I am a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor, providing professional counselling and psychotherapy to individuals aged 18 and over. I run my private practice from a comfortable and professional setting in Fareham, Hampshire. My experience includes working within the NHS IAPT service, as well as working with adults at two separate community counselling agencies in Hampshire, one of which employs me as a Personal Tutor to the trainee counsellors embarking on the diploma training course, accredited by The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
I have experience working with adults from across a wide sector of the community who present a range of issues, including:
• Family, parenting & relationship issues
• Self-esteem issues
• Aggression & violence
• Suicidal thoughts
• Panic & panic attacks
• Anxiety & stress
• Body image
• Child & adolescent issues
• Eating & food issues
• Emotional abuse
• Grief, loss & bereavement
Qualifications and Training
• Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy
• Time Focussed Therapy - including theory and skills drawn from Brief Solution-Focused Therapy,
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT) and Transpersonal
• Assessment of Clients for Counselling
• BA (Hons) Degree in English and Classical Studies
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). My work is regularly supervised in accordance with BACP expected standards and I work under their Ethical Framework within my own practice. View here: http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/
The BACP is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy and works towards the provision of an exemplary standard of therapeutic practice. The register of counsellors and psychotherapists is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.
I hold professional liability and indemnity insurance.