I have been counselling for 16 years, 14 of those post-qualification. I hold a Diploma in Counselling from the Metanoia Institute and a Post Graduate Diploma in Person Centred Psychological Studies, awarded after four years of MSc study. I am accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy as a counsellor/psychotherapist. I am also a UKRC Registered Independent Practitioner. I abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy and am subject to its complaints procedure.
I have been counselling young people for 17 years, in state and independent schools, a young offenders' institution, a youth counselling service and here in my private practice. I set up a school counselling service 14 years ago and continue to run it, managing the service and three counsellors for the school,
I am also a qualified counselling supervisor, holding a Certificate from Psychology Matters in Person-Centred Supervision, and supervise for Hounslow Youth Counselling Service. I am on the Metanoia Approved Supervisors list for the Person-Centred Diploma, Degree and MSc.