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A Licensed Professional Here to Guide You

My Story

Hello and welcome to my website of 

My practice is located 10 minutes away from Newcastle Under Lyme or 15 minutes from Crewe.  In addition I am able to travel when requested and arranged.

I am a Registered and Accredited Psychotherapist with membership of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).  In addition I am a qualified EMDR Psychotherapist having completing all Parts of EMDR UK and Ireland Accredited Training.  I have been working therapeutically for the past 19 years with a range of both adult and child clients in range of settings that has included  a Forensic Therapeutic Community and also working with and providing assessments for Looked After Children.  My work has also including the voluntary sector and working with Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP's).  I am an experienced Psychotherapist , Trainer and also a qualified clinical supervisor.

The decision to enter into therapy can be a daunting one, and I offer a warm, safe and confidential space while we work together in supporting you to find a way forward.  My experience leads to my core belief that creating a trusting and effective therapeutic relationship is key in supporting you to move forward.

I am experienced in working with short term Counselling and long term Psychotherapy, both on a 121 basis or with groups.  I am able to provide Psychological Assessments and reports that would also include a clinical formulation that would underpin and direct the work to be undertaken.  I do offer trauma focused Psychotherapy, namely EMDR which is the NICE guideline recommendation.

Training, Qualifications & Experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Studies - Chester University

  • Masters level modules in Group Work and Cognitive Behavioural Counselling - Chester University

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Supervision - Chester University

  • Diploma in Counselling - Stoke on Trent College

  • Part 1,2 and 3 EMDR Psychotherapy Accredited by EMDR UK and Ireland

  • Certificate in Counselling - Stoke on Trent College

  • Awarded Chartered Manager status within the Chartered Management Institute

  • Chartered Management Institute Level 5 (Degree) in Leadership and Management 

  • 1st and 2nd Degree in Usui Reiki

Continued Professional Development

As a professional, I regularly attend Professional Development events and workshops.  These have included the following:

  • Grief and Loss

  • Gestalt therapy -  working with the empty chair

  • Working with Disassociatative Identity Disorder

  • Transgender awareness

  • Personality Disorder Awareness

  • Psychopathy Awareness

  • Autism and Asperger’s Awareness

  • Offence Paralleling Behaviour workshop

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