Qualifications

PGDip Counselling, PGCert Primary Care Mental Health, PGCert Supervision, BA (Hons) Psychology

Therapeutic Approach

Person-centred, Mindfulness, Phenomenological, Solution Focused, Integrative, Transpersonal, CBT

Membership body

BACP (Accred.)

Years practicing

21 years

Issues worked with

Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Work-related issues, Cultural identity, Personal growth/wellbeing, Relationships, Social anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, Bereavement, Spirituality, Self-esteem, Attachment issues, Family issues, Addiction, Bullying, Anger, Grief, Identity issues, Mood instability, Sexual matters, Loneliness, Loss, Phobias, Self-harm, OCD, Gender identity.

Special interest areas

I specialise in spiritual development (ordained zen Buddhist practitioner), relationship issues and self-esteem.

Personal Statement

I am a post graduate BACP Accredited therapist and supervisor, offering CBT and other approaches to help with a broad range of issues and situations. I am also an ordained Zen Buddhist practitioner and assistant teacher. I specialize in supporting spiritual exploration and development, including meditation and mindfulness. I have a professional, warm and friendly approach whilst maintaining confidentiality and positive regard.

 

I have experience of working in prison, primary health care and private practice settings.  I have worked with a broad range of issues including anxiety and depression, social anxiety, relationship problems, work related stress, bereavement and childhood trauma.  I have a special interest in spiritual exploration and development working with people from any spiritual background.

 

I offer hour long daytime and evening appointments. I’m happy to answer any questions you may have about working with me.