I have spent 26 years working in my own successful private practice seeing adults and children. I spent 14 years working as a part-time Highly Specialist Child and Adolescent Therapist in the NHS working with children, teenagers and their families within two CAMHS teams. My work has been featured in numerous publications including 'Psychologies' magazine, Staffordshire and Derbyshire lifestyle magazines, professional journals e.g. BACP's Children and Young People's journal and The British Journal of School Nursing. I have also been interviewed several times on BBC radio on issues to do with wellbeing and mental health.
Issues often worked with
For further information about my programmes, availability and fees please book a free 30 minute telephone call with me through my website.
Training and qualifications
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
MEd Counselling 1995
Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling 1993
Diploma in Play Therapy 2001
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Level 1 and 2 (2007)
EFT Advanced Practitioner Level 3 (2009)
Accredited Diploma in Performance Coaching (2010)
ChildLine counsellor 1992-5
Bereavement counsellor with Cruse (1992-5)
Also trained in:
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Groupwork with Children and Adolescents
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Motivational Interviewing Techniques and Ecotherapy
I am accredited by the BACP and adhers to their code of Ethics and Practice. I am also a senior accredited member of the NCP (National Council of Psychotherapists); a founding member of the Coaching Division of the BACP; a member of BAPT (British Association of Play Therapists) and AAMET (Association of Meridian Energy Therapists).