I have over 30 years experience of providing psychological wellbeing services, in both the NHS and private practice, enjoying the challenge and reward of supporting people to bring about positive and lasting change in their lives.
I have held both clinical and managerial roles, often a combination of both, in both Primary Care and In-patient settings. I've developed local and national professional guidelines, as well as designed and delivered continuing professional development training.
I am also committed to my own continued growth and development and receive regular supervision, personal therapy, attend professional events, conferences and workshops. I am a member of an advanced training & development group and attend regular professional networking events.
As a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, my practice is informed by it's Ethical Framework and Professional Guidelines.
Qualifications & Continuing Professional Development include:
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Essentials Lvl2
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
Certificate Existential-Humanistic Therapy
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Health and Social Care Professionals
UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice
Associate Member EMCC
RTE Diploma in Transactional Analysis Application
Introduction to Coaching - NHS
Healthcare Research Studies
Teaching & Assessment in Clinical Practice
Registered Mental Health Nurse
Registered General Nurse
My life outside of the therapy room includes, cats, kids, gardening, dyslexia and Dr. Who.
If there is more you'd like to know about me, to help you decide if you'd like for us to work together, I'd welcome you getting in touch.