BA in Childhood & Youth Studies, Open University, June 2014 OCST, July 2020 MSc in Psychology of Mental Health & Wellbeing, 2023
Issues worked with
Attachment issues, Bereavement, Childhood abuse, Chronic fatigue, Dementia, Dyslexia, Gambling, Gaming, Autism spectrum disorder, Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), HIV/AIDS, Social anxiety, Domestic abuse, Emotional abuse, Fertility and pregnancy, Bullying, Depression, Chronic or acute health conditions, Disordered eating, Complex Grief, ADHD/ADD, Abuse (unspecified), Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Bipolar Disorder, Confidence/Self-esteem, Family issues/relationships, Gender identity (incl. dysphoria).
Special interest areas
I originally qualified as a nursery nurse, where I gained experience working with children 0-5 years; as a family support worker and youth counsellor I have worked with children and young people 5-25 years. As an administrator in a nursing home, I have supported end-of-life clients and those recently diagnosed with dementia. I have experience working with male, female, non-binary, and trans clients, as well as other members of the LGBTQIA+ community. I have worked as an in-house counsellor at a drug and alcohol rehab center..
I am a person-centred counsellor, this mean what you bring to the session is what we will talk about, regardless of the goals you have set; I am also integrative, which means I can utilise techniques, such as CBT or hypnosis, you ensure you have a truly tailored experience. I work with my clients by utilising their strengths to manage areas that can be developed, with a focus on self care and resilience.