As a Registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist I have completed extensive and rigorous training in psychological counselling and psychotherapy. I am a member of the Division of Counselling Psychology with the British Psychological Society and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with adults experiencing a wide range of issues.
I work as a Chartered Counselling Psychologist for the NHS within the acute care service. My work involves providing treatment and support to patients through psychological assessments, providing collaborative formulations to clients, undertaking psychometric tests and providing one to one therapy including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT),Dialectical Behaviour therapy (DBT) to clients and supervising assistant psychologists within the service.
I am the Clinical Lead for EACH Counselling and Support an organisation that offers one to one therapy and group support to adults experiencing mental health concerns, addictions, violence and abuse. I also provide clinical supervision for therapists and have extensive experience of managing clinical services.
I have worked in a variety of NHS settings, including: primary care, community mental health teams, inpatient and outpatient adult psychotherapy departments and drug and alcohol settings. As a therapist and practitioner I have worked with individuals from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds with different psychological presentations, including: childhood sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence, addictions, trauma, learning disabilities, and long-term mental health issues. Working within varied settings has allowed me to work with adults and families, deepening my understanding of working with individuals of all ages across the lifespan and from different backgrounds, experiences and cultures.
DPsych in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy
Memberships & Affiliations
Registered Counselling Psychologist (Health Care Professionals Council)
Chartered Psychologist and full member of the Division of Counselling Psychology (British Psychological Society)
Adult EMDR (Levels 1-3) Fully Qualified
Member organisations Registered / Accredited
Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
British Psychological Society (BPS)