and difficulties, and provide supervision and consultation to other professionals. Counselling psychology and integrative psychotherapy means that I draw on the theories and practices of different therapeutic approaches, which allows me to take account of clients’ different needs and personal styles. My aim is to listen and help you understand how past experiences or current difficulties may be affecting your life. This is not about giving advice, but helping you make your own choices and living a more fulfilling, meaningful life.