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28th May 2022 

About me and my experience

I qualified as a therapist and counsellor in 1999.

I began training as a therapist in 1993 with a one year Counselling course.
In 1996 I undertook a three year residential Diploma course in Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy with the 'Institute for Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy' which was accredited by the BACP.

In 2007 I trained as a Supervisor with 'Psychology Matters' and since then have given professional counselling supervision to other counsellors and psychotherapists, and trainees.

I have continued to develop my work as a therapist by attending (and sometimes organising) professional conferences, groups and workshops in the UK and USA, as well as having several papers and book chapters published.

Alongside my work as a therapist I have always worked with services offering help to people with specific problems. I worked with drug and alcohol users for over 20years and set up and ran non-judgemental services for people who used drugs and alcohol and who wanted help in this, or other areas of their lives.

I currently work in the NHS, leading a specialist social care team for people with certain specific health problems, offering help in the non medical areas of their lives.

I am interested in people and their lives and offer compassionate, non discriminatory, understanding. I am dedicated to my work as a therapist and believe that everyone has the right to a high standard of therapy.


  • 2007 Person Centred Supervision - Certificate Psychology Matters
  • 1996-99 Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy - Diploma IPCL - BACP Accredited
  • 1993 Counselling Skills in the Development of Learning - RSA certificate

    Member of ADPCA and BAPCA

    Qualifications and Experience. Bapca logo 2022