I am an experienced and qualified integrative psychotherapist and counsellor with years of experience working with a wide variety of difficulties including post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, depression, early childhood trauma, anxiety, anger, loneliness, guilt andrelationship difficulties. I value a collaborativerelationship with my clients and draw from a variety of therapeutic techniques, along with various modalities including psychodynamic, existential, transpersonal, gestalt and humanistic practices.
I have worked as an honorary psychotherapist at the West London Mental Health NHS Trust, Kingston Women Centre and private practice for a local community. An important part of training is undergoing psychotherapy as a client and I have spent several years in psychotherapy. This gives me an insight into some of the fears and difficulties that you might have in coming to therapy as well as working to process the unprocessed. As registered under the BACP and UKCP, I am bound by their ethical code in all my client work; this includes undertaking regular clinical supervision and further professional development.
On a personal note over many years I have seen the impact of difficulties on the lives of those affected and on their families and have equally seen how therapy can significantly improve the lives of oneself and loved ones. I have been witness to people in my life exploring their psychological worlds and seeking greater self-awareness. Being exposed to a wide range of personal issues and emotional difficulties myself and the impact that it has had on me, has made me want to help enable others to lead a more peaceful and balanced life.
Registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and therefore bound by their ethical framework.
Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) – Working Towards Accreditation
Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling – Regents University London
Foundation Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling – Regents University London
Masters Degree – University College London
Certificate in Trauma, the Brain & Recovery – CPD
Certificate in Time-Limited Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Adults, Children, Parents – CPD
Certificate in Narcissistic disorders – CPD
Certificate in Existential theory – CPD
Certificate in Suicide Awareness & Response Training – CPD
Certificate in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies – CPD
Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Adults – West London NHS Trust
Training in Parenting Skills and Engagement
I have full professional indemnity insurance and an enhanced DBS certificate