Training, Qualifications & Experience

I hold the following relevant qualifications:

  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision

  • PG Diploma in Integrative Counselling at the University of Bristol

  • Foundation in Health Promotion

  • Foundation in Dance Movement Therapy

  • BSc Hons Sociology and Applied Social Studies ( including a CQSW with a focus on community development)


I have practised meditation since 2007 and regularly attend various retreats in Buddhist and secular traditions.

Accredited counsellor of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy since 2011. This informs my commitment to ethical practice and ongoing training and professional development.

I am especially interested and experienced in work around:

  • Loss and Bereavement;

  • Work-Related Stress;

  • Perfectionism and Self-Criticism;

  • Bullying, Discrimination and Harassment:

  • Change, Uncertainty and Transitions.

I also have lots of experience working with:

  • Depression and Low Mood

  • Stress and Anxiety

  • Confidence and Self-worth

  • Relationship issues


I have over 17 years of experience in offering counselling, supervision and counselling training in many different settings, including health centres, mental health charities, local authority employee assistance and student counselling services.

You may feel you need a one-off session or a series of counselling sessions. You may feel you need longer-term counselling. We can discuss this in your first appointment.

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