I began practicing as a psychotherapist in 2003 and currently work solely in private practice.

Prior to this, I worked in acute mental health services as a dance movement psychotherapist. Working on an in-patient unit (for South London & Maudsley NHS Trust) and out-patient services (in the NHS, Social Services Day centre and the voluntary sector such as MIND) I have worked with people experiencing and recovering from severe mental health problems.

I was a counsellor at HELP counselling Service.

I have worked with people from many different social and professional backgrounds and welcome difference and diversity. I work with adults over the age of 18.

I have experience of working with:-

Depression
Mood difficulties
Anxiety & panic
Feelings of despair and emptiness
Feeling stuck
Low confidence or low self esteem
Loss and bereavement
The effects of sexual, physical or psychological abuse or exploitation
Trauma
Difficulties in making or sustaining relationships
Stress
Chronic tension
Addictive behaviours and self-harming
Eating disorders
Body Image problems


Qualifications & Accreditations:-

Diploma Body Psychotherapy, Chiron Centre, London W5 (www.body-psychotherapy.org.uk)
Post-grad Diploma Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Roehampton Insitute (Surrey University)
Certificate as a Facilitator for The Bodymind Approach Symptoms Groups, for Pathways2Wellbeing (Professor Helen Payne)

UKCP accredited member (www.psychotherapy.org.uk)
CABP registered member - Chiron Association for Body Psychotherapists
(www.body-psychotherapy.org.uk)
Member of The Relational School (www.therelationalschool.co.uk)

My work is fully supervised and adheres to the ethical guidelines of CABP and UKCP.

I am committed to continuing professional development.

I am insured and CRB checked.

I am a member of the Ethics and Equal Opportunities Committee at CABP, which is an organisational member of UKCP