My Experience and Qualifications
Updated: Nov 28, 2018
I qualified as a Counsellor and Gestalt Psychotherapist at the Pellin Institute in
London and Italy and the Central School of Counselling and Therapy, following academic
and professional studies at the universities of Oxford, Essex, and London.
I worked for 14 years as a teacher,manager and lecturer in secondary and further education. I was an NHS practice counsellor for 9 years and since 2003
have undertaken private work in an NHS setting where I have worked since 1995.
In 2007 I trained in CBT at the University of Plymouth. I have specific training in relation to anxiety and depression, addictions, OCD, anger management, self harm, eating disorders, post traumatic stress, work related stress, couple counselling, family systems and working with sexually abused clients.
I have worked with clients in occuparional settings such as the public services, teaching, with NHS staff and have an interest in helping individuals deal with large scale organisational change. I am BACP Accredited and a registered provider for BUPA and have worked with a number of Employee Assistance Programmes. I am also a qualified family mediator.
If you are a counsellor/ psychotherapist looking for clinical supervision - I have a Diploma in Supervision accredited by the National Counselling Society. I work integratively from a Humanist framework and am always keen to take on new supervisees.