Biographical Counselling, Person-Centred, CBT, Systemic Practice
My work is based closely on your needs and takes in the bigger picture of the human being and your biography, helping you to find some meaning in the challenges that you meet. I work with individuals, children, young people and couples.
Registered MBACP (Accred); M.A. Couns; Dip Couns Supervision; Dip Biog Couns; PG Dip DrTh; Cert Ed
During lockdown restrictions I have been able to offer counselling via phone or Zoom video calls as well as face to face at the Elysia Therapeutic Centre. I am continuing to offer these possibilities according to whichever option suits you.
My work with you is based very much on your needs and takes in the bigger picture of the human being and your biography, helping you to find some meaning in the challenges that you meet. These challenges can provide us with an opportunity to develop and grow new capacities within ourselves that can lead to finding a more fulfilling way forward in life.
I integrate various modalities into my practice, particularly biographical counselling, the person-centred approach, solution-focussed work, cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic practice and the use of creative methods.
I have been counselling since 1994, working mainly in private practice, school settings, general practices and within the voluntary sector. My work involves counselling individuals, children, young people and couples who may be struggling with issues such as relationship difficulties, life crises, bereavement, anxiety, depression, lack of confidence, low self-esteem, trauma, anger and loss. This can be on a short or longer-term basis. I am a qualified counselling supervisor working with experienced and trainee counsellors.