I have been a counsellor/psychotherapist since 1994 and I have a wide range of qualifications and experience.
- Mental health organisations in Hampshire and the surrounding area: The Priory, Mind, Rethink (the former National Schizophrenia Fellowship), and Parklands Psychiatric Hospital and Chair of the Southampton Mental Health Forum for six years
- Further and Higher Education institutions:
- Southampton City College
- The University of Southampton
- Alcohol and Drugs Agencies:
- General Practice:
- Group facilitator
- Working with death and bereavement: St. Michael’sHospice, North Hampshire Hospice.
My roles as a therapeutic practitioner have been; counsellor/psychotherapist, supervisor, consultant, facilitator, trainer, manager and academic. I have also worked as a private practitioner since 1999 counselling, supervising and facilitating therapeutic groups and educational groups, workshops and seminars. As well as my own private practise, I am currently practising as a psychotherapist at the Priory Hospital Southampton. Before this I was the lead psychotherapeutic practitioner and Manager for St. Michael’s Hospice (North Hampshire)Bereavement Services.
- Advanced Diploma Counselling
- Diploma Psychotherapy
- Diploma Counselling Supervision
- Diploma Case Work Supervision
- Master of Science Degree in Person Centred Psychotherapy & Wider Application
- Senior Accredited and Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy
- Former accredited member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy: Registered Psychotherapist.
- British Association for the Person Centred Approach
- Psychotherapy & Counselling for Social Responsibility
- Relational Depth: its relevance to a contemporary understanding of person-centred therapy
- Defining Moments
- Relational & Dialogical Aspects of Person-Centred Therapy
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