Qualifications & Experience

Academic Qualifications:

MSc: Person Centred & Experiential Psychotherapy (Distinction)
BSc (Hons): Life Sciences (1st)

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I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist for the past 4 years in both the charity sector and in enhanced primary care in the NHS.  Before solely concentrating on psychotherapy, I have experience within both the education and corporate sectors.  I believe having a wide range of life experiences supports me to be a more rounded person and to be a more effective therapist.

My experiences have given me a particular interest in how the work-place effects a person’s wellbeing, how issues in relationships can be difficult, as well has how trauma impacts people over time.

I offer both short-term counselling, where we can work through a specific problem and longer-term psychotherapy where deeper issues can be explored.

As part of working ethically we would regularly review progress to make sure your needs are being met.

Further Training & CPD

So far this year I have completed training courses to expand my expertise in working with trauma. As part of my membership to an ethical body I undertake at least 50 hours a year of CPD.


I am fully insured to practice as a psychotherapist and counsellor and am subscribed to the Disclosure and Barring Updates service.

Ethical Working

The UKCP maintains a clinical register of all psychotherapists and counsellors who have undergone the required rigorous training to meet their standards of proficiency to practice safely and ethically.

I hold full clinical membership for the following:

  • UKCP:  Registered Clinical Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.
  • HIPC: Registered Clinical Member of the Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College.
  • SPTI: Graduate Member of the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute

I practice in accordance with their ethical frameworks which are designed to ensure the welfare of you as a client.

They can be found here: UKCP & SPTI