Experience and Qualifications.
My early career path was a balancing act between my private client work and supporting public organisations like the NHS and various child and adult mental health charities. By choosing this pathway I exposed myself to the widest client base possible and offered support to those that otherwise could not afford therapy.
In the last ten years, I have expanded my education and added specialisms' in Psychosexual Therapy and Couples Counselling/Marriage Guidance.
- Diploma In Integrative Counselling.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychosexual & Relationship Therapy.
- Certificate in Couples Counselling.
- Certificate in advanced CBT.
- Post and pre-adoption support for coupled and prospective solo adopters, adoptees/ fostered and birth parents working with and through attachment, loss, abandonment, grief, sexual identity, genetic sexual attraction, fertility, anger, co-dependency and the whole gambit of emotions that can be elevated when we do not know who we are or where we have come from.
+ over 60 bonafide related pieces of training, including;
Trauma work within a couple's relationship, (Sally Openshaw, Cosrt).
Theraplay, Marschak interaction method (MIM) working with traumatised families and children.
Out-of-control sexual behaviours ( Doug Braun Harvey, Pink therapy).
Erotic transference and Countertransferences (Cabby Laffy, Centre for psychosexual health) + many others.
Southwark carers counselling organisation Counsellor for single clients who were carers of family/friends with Mental health conditions. The vast majority of clients had developed mental health conditions as a result of feeling ' cared out'.
Ealing Abbey counselling service Counselling solo clients with Long-term mental health conditions.
NHS Hammersmith Hospital for the Imperial College hospitals trust, counselling NHS medical staff ( Consultants, Doctors, Nurses, bio-scientists et al ) Workplace bullying and harassment, depression and anxiety disorders. Improving and implementing workers' mental and workplace health.
Mankind Counselling Services Brighton, Psychosexual therapy working with solo clients that were survivors of sexual abuse, sexual trauma and related Psychosexual and relationship issues and a wide range of mental health disorders related to the abuse they had received.
Post-adoption centre, Couples and solo counselling for a vast array of client presentations from working with couples who wish to adopt, reunion management between biological relatives, anger at authority, identity issues, reunion genetic sexual attraction, depression and childhood sexual abuse, amongst many others.
Co-facilitated a weekend workshop on Inner child recovery at the Post-Adoption Centre, North London.
+ 1000's of private client hours working with relationship difficulties, sexual and sensual issues and mental and emotional health challenges