My background and qualifications

Background

Prior to training as a psychotherapist, I worked for over twenty years in broadcasting, marketing and advertising, gaining management experience in both public and private institutions. I obtained valuable experience of organisational, leadership and team dynamics, regularly offering coaching support alongside the responsibilities of my role.

I have spent over three years at the West London Centre for Counselling, a counselling service contracted by the NHS, and have also volunteered with the charity Mind, and at the Richmond Royal Psychiatric Hospital.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (completing 2018) (Regent’s University, London)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Regent’s University, London)

  • Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Regent’s University, London)

  • MA Hons, Classics (University of Cambridge)

  • UKCP (Member)

  • MBACP (Member)

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I am committed to continuous professional development, training and supervision.

My work is covered by Towergate insurance.


EXPERIENCE

I have experience of working with a diverse range of clients bringing a broad range of concerns. Some examples include:

recovery from addiction  |  anger management  |   anxiety, stress, panic attacks  |  caring responsibilities  |  chronic, terminal illnesses, cancer, ill-health  |  cultural, racial issues  |  death and aging  |  depression  |  disability  |  recovery from eating disorders  |  identity, meaning and purpose  |  loss and bereavement  |  low self-confidence and self-esteem  |  marital issues, divorce  |  mid-life crisis  |  trauma, physical, sexual and mental abuse  |  parenting issues including mother and baby, pregnancy, infertility, post-natal depression  |  personality difficulties  |   personal growth and development  |  psychosexual issues  |  relationship and interpersonal issues, attachment, social phobia  |  sexuality   |  suicidal thoughts  |  work and career issues, career development, and redundancy