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About Me

I'm particularly interested in helping people reach their potential. I want you to not feel held back by worry, or your history, or the circumstances you are in. I want people to be the best version of themselves that they can be. I love the process of transformation. When someone I'm working with realises what is not working, and why, it enables them to let go of old, unhelpful ways and start afresh. Life can then be full of possibilities and opportunities.

I am a firm believer in the link between mind and body. I encourage people to pay close attention not only to their thoughts and feelings, but also the sensations, aches, pains and good feelings in their bodies. This is all useful information for figuring out how you are currently coping. 

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My Qualifications & Training

  • Accredited Registered Member of the BACP

  • HE Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

  • Certificate in Bereavement Care (OCNW Accredited)

  • Bereavement Matters Conference

  • Sudden and Traumatic Death

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005

  • Awareness of Child Abuse & Neglect

  • A psychodynamic approach to short-term counselling

  • Chronic shame

  • Race and culture

  • Rewind Technique, for unwanted recall of traumatic memories

  • Menopause Seed training

  • Working with Soul, Religion and Spirituality

  • Anatomy & Physiology



I am an Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. BACP Accreditation is a quality standard for experienced practitioners. As a Registered, Accredited member of the BACP, I have demonstrated high standards of training, knowledge, experience, development and competence. I am currently working towards Senior Accreditation with the BACP.

I am committed to working to the standards set out in the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions

I have an Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure dated February 2020.
All my work is supervised by an experienced Psychotherapist.

I can help with...


Bereavement & suicide



Work or study related stress, imposter syndrome, redundancy


Improving self-confidence, self-worth & self-esteem

Pregnancy loss & missed miscarriages

How I work

I welcome enquiries from individuals and organisations about what I can offer

Short or Long-Term Therapy

After our initial discussions about what you'd like to get out of your sessions with me, you can decide whether you'd like a fixed number of sessions, or whether you'd like to keep working in a more open-ended way. At first, you might not know how long this is going to take. That's OK. I'm experienced in working both on a short-term basis, say 6-8 weeks, or longer-term.


Specialist expertise in bereavement

I have 16 years experience of working with loss and death. If you are struggling to come to terms with the death of someone who means a lot to you, then I can offer counselling to help you explore the worst parts of your grief. I can help with:

  • Death of life partner, parent, child or pregnancy

  • Sudden or unexpected death

  • Times when more than one person has died

  • When you have experienced a series of bereavements over a period of time

  • If the death happened a long time ago

  • Death of someone following prolonged illness

  • Death of someone you were caring for

  • Pregnancy loss/miscarriage

  • Recent deaths

  • Coping with the death of someone who is terminally ill

  • Coping with anniversaries and birthdays

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Working with organisations

I am a Registered Provider of Psychotherapy with AXA Health. One of the benefits of an AXA Health private health insurance policy is up to 10 psychotherapy appointments. Please contact me with your Member Number and the Authorisation Code given to you by AXA if you would like to arrange an appointment with me under your insurance policy.


I am also an Affiliate Counsellor at AXA Health via their Employee Assistance Programme. You might be entitled to free counselling appointments via your employer if they have an arrangement with AXA. 

I work with the Miscarriage Association to support people coping with the loss of their pregnancy.


What to expect

When you first make contact I will:

  • respond as quickly as possible

  • offer you a free 15 minute telephone call

  • ask a little about the difficulties you are facing, to make sure I am the right person to help

  • find a suitable time to meet, if you would like to

  • make a note of your telephone number and email address

  • email you to confirm the time and location of our meeting, if we have arranged to meet.

What to expect from our first meeting

The nature of our first meeting will be a little different from any following meetings. This meeting allows you to come and check me out, check the place out and see if I am someone you would like to continue working with. It is an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have. There is no obligation to continue after the first meeting. Also, I will be wanting to find out a little more about you and what you are experiencing, and talk through the counselling I offer. We will then decide whether we would like to carry on working together. If we do, we will read over the contract together and talk about how many sessions you might like. Sessions are weekly.

What to expect from subsequent sessions

Your counselling sessions are your space to explore any aspect of yourself, your circumstances and/or your relationships. I will follow your lead and you can start wherever feels most appropriate to you. If you don't know where to start, that's OK too. Together, we will work it out. Where appropriate, I will offer you helpful techniques to support you going forwards. Periodically, we will look at where you started, where you are now and which things still need to be explored - to make sure your counselling sessions are giving you what you need and that we are on track.

What to expect from our last session together

Our last session is a chance for us to look back over our work together. We can note the high points and low points. Finally, we will say our goodbyes.


Counselling sessions are 50 minutes and cost £53 per session.

Here are my Terms and Conditions.

Protecting your data

When you contact me with an enquiry about my counselling services I will collect information to help me satisfy your enquiry. This will include your name, your email address and your telephone number.

If you decide not to proceed I will ensure all your personal data is deleted within 30 days. If you would like me to delete this information sooner, just let me know.

Your privacy is very important to me and you can be confident that your personal information will be kept safe and secure and will only be used for the purpose it was given to me. I adhere to current data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (EU/2016/679) (the GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. My Privacy Notice is here

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