My counselling practice:

I hold a Foundation Degree in Counselling, rewarding me with professional membership of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I am therefore bound by the BACP Ethical Framework which is deeply attuned to my own value system of integrity, justice, fairness and compassion which I endeavour to offer both within the counselling room and personal life.

In my practice I work with children, young people and others, supporting their respective needs for change. I co-facilitate therapy support group work for individuals experiencing anxiety and depression.

For the last fifteen years I have been a listening volunteer for the Samaritans, supporting those experiencing suicidal thoughts and often deep despair.

I am professionally trained to work in my practice using an integrative relational model which is a blend of many disciplines including humanistic and psychodynamic modalities. This means I will adapt my support with the techniques and approach which best meets your specific needs as therapeutic counselling is first and foremost about you. 

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What can you expect in our work together

At the outset of our work, we will focus on identifying your counselling goals and expectations, and the therapeutic support plan, allowing you to achieve this.

We will also review the progress against these goals at regular intervals throughout our work to ensure the support you receive remains relevant.

I will be along your side and present throughout, helping you sort through the things that are difficult right now, and offer you a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment.

The counselling relationship is at the very heart my practice, offering you opportunity over time to reveal more of yourself, unhidden, and authentic. This way of being is often denied to us in many real-world relationships, where the normal is to hide our core centre but permit others to interact solely with the outer most fringes of our real selves.

I will endeavour to nurture this trust between us, by offering confidentiality as a core ethical principle, receiving information that you chose to share with me, with the highest respect and regard. I strive to be empathic to your feelings, not be judgemental but interested and curious in supporting deep exploration of those feelings.

I will strive to be my authentic self in your company, no hidden agenda of my own where your autonomy is recognised and encouraged. I am present with you, supporting you to re-connect to that innermost voice, allowing you to untwine in a meaningful way, which may otherwise seem like an intractable ball of tangled emotions

In this way, therapy has the power to develop a different but more positive and personally meaningful experience of being, revealing more of our innermost core.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

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I am experienced in working with adults and young people in one-to-one short term/time limited and longer-term therapy, both In-Person and Online phone/video conference counselling. In addition to my private practice, I work for a local charity organisation as a therapeutic counsellor.


Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Counselling – Level 5 (Clarkson Relational 5 Model)

University of Greenwich

CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling

Certificate - Mental Health First Aid

MHFA Organization


MindEd Training for Counselling Young People

Supporting Young People with Eating Disorders

Anxiety with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Self-Harm & Risky Behaviour

Time Limited Counselling

Safeguarding Training - Young People

The Sexuality, Gender and Transgender Training

Talking with young people about sex and relationships

Open University Online Counselling Training

Couples Counselling/Counselling Academy CPD

Samaritans, listening volunteer


Post Graduate Diploma Business Studies

University of Surrey

Master's degree, (MSc.) Solid State Physics

University of Portsmouth

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Brighton

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