Qualifications

MA Integrative Counselling, PGDip Integrative Counselling, Certificate in Counselling and Counselling Skills

Therapeutic Approach

EMDR, Integrative

Membership body

BACP (Accred.)

Years practicing

12 years

Issues worked with

Anxiety, Loneliness, Rape/sexual assault, Chronic illness, Disordered eating, Gambling, Sex, Relationships, Schizophrenia, Sexual matters, Trauma, Grief, Insomnia, Sexual identity, Domestic abuse, Phobias, Loss, Parenting, Bipolar, Cultural identity, Attachment issues, Social anxiety, Anger, Emotional abuse, Physical health, Childhood abuse, Depression, Stress, Gaming, Personal growth/wellbeing, Personality disorders, Suicidal thoughts, Self-esteem, Alcohol, Gender identity, Bullying, OCD, Drugs, Physical abuse, PTSD, Abuse, Self-harm, Bereavement, Sexual abuse, Spirituality.

Special interest areas

I work with diverse patients in a wide range of contexts including professional settings, non-profit organisations, families and education. I have particular experience with young people and trauma.

Personal Statement

I use EMDR to promote progress and faster recovery with most common mental health problems. It is quickly effective for processing simple traumas such as car accidents or witnessing something very upsetting. It also helps get to the root of problems of more stubborn behaviours such as anger, addictions or lack of motivation. I work with common issues such as depression, work related stress, grief, divorce, men's issues and intimacy.

 

I regularly use the Comprehensive Resource Model to develop resilience and to help process traumatic events that happen early in life and may be forgotten but still impacting current life. This is particularly helpful when working with complex trauma.

 

We will meet for one or two initial sessions to decide how I can best help you. We will first focus on the best way to improve things quickly for you and we will agree together on the best treatment plan.