Private practice description

My Background

 

In 2009, I began working in Mental Health and Wellbeing as a Holistic Therapist | Coach and  NLP Master Practitioner.

My roles include delivering government-approved wellbeing programs in Jobcentres, probation and community hubs.

I set up in private practice in 2012 and have continued to add other qualifications and skills to my initial training.

What I can help with

My empathy, understanding and wide range of approaches that I am trained in can help with many problems, including;

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability (including hidden disabilities and Neurodiversity), Health related issues, Identity issues, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Trauma, Women's issues and potentially more.

An initial conversation can better determine how I can help.

I work with

Adults, Older adults, Organisations (please visit my other website for contract work through organisations).

Delivery primarily through, online counselling/therapy:

At the moment I am offering private one-to-one remote sessions via online platforms: Zoom or Telehealth. Telephone counselling is also an option. My private practice will reopen from new premises around late September/October time.

Experience and Qualifications 

Experience

Over the years, my work has involved helping individuals experiencing a range of problems, including Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Attachment, Relationship, Sexuality, Loss/Life Change, and Diversity issues. 

I feel that my personal and professional experiences help me resonate and empathise with people from all walks of life.

I am very passionate about my work. The positive feedback received through work noted my ability to connect and engage well with individuals within a therapeutic space, enabling them to make sense of their difficult situations and cope better with painful and distressing emotions. 

Qualifications

2014-2020

  • CPCAB-L3 Counselling Studies

  • HND in Mental Health & Social Studies

  • Psychwire Course- Essentials of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Psychwire Course -Motivational Interviewing

  • FutureLearn- Mindfulness Practice for Stress and peak performance

  • Co-Active Coaching Skills (CPD)

  • CPD Nathaniel Brandon 6 Pillars of self-esteem

  • FutureLearn-Psychology and Mental Health, beyond nature and nurture.

  • The Resilient Heart™ – Trauma-Sensitive HeartMath® Certified Practitioner

2009-2013

  • NLP Master Practitioner

  • NLP Timeline Therapy

  • Dip in Clinical Hypnotherapy

  • Level 1: Gottman Method (Relationships)

2004-2008

2020 - Present

  • CPCAB-L4 Dip Therapeutic Counselling

  • FDs Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • MBACP Registered Therapist

  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified all levels 1-3.

  • Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT)  Certified Level 1

  • BSc Hons in Cognitive Behavioural Approaches (top-up)

  • Full time mum

1998-2001

  • HND in Business studies in the media industry

  • Dip in Holistic Therapy and Nutrition

  • Level 2 Counselling skills