Dip.Couns. MBACP MNCS(Acc.) Reg'd CoP.
Training and continuing professional development (CPD)
2013 – 2019
Minster Centre, Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy training: P.G.Dip.
(Second therapy training, this time in psychotherapy as well as counselling).
2020. Nature Assisted Psychotherapy: Brief training to integrate in, with main training.
2016-18. Camden Carers. Trainee psychotherapist placement.
2014-15. Women in Prison. Trainee psychotherapist placement.
One in Four
Working with Shame
Corporate Induction course
Personality Disorder Awareness training
2009 – 11
The Independence Trust
Drug & Alcohol training
Mental health First Aid
Person Centred Dementia Care
The Listening Post (community low cost counselling service)
Internet Pornography Addiction
Trainee counsellor for Survivors of Child Abuse (SOCA), Gloucestershire.
SOCA trauma focussed training. training.
*I have great respect and empathy for this service and it's clients with whom I was honoured to work.
2003 - completed 2006: Integrative Counselling Training (Dip.Couns) (My first therapy training).
Sep 2001 – Jul 2002. Counselling Foundation Course,
Gloucestershire Counselling Service.
Sep 1993 – Jul 1996. BA (Hons) Art & Social Context (2:1).
University of the West of England, Bristol.
I enjoy working with other professionals with whom I have co-facilitated issue based training workshops including:
Group support and counselling for Art and Mental Health at Kentish Town Health Centre
Providing mental health support for people engaging in art workshops, exploring issues relating to motherhood, social isolation, post-natal depression and mental health issues.
Training Social Workers in Child Neglect and Abuse Social Work
Co-facilitated with a theatre company. Leading discussions following actors’ performances of researched pieces of work illustrating issues regarding child neglect and abuse.
Counselling group support for Domestic Abuse script writing for community radio
Working in tandem with a a script writer, I provided psychological support for the group.
Counsellor: Women’s outdoor gardening group
Providing support to women in an outdoor group, working on an allotment and in the local environmet.