I am a qualified and experienced relationship/ individual counsellor and hypnotherapist with individuals. I also work with families to help them overcome any difficulties that they may be facing together.
TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
My initial training in counselling was a psychodynamic couple and individual therapy. I trained and worked for London Marriage Guidance Council for 8 years and since then have been in a busy private practice as a Couple Counsellor/Therapist since 2003 in Central and South London and more recently in Coulsdon, Surrey. Whilst in private practice I have worked a as a couple counsellor for Relate (as a practitioner working under licence) for 10 years and in the Croydon Relate offices and in London Bridge.
I have undertaken groupwork and training with couples in private practice and for Relate. I have undertaken group supervision of counselling teachers. I run online courses on relationship issues.
I am the couple and family relationship counsellor for the South East Cancer Help Centre. I have also worked as a counsellor and trainer for a GP surgery in SW London supporting patients with issues around their relationships, stress, sleep issues, confidence/self-esteem and healthy eating.
I have been a senior/visiting lecturer/student tutor in counselling/therapy at a number of London universities working with students from entry level to Masters degree level in counselling for over 10 years.
Professional Qualifications - Counselling
- Post Graduate Diploma in Couple/Relationship Counselling and Therapy - LMGC/University of Surrey
- Systemic Family Therapy - Birbeck College, University of London
- Client Centred Counselling - Birbeck College, Unversity of London
- Emotionally Focussed Couple Therapy - EFCT USA Internship
- Cognitive Behavioural Counselling (CBT) - Maudsley and Bethlem Royal NHS Trust
- Solution Focussed Therapy - RGT London
- Groupwork Training - University of Sussex
- Certificate in Online Counselling - Relate
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Professional Qualifications - Hypnotherapy
Diploma in Hypnotherapy - European College of Hypnotherapy
Diploma in Past Life Regression - European College of Hypnotherapy
Master - Neuro-Linquistic Programming (NLP)/Life Coach - Christopher Howard Associates
BA (Hons) Applied SS with CQSW - University of Hertfordshire