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- Behaviour Therapy
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
I have more than 20 years' experience in the field of adult mental health, having worked for the NHS in a range of Adult Mental Health Services including Primary and Secondary healthcare. For the last 12 years of my career within the NHS I was appointed to the post of Consultant Counselling Psychologist in the field of Substance Misuse with a special interest in Dual Diagnosis.
In my work with clients I use an integrative psychologiocal approach, tailoring interventions to the needs of individual clients.
Having retired from the NHS, I now run a small private practice working with adult clients using an integrative approach for a range of presenting psychological issues including Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (including childhood trauma); Substance Misuse and Relationship Counselling.
Areas of interest
Adult Mental Health; Substance Misuse; Childhood Trauma; PTSD; Depression; Anxiety; Bereavement; Relationship difficulties.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
- M.Sc Psycological Counsellig Uiversity of Surrey 1996
- Statement of Equivalence in Counselling Psychology British Psychological Society 1996
- PG Diploma in Supervision Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 1997
Affiliations / memberships
British Psychological Society (BPS) - Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Health & Care Professions Council (hcpc) - Registered Practitioner Psychologist
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) - Senior Accredit Counsellor