My formal qualifications are

  • MA (Distinction) in Social Policy, with a detailed study of The Family

  • For my Master’s Thesis, I researched gender awareness in Family Therapy.

  • Dip.Couns.

  • Dip. Systemic Family Therapy Part I

  • BACP Accredited

  • UKRC Registered


My further studies in recent years have focused on:
Gestalt Psychotherapy, Business Coaching, and working with Systemic Family Constellations.

My professional experience

 

I have worked as a psychotherapist and counsellor for thirty years.  During that time I have run an independent private practice, worked as a University Student Counsellor, undertaken short-term therapy for employees of corporate organisations and run my own management training partnership

I travelled in India researching the position of women in Indian society and counselling in government hospitals.   Over three decades I have taught and supervised. As a Fellow of Leo Baeck College, I have taught theological students the life cycle, bereavement and loss, and pastoral skills.  At the School of Psychotherapy and Counselling at Regent’s University, I have lectured and supervised students across the five years of training.

My specialist areas

 

I specialise in working with individuals and couples in the following areas:

 

Relationship and family issues
Life cycle transitions
Bereavement

Gender issues
Anxiety and stress
Work-related issues
Cross-cultural counselling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Code of Ethics & Insurance

 

I subscribe to the Code of Ethics of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I hold both Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

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