About Me

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I have over twenty years’ experience in personal development with a background in management consultancy, coaching, training, teaching and therapy.  

In addition to my private practice I work in an agency dealing with GP referrals for anxiety and depression; a women’s aid charity for domestic and sexual abuse; and a national children’s charity as a therapist using child-led play in a local primary school.  

Qualifications:

  • MSc degree from Keele University in Counselling Psychology 
  • NLP Master Practitioner
  • Talking Achievement Coach (West Midlands Secondary Schools Programme)
  • UK College of Life Coaching Accredited Life Coach
  • Diploma in Coaching for Business Performance and Course trainer (Newcastle College)
  • PGCE Primary with QTS 
  • Enhanced Makaton certification
  • Level 4 Certificate in Counselling Children (Practice)

Recent Training Courses:

  • UK Mental Health FIrst Aid: Youth (2016)
  • UK Mental Health First Aid: Adults (2015)
  • Nature as Co Therapist (accredited by the BACP/ Keele University)
  • Safeguarding
  • Mindfulness
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Awareness (Sandwell Women’s Aid)
  • Trauma

As a registered member of the BACP I adhere to their code of ethics and have regular professional clinical supervision.