Professionally trained in London and the South West, my practice is well respected locally.
I work with self-referrals and people recommended and referred to me from professionals and organisations across Dorset and the surrounding counties.
I established my Private Practice in 2007, and alongside this, I worked as a Senior High Intensity Counsellor in the NHS for 10 years (IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)
In addition, I am a certified counsellor in on-line and telephone counselling.
During my work with IAPT, I trained and specialised in Counselling for Depression.
(Person-Centred Counselling for Depression, PCE-CfD)
I subsequently qualified as a PCE-CFD Clinical Supervisor.
PCE-CfD is an effective, evidence-based therapy for low mood & depression, used within the NHS and recognised by NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).
I continue to supervise both trainee and qualified counsellors practicing locally and nationally.
I am registered with the Professional Standards Authority Register no. 019950
This register lists therapists who have demonstrated high professional standards and is in place so that you can choose a counsellor who has been independently assessed and approved.
I work in accordance with the BACP Ethical framework for Good Practice and I am committed to continuing professional development (CPD) and on-going training - I undertake a minimum of 30 hours CPD per year in order to maintain my Accreditation status.
My additional CPD training has been extensive over the years, and includes;
Since qualifying in 2006, my counselling work has taken me across the public, private and voluntary sectors in Dorset.
I currently offer counselling in Weymouth to people aged 18 yrs and over
''We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to'' - Brene Brown