I have worked as a therapist in various charitable organisations, but my primary focus is my private practice. I aim to provide a reflective space where you can talk, think and explore whatever is on your mind in a safe and confidential environment.
Experience & Expertise
My experience in therapeutic environments extends over 20 years. I have worked extensively with homeless, forensic and diverse populations and those with complex needs. Additionally, I have vast experience working long-term with people facing severe emotional difficulties, disturbing behaviours, criminality and violence.
Areas of Interest include
> Mind-Body connection
> Harmful, Destructive and Risky Behaviour
Training & Qualifications
After a career in social care, I went on to train as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist at the Manor House Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, in London. I completed a rigorous British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited training, gaining experience through seminars and clinical practice.
Additionally, I have undertaken COFRA 121 - StopSo training, a therapeutic programme to help people manage sexual risk and to live more pro-social, satisfying lives.
With the world-renowned Tavistock & Portman, I attended a year-long course: Psychoanalytic ideas on violence, criminality and sexual deviation.
University of Derby: Autism, Asperger's and ADHD - Recognised and Endorsed by the ADHD Foundation
I have completed a two-year-long Infant Observation, a Psychiatric Placement, and I continue to embark on further Psychoanalytic training with the British Psychotherapy Foundation (bpf). The bpf is one of the country's most respected Psychoanalytic organisations.
I am a Certified ADHD Clinical Services Professional (ADHD-CCSP)
I am a registrant of the BPC, working to their code of ethics.
Recognised and Endorsed by the ADHD Foundation
Registered Practitioner with the following Healthcare Insurance Providers