I am an accredited and experienced psychotherapist, counsellor, supervisor and facilitator. I have 18 years experience in all areas of psychological support, treatment and therapy. I offer clients a safe environment to explore issues that are causing distress or concern. I offer clients the ‘core conditions’ empathy, non-judgmental and honesty. This enables clients to come to new insight and understanding around the issues they are presenting with.
I offer short term work and longer term work as is appropriate, depending on the client’s needs.
I work in private practice and for employee assistance programmes. I have also worked for one of Leicestershire’s emergency services managing all the psychosocial support. I have a broad range of experience working in commerce and industry.
I have recognized qualifications in psychotherapy (MSc), Clinical Supervision (PG), Counselling (Diploma), CBT (Diploma), Life Coaching (Diploma), and Critical Incident Stress Management (Certificate). I have trained at various universities and colleges- Sheffield university, derby University, Nottingham University/NHS Trust, Newcastle College, Stonebridge College.
I am a member of the following associations: MBACP (Accred.). Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management. United Kingdom Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
I work with a variety of presenting issues such as:
Depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, abuse, work related issues, PTSD, phobia's, relationships, bereavement & loss.