I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Bsc, PGDip, MBACP
After obtaining my degree in Politics at The University of Bristol, I worked in Central London in ‘people-focused’ and communication roles for over 12 years, managing and mentoring individuals at some of London’s leading agencies and brands. To build on these skills, I also trained as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor which has allowed me to develop increasingly practical and effective sessions for those dealing with both personal and professional issues. My long-standing experience of both the corporate and counselling world enables me to help people navigate challenging periods in life in a warm and supportive environment, whilst balancing the pressures of a career.
Training and Qualifications
I obtained my qualifications to practice psychotherapy and counselling at Regent’s University and have undertaken additional training with The Samaritans, SANE and Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (OCTC). I have also been lucky enough to take part in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) training with the internationally renowned Christine Padesky, author of Mind Over Mood. Importantly, I have continued to attend and take part in Continued Professional Development (CPD) sessions at The Tavistock and Portman and several more approved by The British Psychological Society.
As well as running my own psychotherapy practice, I’ve worked at a specialist Bereavement Centre in East London and have acted as a volunteer psychotherapist at Therapy4Healing. This social enterprise offers 1-2-1 psychotherapy to individuals on low incomes in East London
I also run therapy workshops for mums; a mindset MOT, you might say. This gives women the opportunity to assess how they are coping and to get to grips with really practical techniques that ensure they are as mentally robust and resilient as possible. I have a young daughter so I am particularly aware of the difficulties that arise when personal and work life cross over and the anxiety that parents can feel as a result.
Code of Ethics
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and adhere to their Code of Ethics.