- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
I am an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist having worked within the NHS and private sector for over 20 years.
I work face to face online and offer telephone therapy
I offer a safe and confidential space in which to discuss your difficulties and will tailor a your therapy to your needs, I am qualified in a range of therapies and can draw on psychological ideas that are informed by the most up to date evidence, as well as best practice. My clients are adults who range in age from the age of 18 until their most senior years. I use a range of different therapies including CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EMDR therapy, Integrative Psychotherapy. Both short-term and long-term options are available.
I trained initially at Metanoia Institute where I was awarded my MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy, I Completed a Post Graduate Diploma in CBT therapy in 2012 at Salomons, Canterbury Christ Church University.
I have also completed EMDR trauma training parts 1,2 & 3 and am accredited with the EMDR Association. I have a range of useful therapies I am able to offer depending on your individual needs.
My previous posts:
The Maudsley Hopsital Addictions Service 1995 - 2001 & Perinatal Services 2001 - 2002;
The Priory Hospital Hayes, Kent. Psychotherapist, Eating disorders Service 2002-2003
Primary Care Counselling Service Lambeth London 2003 -2006;
Macmillan and Kent & Medway Cancer Network, 2007-2009
Kent & Medway Primary Partnership Trust, Secondary Care Psychological services Locum Posts , 2006 & 2009.
IAPT Psychological service East London NHS Trust 2009 - 2019
IAPT psychological service Brighton & Hove NHS 2010- 2013
IAPT psychological service Kent & Medway NHS
2013 - 2015
Areas of interest
anxiety & stress;
work related concerns;
physical health conditions;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
‘Coping with the Emotional and Psychological
Affects of Cancer’ booklet
Luke K, & A Minihane 2002
Kent & Medway Cancer Network
Won BMA Award as highly recommended patient information 2003
Luke, K & Minihane, A; ( 2002) Final Project Report, Building Resistance; Developing Improved Supportive and Psychosocial Care for Patients Diagnosed with Cancer. Macmillan & Kent & Medway Cancer Network
- MSc Integrative Psychotherapy Metanoia Institute 2002
- Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy Salomons, Canterbury Christ Church University 2012
- EMDR trauma therapy Richman EMDR London 2008 & EMDR Extra 2014 2008
- BA (Hons) Social Sciences London Metropolitan University 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- BABCP British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Therapy , 2012
- EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner , 2017
Affiliations / memberships
BABCP - British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
Registration number: 090278
EMDR Association for UK & Ireland
Registration Number: M0347
- Lombard House12/17 Upper Bridge StreetCANTERBURY
- 10:00 - 18:00
- 07545 197910
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychotherapy session - (5-50)