I aspire to provide you with a safe, non-judgmental and confidential atmosphere & will work with you at your pace to achieve your goals. Your values and beliefs are respected while we journey together towards you finding a more satisfying and resourceful way of living.
Over the 10 years I have been working with clients and have worked with a range of client groups. young people. children, adults and couples counselling. I work with individuals and groups. I work with issues such as depression and anxiety, sexual abuse and child related issues, relationship issues, low self-esteem as well as issues of loss and bereavement I also provide supervision and am a professional training in counselling skills and personal development.
I believe that each personal is unique and therefore, I will work with clients collaboratively to design the therapeutic intervention to their specific needs. I use a systematic eclectic approach to therapy; that may incorporate a range of approaches. these include person-centred, CBT, Solution-Focused, Therapeutic Play and PICT (Park Inner Child Therapy - based on TA and NLP).
Training, Qualifications & Experience
I am a trained & Qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and a Teacher
HE Diploma in Person-Centred/Existential counselling.
Advance Diploma - Trauma and Abuse (PICT)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Play
Post-Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Ed.
Certificate in CBT
My clinical experience working in voluntary counselling agencies with children and young people. I am also a Counselling Coordinator and have set up counselling services for children in schools. I have been working in private practice with a range of clients with issues in relationship problems, sexual abuse, depression, bullying, low self-esteem and more.
My teaching experience as a senior-lecturer at Buckinghamshire New University for three years on the Diploma in Counselling programme and as a visiting lecturer in other colleges has been satisfying and rewarding to see students develop.
I currently provide training personal development and CPD courses for counselling agencies and individuals.
I am dedicated to the work of people empowerment and seeing each one strive towards reaching their highest potential.