About Me

Qualifications

Diploma in Counselling 1996

Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People 2009

BACP  Accreditation 2012

Advanced Post Diploma Certificate –  Person Centred Couples Course 2014

As a Registered, Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am fully committed to providing a professional and ethical service for my clients.

My past experience includes working in a GP’s practice, as well as for two local charities. I spent four years working at the Counselling and Family Centre Altrincham. In addition to counselling adults, couples and young people I was actively involved in several projects designed to extend our service; one being an outreach service to adults in the community, in which I worked with a number of clients in their own homes.  I was also a member of the training team delivering in house courses to student counsellors.

I was a member of the counselling team at Beacon Counselling in Bramhall for three years, working in a GP setting with adults in the Stockport area.

Below are listed some of the issues which I work with on a regular basis:

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Menopause
  • Personal Development *
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self-Harm
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Place Issues

In addition, I offer:

  • Short-term solution-focussed therapy to employees via Employee Assistance Providers.
  • Personal Development to Counsellors and Counselling students who wish to undertake therapy as part of their study.

I believe continuing professional development is essential in maintaining my knowledge and expertise.  In addition to my formal qualifications, I regularly attend CPD training workshops and have recently completed workshops in:

  • Working with Stroke Survivors
  • Working with Men
  • Working with Suicidal clients
  • Abuse
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Clients
  • Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Working with Self-Harm
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