I am a BACP Accredited counsellor offering counselling to adults, children and young people and practice from consulting rooms at the Beacon Centre in Chafford Hundred. I am also a Certified Cyber Therapist and provide counselling online through Zoom and FaceTime. I’ve been a therapist for 14 years and have worked in a variety of settings.
I specialise in working with trauma and am a qualified EMDR therapist. In my EMDR practice I’ve worked with clients who serve in the military and the police. EMDR is also particularly effective in treating Eating Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapy designed to help people recover from traumatic events in their lives. EMDR is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). I am a member of the EMDR Association UK and am working towards EMDR Accreditation.
I have a particular interest in working with neurodiversity (Autism Spectrum Condition, ADHD and Extreme Demand Avoidance).
I am a consultant, associate supervisor and facilitator for Leeds Beckett University’s Carnegie School of Education and provide group supervision to headteachers of special schools. In my private practice I deliver supervision services in a group and individual context to Counsellors, Headteachers, Deputy Head Teachers, Pastoral Leads and Safeguarding Leads.
Over the past 14 years I have delivered counselling training from certificate to diploma level and delivered workshops in schools on mental health issues impacting children and young people. As a facilitator at Leeds Beckett University’s Carnegie School of Education, I deliver online workshops to schools on developing supervision skills and how to deliver supervision sessions in schools. As a training partner of Leeds Beckett University, Minds Ahead offers a Post Grad Diploma on the School Mental Health Specialist Programme and I deliver peer to peer supervision workshops for students on this programme as well as facilitating group supervision sessions for the students throughout the year.