I am an FdSc Degree qualified, Person-Centred Counsellor (University of Brighton). Previous to this I attained a Level 1-3 qualification in therapeutic counselling.

In addition to my professional qualifications I have undertaken & completed training certificates in :

  • working creatively with children and young people

  • working with anxious teenagers

  • working safely & ethically with clients at risk

  • self-harm & suicide

  • trauma

  • childhood trauma & neglect

  • loss and bereavement

  • relating in depth

  • anger

  • setting goals in counselling

  • neuroscience (mind and body connections and the way our brains work).

  • Focusing (working with the way we feel things in our body).

  • Safeguarding adults and children

  • Existential Therapies

 

Experience

Present - Working in private practice with adults and young people age 12+ with a a diverse range of issues, on a one to one basis in Eastbourne.

Present -  Working at 'The Old Bank Wellbeing Trust' counselling centre in Hampden Park Eastbourne with children, young people and adults.

Present - Volunteer Counsellor at 'Holding Space', an organisation based in Eastbourne, supporting families who may be experiencing or living with mental health difficulties.

Previous - Bereavement counsellor, working with children and young people age 6-18 as part of the therapeutic team at St Wilfrid's hospice in Eastbourne.

Previous -  working as a counsellor in a residential school with young people age 9-18 with a range of complex, social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists). This means I am trained and qualified to a required standard and abide by their code of ethics and framework of good practice. This includes attending regular supervision.

I am covered by professional liability insurance and enhanced DBS checked.

 

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"We don't have to do all of it alone.       We were never meant to".

                                 Brene Brown