BACP Accredited

I am accredited with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). This is a professional qualification ensuring a high standard of practice. There is an annual requirement to provide evidence of ongoing learning and supervision as a means of providing a safe environment for people who are in distress. You can find me on the BACP website (www.bacp.co.uk) in the "Find a Therapist" section. A counsellor who is BACP accredited will be shaded in grey.

Guild of Psychotherapists

My qualification in analytic psychotherapy is from the Guild of Psychotherapists (www.guildofpsychotherapists.org.uk) This is an extensive 4 year training with close supervision and includes a personal analysis.

Integrative Counselling

This is a broad training encompassing differing theoretical orientations such as person-centred, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and transpersonal.

General Qualifications

  • SAP Foundations of Analytical Psychology (2016-17)
  • Training in Analytic Psychotherapy, Guild of Psychotherapists (2005 - 2009)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (1999)
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling (1994-97)
  • B.A.
  • Diploma in Teaching
  • UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy)
  • MBACP (accred) or BACP accredited
  • UKRC (United Kingdom Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)

Professional Activities

  • Bereavement Work (Training 1995 and 12 years voluntary counselling work for Kingston Bereavement Service)
  • Continuing Professional Development Courses include:
    • Certificate in Attachment Theory 1 (Wimbledon Guild 2001 – 2002)
    • Certificate in Attachment Theory 2 (Wimbledon Guild 2003 – 2004)
    • Certificate in Self-Psychology (Wimbledon Guild 2002 – 2003)
  • EAP Work (Employee Assistance Programmes)
  • Women’s Centre (Voluntary Counsellor)

Links to Organisations

The Guild of Psychotherapists (www.guildofpsychotherapists.org.uk)

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (www.bacp.co.uk)