I am an experienced Counsellor and have been counselling for many years. During my training I worked for three years in a GP practice as a Counsellor and during my career I have also worked at Women’s Aid for four years as a counsellor; have trained with Seren Counselling Service (who work with adults who were sexually abused as young people) and I also carry out EAP (employee assistance programme) work for various Agencies and Companies as a freelance counsellor.
I also have a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and also Hypnotherapy Certificates in Past Life Regression; Stopping Smoking and I also use Hypnotherapy to support clients with weight issues, lack of confidence; low self esteem, self image issues, flying, anxiety etc
I am an Accredited/Registered Counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy; registered with the United Kingdom Register of Counsellors, and am bound by their Ethical Framework, and receive professional supervision.
I am a qualified Counselling trainer (Cert Ed) and have taught counselling at Intermediate and H.E. (Higher Education) levels.
I am a Level 3 Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Practitioner (EFT is a unique form of acupuncture but without the needles!)
I achieved a post-qualifying Certificate in C.B.T. (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) in March 2009.
I am also an Accredited Stress Management Practitioner/Instructor
I am a Staff Counsellor at a FE/HE College .
I also have the skills of Life Coaching whereby I work with clients to support them to make goals to achieve what they want. By supporting them they can look at at any obstacles that might occur along their path, and look at what’s feasible for them to help them to move on with their lives with their goal-setting plans.
I am also Reiki attuned.
Please note that my therapy room is at first floor level up 13 stairs.