I believe that the most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself and as a result I work on the principle that self-knowledge can help to improve many aspects of one’s life and that self-examination can lead to a deeper sense of identity and self-acceptance.
Needless to say, my approach to therapy is as a result a pragmatic one; essentially I meet my clients where they are emotionally, by working at their pace and focusing and exploring the their whole way of being, looking at the ways which they have learned to relate to themselves and others and how they have learnt to respond to different situations in life.
This approach allows me to help my clients develop insight into and become aware of their values, beliefs and limitations and help them connect to and improve their relationship with themselves and others.
For therapy to beneficial, both the therapist and client have to be able to work together to build a relationship, therefore choosing the right therapist is essential. It is about finding someone you feel comfortable with, someone you can trust and ultimately work with. Part of building that trust is knowing that therapist has undertaken a thorough and rigorous training, and is appropriately registered with the relevant professional and ethical bodies.
I hold the following professional qualifications:
- Certificate in Counselling Skills (WPF Therapy)
- Clinical Qualification in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (WPF Therapy)
- Postgraduate Diploma Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (Roehampton University)I am registered with the following professional bodies:
- Foundation of Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC)
- British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)
- United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)In addition to my private practice I also work as an Honorary Psychotherapist in the NHS and as a counsellor for an employee assistance program.
Monday to Friday
£75 per session