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I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor, experienced in delivering face to face and Online counselling and more recently specialising in Psychosexual and Couples Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I have worked in the public health sector for the past 8 years working previously in frontline roles with a focus on: mental health, HIV and sexual health, LGBT, substance misuse, domestic violence, people with learning disabilities and homeless. Currently, I am overseeing the running of a Talking Therapy Department for a Charity in London.
My main areas of practice and experience are:
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- Coping with Anxiety and/or Depression
- Coping with Crisis
- Coming to terms with sexuality and/or gender identity
- Coming Out
- Being ostracised from family and friends
- Issues with romantic and platonic relationships
- Coming to terms with HIV and STI diagnosis
- Understanding self
- Effects of racism
- Abuse and trauma
- Dealing with substance misuse
- Sexual issues
- Work stress
Counsellor, Psychotherapist, EMDR Accredited Practitioner, Supervisor and Equine Facilitated Psychotherapist
I have spaces available for new clients. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions you may have.
I focus on the healing of inner systems through Self-leadership. The defences you have built around your vulnerability have served you to survive. Connecting to your inner parts and processes in a creative and caring dialogue brings awareness of who you really are and—finally—also healing. This is the essence of what is called Internal Family Systems Therapy; but it is also the core of Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry. I would like to facilitate this inner process. In the first video session we would try to find out if we can work with each other, if online counselling is the right way for you and how we can proceed. And we take it from there…
I am a friendly and fully qualified counsellor committed to providing a confidential and non-judgemental environment. I am an Accredited and Registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I have 10 years of experience in working with a diverse range of clients, including people who identify as LGBTQ+. For me, the heart of counselling is a good relationship between client and counsellor. This helps to create a safe and respectful setting for exploration, reflection and understanding of what is important to you.
As we are all individual and unique, people will naturally need different things from counselling. I use an integrative, person-centred approach which means that we can work together in a way which best suits you, drawing from different techniques which will support you through the process of counselling. I will help you to reflect and explore to find your own solutions and your own methods of overcoming challenges.
I believe that counselling should be completely non-discriminatory. As an essential part of this belief I work with a LGBTQ+/GSRD affirmative approach. I am also sensitive to issues surrounding BAME communities, race, ethnicity and culture as well as individuals’ religious beliefs. I am an Accredited member of the BACP and I am on their Register of Practitioners. I also adhere to their ethical framework for good practice, attend regular professional supervision and ensure I take part in continuing professional development training.
I offer an initial session at a reduced rate. This is for us to discuss what has brought you to counselling and what your expectations of it are, as well as for you to be able to raise any questions or concerns you may have about counselling. It will also be a chance for us to see if we will be comfortable working [...]
People can benefit from counselling for many reasons; to deal with thoughts, feelings and behaviours that may be causing distress; for support in times of difficulty; or to seek greater self-awareness and fulfilment in life, enabling growth and deeper understanding.
It is not always easy to speak to friends or family about difficult or personal issues and it can help to speak to a counsellor who will not judge you or tell you what to do. Counselling can give you the opportunity to be heard, to enable you to make your own decisions, in a supportive and confidential environment.
If you think counselling could help you, please do get in touch and we can arrange an initial appointment to see how we can work together.
I practice from a humanistic integrative approach which means that I use theories and techniques from various psychotherapeutic perspectives. I also use a relational analytic approach which uses the relationship between therapist and client to explore and deepen the work. We will initially discuss the reasons for you seeking therapy and if we are happy to proceed, we will arrange an initial session in which you will have the opportunity to find out if you think counselling could help you and if so, we will work towards an agreed plan for our therapy.
It is usual to plan for six or twelve sessions, with regular reviews to assess how the therapy is going and we can add or reduce the number at any time. There is no obligation to continue and you may finish therapy at any stage, although it is beneficial to work towards a planned ending. Sessions last for 50 minutes and are usually held at the same time each week, although fortnightly sessions are also available.
I have a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Advance Clinical Practice), [...]
As an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I offer person-centred, solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and personal development coaching in a relaxed and supportive environment, either face to face in my practice room, or remotely by telephone, webcam or email - whichever works best for you.
My website provides a wealth of information: https://www.arboretumcounselling.com/
I work with both short term interventions and long term support depending on your requirements. I will work alongside you in a non-judgmental, confidential, empathic way which will allow you the time and space to make sense of and face whatever issues you have to enable you to move forward.
I am trained in telephone and web-based counselling and take your data security seriously. Online therapy gives you the opportunity to access counselling support at a time and in a place which suits you best.
I work with children and adults (including couples) encountering:
- Anxiety and Panic
- Depression Bereavement and loss
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Family and relationship problems
- Postnatal depression
- Low self-esteem
- Start-up businesses
- Work / Life balance
- Conflict management
- Influencing skills
- Lack of motivation
- Career progression / change
My sessions cost £45 per hour (£50 couples)
- MSc Counselling Psychology (Keele University)
- Diploma in CBT (University of Western Scotland)
- Certified Cyber Therapist (Institute of Online Therapy)
- Certificate in Couples Counselling
- NLP Master Practitioner
- UK College of Life Coaching Accredited Life Coach
- Diploma in Coaching for Business Performance and Course trainer (Newcastle College)
- PGCE Primary with QTS
- Level 4 Certificate in Counselling Children (Practice)