I am a child, adolescent and family therapist. I see individuals,children,couples, parents and families, those who are struggling with current issues and those who want to revisit the past. I am a 6th form counsellor and main school counsellor in a local school academy. I also offer online therapy by zoom, skype, whatsapp or telephone. I have a secure, private consulting room to use.
In my experience children need to be listened to and taken seriously. I am skilled at helping
children communicate what is worrying them in a variety of ways, including play,drawing,thinking, speaking, story telling. I always emphasise the importance of the role of parents and seek to enable clear communication between parent and child so that parents feel competent and reassured about their position.I offer individual work with children where appropriate and have full CRB clearance.
I also offer a four session assessment package for the child with a final meeting between parents and child to discuss the findings.
I work with adults as individuals or as couples or as parents. In each case there will be a particular need or difficulty that has provided the stimulus to seek therapeutic help. I offer a systemic view of individual need exploring all the different components that contribute to a