I’ve been a practicing counsellor since 2005 and have a background in mental health and psychology. I am trained in Integrative counselling (Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and CBT). I have also completed further qualifications and workshops to develop my skills and am committed to continued professional development.
I’m a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy(BACP) and abide by the BACP’s ethical framework (links are provided at the bottom of the page). I’ve extensive experience of working in a variety of environments and with clients of all ages with a diverse range of issues.
Certificate of Proficiency, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2015
Masters with Distinction in Developmental and Therapeutic Play, Swansea University, 2010
Postgraduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, University of Wales, Newport, 2004 – 2006
Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Skills, University of Wales, Newport, 2003 – 2004
BSc Hons Combined Studies 2:1 (Psychology and Astronomy) University of Glamorgan, 1997 – 2000
Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction: A Trauma -Informed Approach Cruse Masterclass with R Neimeyer PhD, 2019
4 -Week Course Stress Resilience: A Transformational Approach, Mindful Space, 2019
8-Week Course in Mindfulness (MBSR/MBCT), Mindful Space, 2018
Solution- Focused Brief Therapy, Teamworks 2018
Using Creativity to Help Disturbed Children, Mindfields College, 2010
Working Together to Safeguard Children, BCBC, 2007
ACPC Recognising Abuse and Neglect, CBBC, 2006
Supporting People with Eating Disorders, EDA, 2005
Substance Misuse and Domestic Violence Training Day, Islwyn Drug and Alcohol Project, 2005
Dual Diagnosis, Islwyn Drug and Alcohol Project, 2004
Introductory Training Programme on Substance Misuse, Newlink Wales, 2004
I am fully committed to continued professional development.