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About Me

As a BACP Accredited counsellor, I bring my professional and personal experiences to help clients get the bottom of what it is that is troubling them. 

Prior to training as a counsellor, I worked as a personnel manager and trainer and have run my own businesses. I therefore understand the pressures that clients may have in the business world, and how difficult it can sometimes be to juggle family life and work commitments. 

I have considerable experience working with children and young people. I have worked in a school setting with Place2be, the children’s counselling organisation, and currently work for a family mediation service, counselling children, young people and parents who are struggling with divorce or separation and related issues, such as adjusting to new step-families, and access to parents and grandparents. 

Bereavement counselling is another area that I work in, supporting people of all ages who are struggling to come to terms with the loss of a loved one. 

As an Accredited member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and its CCYP division (Counselling Children and Young People), I am bound by their code of ethics. I am fully insured and committed to ongoing training and regular clinical supervision.

Qualifications and Experience include:
 
  • Certificate and Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (ABC accredited)
  • MBACP (Accred) and CCYP
  • Place2be Play Therapist Training
  • Child Attachment Theory and Development Course
  • Cruse: Awareness in Bereavement Care - The Foundation Course 
  • Cruse:A Child’s Grief