Training, qualifications & experience
I have over ten years of experience in mental health, and have worked with children, adolescents and adults.
2016: Qualified as Supervisor in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy.
2015: Qualified as Practitioner in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy.
2013: Qualified as Counselling Psychologist with City University.
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) since 2013. I abide by the code of ethics and conduct of the British Psychological Society and the standards of the Health and Care Professions Council.
I have received extensive post qualification training and accreditation in the NHS. I am trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and person-centred therapy. I draw on mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT), MBT (mentalisation-based therapy) and transference-focused psychotherapy.
I have had wide-ranging experience working at primary and secondary care levels in the NHS, working with common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, OCD, health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, trauma etc. I have experience and training in working with more complex and longstanding mental health problems such as interpersonal difficulties, bipolar affective disorder, severe depression, trauma and anxiety and currently work in the NHS in secondary care. I am a visiting lecturer at City University where I have taught on the doctoral program in counselling psychology.
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask me by contacting me by email or by telephone.