Qualifications & Experience

BA (Hons) Person Centred Counselling (2006)

Cert PC Art Therapy Skills (2004)

Adv Diploma Person Centred Counselling (2003) 

Cert PC Counselling Skills (2001) 

Cert Health & Social Care (1998) 

Post Graduate Cert Education (2008)

I have twelve years experience of counselling in various settings. As well as my private counselling practice, I have worked for a voluntary sector organisation and in a primary school counselling children. I have also worked as a trainer of counsellors.

I have facilitated many groups for women affected by anxiety, stress and low self-esteem. I have also worked with groups of people with learning disabilities and long-term mental health problems in NHS settings. Over many years I have worked with lots of groups of young people in voluntary settings. I really enjoy working with young people. I am also passionate about empowering women and interested in difference and diversity.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family relationships / break downs 

Discrimination and Power Issues 

Birth Trauma

I can also offer Relaxation Training

I have attended many short training courses, including: Play Therapy, Anti-discriminatory practice, The Children Act,working with young people, Bereavement, Addiction and Stress Management.