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About Me

I am a registered and accredited counsellor - in practice for 10 years.

I have a senior accredited specialism in working with children and young people.

I have an MA in counselling and psychotherapy. 

I'm a qualified supervisor (Postgraduate Certificate - level 7)

In addition to my work in private practice, I also work as an associate lecturer with the Open University. In the past, I have worked as a counsellor in further and secondary education, and in addiction services. I have worked as a child and adolescent mental health practitioner (CAMHS), parent and family support practitioner and youth project worker. I also have a background in community arts and have worked in a range of projects involving creative arts, music, drama and dance. I have worked as a dance and drama teacher in further education. I use creativity and arts work in my therapy practice when appropriate.

I am experienced in working with children, young people and adults who present with a range of issues including: bereavement and loss, anxiety, stress, low mood, family issues, eating difficulties, illness, substance use, cultural and societal oppression, self-harm, abuse, suicidal thoughts and feelings.

I work with people who want to explore gender identity, sexuality and the diversity of intimate relationships,  people who are neurodiverse, gay, bi-sexual, trans, gender diverse, aromantic, asexual, and heterosexual.

I am committed to anti-oppressive practice.

I attend regular training to update my knowledge and skills.

Registered with the Information Commissioner's Office.

I have strong ethical values and personal integrity.

(Qualification certificates available to view on request)

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