I am an experienced, qualified counsellor / psychotherapist with a Certificate in Counselling Skills, an HE Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and a Certificate in Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), Parts 1, 2 and 3 ( EMDR Europe Accredited course). I also have a Certificate in Working with Couples and Further and Advanced Training in Couples Counselling (RELATE model).
I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Therapy and registered on the UK Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (UKRCP) and also a registered BUPA Counsellor.
I am also a qualified supervisor, with a Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy Supervision Training (Macclesfield Counselling and Training Centre).
My core training is in the 'relational approach' to counselling and psychotherapy, which enables me to help people understand and explore 'patterns' in their difficulties and relationships in order to make changes.
I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) - an evidence based therapy for treating trauma. and I am a member of the EMDR Association UK and Ireland.
I specialise in helping people with a range of difficulties including trauma and abuse, anxiety, depression, loss/bereavement and family difficulties.