As long as I can remember, I have wanted to do something which I felt was helpful. I wanted to make a difference in people's lives. I have spent the last 15 years working towards being a good therapist; In addition to my degree I have obtained three post graduate qualifications relevant to therapy. I have had thousands of therapy sessions with individuals from all walks of life, and I am a member of all the relevant professional bodies for the therapies that I work with: The BACP, BABCP and IPTUK. This means I am committed to working ethically and within my competence.
I believe it is important that you have confidence that I am a safe and effective therapist. Asking for help is really hard. Making first contact and then walking through the door that first time is incredibly difficult. The very least I can do is to let you know why I feel I may be able to help.
In order to help simplify matters, I have summarised my main qualifications, relevant experience and membership of professional bodies below.
The easiest way to learn more about the therapies that I offer and the problems I work with is to book yourself into a free 30 minute initial phone consultation. Simply use the button and choose the day and time which is best for you.
NHS Primary Care Psychotherapy service delivering evidence-based therapy for Depression, Anxiety and PTSD 2010 - present.
Ebola Psychological Support Service - Joint Department for International Development & NHS scheme; Supervision/training of Sierra Leonean workers treating the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. 2015-2016.
Visiting Lecturer for MSc Occupational Psychology programme at the University of Wolverhampton. 2014 - present.
Cruse Bereavement Counsellor working with complex grief. 2006-2008 & 2010-2012.
Residential Homelessness project working with complex needs. 2008-2010.
Young persons charity working with young people involved in both the youth justice and social care systems. 2006-2008.
BSC (hons) Psychology
(University of Dundee).
MSc Integrative Counselling
(University of Abertay Dundee).
Post Graduate Diploma in CBT
(Royal Holloway, University of London).
Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Psychological Therapies
(University of Plymouth).
IPTUK Interpersonal Psychotherapy practitioner training
(Anna Freud Centre).
Registered member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy -
the largest organisation for Counselling in the UK (BACP).
Member of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies -
the Lead organisation for CBT in the UK (BABCP).
Accredited member of the UK Interpersonal Psychotherapy Network -
the lead organisation for IPT in the UK (IPTUK).
The easiest way to learn more about the therapies that I offer and the problems I work with is to book yourself into a free 30 minute initial phone consultation. Simply click the button and choose a day and time which is best for you.