You can be reassured that I have undertaken a rigorous professional training with one of the most reputable training institutions in the UK and that I work in accordance with a strict professional code of ethical standards.
I have undertaken a ‘classical training’ as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist (7 years) and although this is my preferred way of working, I have a broad awareness of many other types of therapy including Attachment Theory, Jungian Analytical Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral approaches (CBT) and Humanistic therapies (Transactional Analysis, Existential, Person-Centred).
(Counselling and Psychotherapy)
Licensed to Practice Once-Weekly Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
(Clinical Qualification, WPF Therapy)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice
(University of Roehampton)
Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
Diploma in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Counselling Skills
(Working with vulnerable adults)
I teach trainee counsellors at Clinical Diploma level on a BACP-accredited Psychodynamic Counselling course.
Registered Member MBACP (No.375570), UKCP (No.2011170874), FPC (35882669)
I adhere to the BACP, UKCP and FPC codes of ethical conduct and good practice including requirements for regular Clinical Supervision and Continuous Professional Development.
Other Qualifications and Experience
Institute of Linguists Final Diploma in French
In my first career I have worked for almost 40 years in a service industry environment at all levels from the shop floor to senior executive roles. I am familiar with the pressures of a modern workplace. I have also worked for many years as an industry mentor and coach and have been involved in management and leadership development programmes.