Qualifications

With over a decade of experience, my background is rich and varied. Trained as an Integrative counsellor and child/adolescent therapist I work within the NHS, in voluntary and in the private sector. 

Currently heading Paradigm counselling services you will find the therapy here is tailored to meet your needs.  I offer you a safe environment to explore difficult feelings in confidence accompanied by a compassionate and respectful psychotherapist. 

We will work together to give you back your sense of self.

Qualifications:

  • MBACP Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

  • MNCS (Accred) Registered Member National Counselling Society

  • Dip. Couns. Integrative Counselling

  • Post Grad Dip. Couns. Children & Young People

  • Cert. Mental Health First Aid

  • Cert Creative Art Therapy

  • Cert Bereavement & Loss

  • Cert. Rewind Technique (PTSD)

  • Working with Anger & Shame

  • Understanding Self-harm

  • Trauma & The Body

  • Rape & Childhood Sexual Abuse

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) 

  • Cert. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Cert. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Cert. Online & Telephone Counselling

  • Cert. LBGT+ Awareness Training

  • I hold an NVQ 3 in British Sign Language

And have attended and completed several certificated training courses including:

  • Understanding Autism and Asperger Syndrome

  • ADHD

  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

  • Transactional Analysis

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy​​​

  • 10 years  working in Private Practice

  • 8 years  working with adolescents

  • 7 years working with GP referrals through IAPT & EAP

  • 6 years counselling in the NHS as a specialist cardiac counsellor and experienced in long term health conditions.

                             

I am committed to the ethical, non-discriminatory practice and abide by the principles and ethics of the BACP: confidentiality is assured at all times.

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