My qualifications

I am an Humanistic Psychotherapist / Counsellor who encompasses Person-centred, Psychoanalytic and Existential influences.

My qualifications are as follows:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Roehampton University.
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Diploma in Occupational Studies
  • Registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

I am listed on the Counselling Directory website for professional Psychotherapists.

As part of my studies I had my own Psychotherapy for two years so I understand the difficulties that can be experienced around this process whilst fully appreciating the life-changing benefits that Psychotherapy / Counselling can bring.

Continued Professional Development

I have completed CPD workshops in the following:
  • The Emotionally Neglected Client: Consequences of a Lack of Early Attunement
  • Obsessions, Ruminations and Intrusive Thoughts
  • The Dangerous Edge: Working with clients with a history of risk
  • Disordered Eating or Eating Disorders: Communication, Disconnection and Food
  • Early Emotional Neglect and the Adult Client in Therapy
  • Working with Trauma that has become stuck
  • Working with Trauma in a Time of Trauma
  • Existential Therapy
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse Recovery
  • Supervision and Attachment Theory
  • Relationships: Why do we bother?
  • Introduction to Ritual Abuse
  • Working with Creative Materials
  • Strokes and Games in Transactional Analysis
  • Stress Management Workshop
  • The Missing Link: Working with the Traumatised Body
  • Working with Client Dysregulation
  • CBT Techniques and Problem solving
  • Reducing the Risk of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue for Therapists and their Clients

I also spent nine years working for RASASC (Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre in Guildford). My most recent roles being Helpline Supervisor and Helpline Trainer.

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