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In view of the current climate re: corona Virus I am offering an online service via Zoom and telephone counselling. If you are happy to utilise this service please do contact me to give your consent.
My main practise approach is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy complemented by Mindfulness and the Internal Family Systems Approach.
My aim is to facilitate individuals to become experts on themselves and their problems. Assisted by the essential therapeutic relationship I encourage individuals to enquire, search and discover new ways of responding to the different blocks and dilemmas in life.
I have been practising as a therapist since 2008. Previous to this I worked as a Social Worker for a number of years in both statutory and Voluntary sectors.
I am particularly interested in new ventures that raise awareness of unmet need. This has been the reason for pursuing a career change in. I am passionate about individual potential and the creative inner strengths that brings about change, particularly in working towards self awareness, acceptance and healing.
My personal interests in life are drama, reading writing and sport.
Areas of interest
I work with individuals from the age of eighteen years upwards.
I have worked with a variety of problems i.e. Anxiety/Stress, All anxiety disorders, Depression, Anger, Abuse, Trauma, Separation/Loss/Bereavement, Addiction, Work related problems, Bullying, Low self esteem/Confidence, Relationships,
The therapy process will consist of:-
- Assessment of current problem, situation/circumstance and a potted history of yourself.
- Developing and establishing a good therapeutic relationship.
- Listening to problems experienced.
- Exploring how you see those problems and how this effects you.
- Working collaboratively towards your outcomes.
- Regular review thus taking account of how the counselling process is working for you.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Neurological disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Rheumatological conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
I have an interest in the approaches of Pesso Boyden Approach, Mindfulness and Internal Family Systems, Jungian.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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Graded measurements taken at the beginning of therapy and then at the end.
Patients Overall Progress towards Personal Identified Goal: Score from 1-10
Satisfaction Score Re: Therapy Received 1-10
Yearly percentage commencing 2020
- Diploma Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Filton College 2008
- Diploma Social Work Bristol University 1995
Affiliations / memberships
B.A.C.P. Senior Accredited Member
C.A.P.P. Community Association of Private Practitioners
- 16 Stonechat GardensBristolBS16 1UQ
- 09:00 - 06:30
- 0117 939 144
Post treatment communication
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself Tel: 0117 9391441
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Counselling session - (>50)
Psychotherapy session - (5-50)