I am a qualified and accredited psychotherapist, registered with The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). I hold a diploma in Transpersonal Integrative Psychotherapy from the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE). 2021 Attachment-informed EMDR part one
I completed the four year diploma in 2014; it is accredited by both UKCP and The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the two main bodies that set standards for psychotherapy and counselling training and practice in the UK.
Additional qualifications and experience include:
2020 Flash Technique (basic and advanced), an adjunct to EMDR
Between 2016 and 2019, I trained in levels 1-3 in EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing), an evidence-based therapy developed to treat trauma.
2016 Couples counselling at The Centre for Systemic Constellations
2012 Specialist training in loss, complicated grief and traumatic bereavement at Wandsworth Bereavement Service
BSc (Hons) in psychology from the University of Roehampton in 2005
Alternative therapist: reflexologist and reiki healer
State Registered Nurse
I also undertake extensive continuing professional development (CPD). Recent topics include shame in the therapeutic space, trauma and the use of constellations in therapy.
In addition to private practice, I worked for four years as a telephone counsellor at Cic, an employee assistance provider. I have also worked at:
Wandsworth Bereavement Service
Formerly in PR and medical communications, I have extensive first-hand experience of the pressures of the corporate world.
I have been fully checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau)
I receive regular clinical supervision with a qualified and accredited supervisor
I also attend regular specialist supervision sessions - both group and individual - with an EMDR consultant
I attend peer supervision sessions each month
I support myself with yoga, meditation and good nutrition
I hold professional indemnity insurance
I am a student of A Course in Miracles