I have an honours degree in counselling from the University of Roehampton and am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), working at all times within their ethical framework.
- BA (hons) Counselling
- BACP Registered Member (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
- Experienced at working with children and young people More…
My approach acknowledges the importance of creating a respectful, empathic and trusting relationship with clients. Research has shown that this kind of therapeutic relationship creates the possibility for a person to come to terms with the issues they are facing and move forward in meaningful and positive ways.
I use an integrative counselling model. This means I draw from a variety of approaches that allows me to tailor counselling to each person’s unique needs.
I draw from person-centred, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural models as well as Transactional Analysis and models that acknowledge the influence of relational interactions. To read more on types of therapy click here
I am experienced in working with adults, children, adolescents, young people and students.
I also have specific training to help people explore how their spirituality or faith or meaning of life is impacted when facing difficulties. For some this is a key part of their journey for others it is not. As with all issues brought to counselling I follow the lead of the client, providing a non-directional, safe environment for exploring this kind of issue. See more about this in Spirituality, faith and identity
I also have many years of experience working as professional in a pressured working environment and dealing with the personal challenges this can bring.
I am committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and regular supervision, which ensures the quality of my work is maintained.
I am also a member of the Association of Christian Counsellors ACC