Counselling and Psychotherapy face to face in South Bucks or via Skype

Experience

I trained at the Minster Centre in Queens Park, London and have been seeing clients since 2006. From 2006 to 2010 I worked with short term clients as a bereavement counsellor for Surrey North Cruse. Since 2008 I have been a counsellor with a local branch of Mind (long term clients).

Ethical Guidelines

I work to the ethical guidelines of both the UKCP and BACP and have professional indemnity insurance. My work is regularly supervised.

Qualifications

  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (Middlesex University) 2010
  • EFT Practitioner Qualification (AAMET) 2010
    (Emotional Freedom Technique / 'tapping')
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling (Minster Centre) 2008

Further training - Continuous Professional Development - CPD includes:

  • AIT (Advanced Integrative Therapy) Basic Course 3 days (2011)
  • Mindfulness training 2 days with Jon Kabat Zinn (2010)
  • Introduction to AIT (combining Jungian theory and body energy work) 2 days with Asha Clinton (2010)
  • EFT Levels 1, 2 and 3 including Practitioner's Qualification (2009 - 2010)
  • Traumatic Grief 1 day with Cruse (2009)
  • Understanding Dissociation with First Person Plural and ESTD-UK (2008)
  • Schema Therapy 3 days (2008)
  • Safeguarding Children Foundation with Family Action (2008)
  • Psychological Trauma and the Body 3 days with Confer (2007)
  • Dissociation, Complex Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with UKSSD (UK Society for the Study of Dissociation) 3 days (2006)
  • Foundation Course in Bereavement and Loss with Spelthorne Cruse (2006)

My approach to my work includes:

  • Psychodynamic theory
  • Humanistic (person-centred)
  • Gestalt
  • Transactional Analysis (TA)
  • Body energy work - EFT and AIT
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Working with trauma
  • Transpersonal

Memberships

2011 - United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists - see UKCP website

2007 - British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists - see BACP website

2005 - Trauma and Abuse Group - see TAG website

2004 - The Minster Centre - see their website