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ABOUT ME

I started studying Counselling as a post-graduate in Psychology in the early 1990's but felt that I needed to experience more of life before I could embody the therapist I wanted to be.

I have over 10 years experience in the NHS working on projects and supporting staff in a Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. I have completed four years advanced clinical training as a Psychotherapist in the field of Transactional Analysis and hold a Diploma in TA Practice. I have specific experience in youth and bereavement services along with general counselling  work. I have a particular interest in early attachment.

TRAINING/QUALIFICATIONS

TA Clinical Psychotherapy Training (Wealden Psychology)

UKATA Diploma in TA Practice 

TA Foundation Certificate 

TA 101 

Certificate in Counselling Skills

BSc (Hons) Psychology 

I also have specific training in the following areas:

Couples Counselling

Severe & complex trauma 

Treating traumatised children 

Contemporary Approaches to Eating Disorders 

CRUSE Certificate in Bereavement Training 

Working with trauma 

Telephone Support 

PACE Workshop (Dan Hughes); Attachment Focused Treatment for Childhood Trauma & Abuse 

MEMBERSHIPS & INSURANCE

I am a member of the following professional organisations and work according to their Ethical Codes:

 

UKATA (United Kingdom Association of Transactional Analysis)

BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)

ITAA (International Association of Transactional Analysis)

EATA (European Association of Transactional Analysis)

UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)

I have therapist professional indemnity insurance & can provide certification if required.

All of my work is supervised by a qualified and registered UKCP supervisor.