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I am a BACP accredited and registered Integrative Therapist with nearly 20 years' experience working with adults in the NHS (Psychological Wellbeing Service IAPT), GP Surgeries, a local counselling agency and private practice. I am also a qualified Supervisor of therapists and those in the helping professions. I offer an encouraging, collaborative, practical, hopeful therapy tailored to the individual. I see people for appointments during the daytime Mondays - Thursdays.
My practice is integrative, based on the concepts of Alfred Adler (1870-1937). The Adlerian therapeutic relationship is characterised by collaboration between therapist and client, working towards mutually agreed goals, from a consistently encouraging stance.
I also incorporate aspects of Mindfulness, Compassion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy into my work as appropriate. All of these approaches have been proven to have a positive impact on a person’s well-being.
I have also been a tutor on a local counselling course, and have delivered assertiveness training throughout Cambridgeshire. In addition, I have a background in Adult Careers Counselling and Employment Advice, helping people in periods of change, from finding a first job to sustaining work through periods of stress.
Areas of interest
I work with adult individuals from the age of 18 upwards.
Issues that I can help with include but are not limited to: anxiety; panic; depression; low self-esteem; relationship and family issues; stress; work-related stress; life transitions; redundancy; career change; grief and loss; chronic fatigue syndrome/ME; sexuality; spirituality; abuse; trauma; shame; anger management; carer support; disabilities; dissociation; loneliness; illness.
- Advanced Certificate in the Theory of Individual Psychology and Adlerian Counselling Skills Bottisham Village College (NOCN) 2004
- Diploma in Adlerian Counselling (Theory & Practice of Individual Psychology) (Dip IIP) Bottisham Village College (NOCN) & ASIIP 2007
- IAPT Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) Practitioner Training IPT West Midlands Training Centre 2018
- Diploma in Supervision - An Adlerian Integrative Approach Cambridge Supervision Training 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy , 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy - Registered and Accredited Member
Adlerian Society UK
Cambridge Adlerian Society
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Counselling session - (>50)
Psychotherapy session - (5-50)
Psychotherapy session - remote - (5-50)
Counselling session - remote - (1-5)