Experience and Qualifications

Experience:

I work as a private Counsellor and am a Counsellor at Catalyst, a charity based in Guildford.  I have also been a Counsellor at Dialogue, YMCA in Guildford.

My Counselling has been with men and women of many different ages and backgrounds and has included work around depression, anxiety, loss, anger, abuse, lack of confidence or self-esteem, relationship problems and where there is tension between belonging and living  within two different cultures .

I have an enhanced DBS (formally CRB) check, updated yearly.

Qualifications:

Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (2016)

NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory (2014)

NOCN Level Three Certified Programme of Core Competencies (2012)

Continued Professional Development

I am currently undertaking a specialist Diploma in Couples Counselling and Psychotherapy at Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE), London

I believe it is vital to continue to develop my knowledge, understanding and counselling skills and have attended many workshops and courses including:

  • Working Creatively
  • Working with Sexual Abuse
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Issues around Sexuality and Pornography
  • Working with Suicidal Risks
  • Counselling and the Autistic Spectrum
  • Understanding and Managing Stress
  • Issues Around Sexual Identity
  • Co-Dependency