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Last updated: 14 Apr 2020
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
I have over 15 years experience working in the NHS, private and statutory services. I am currently working in an NHS complex post traumatic stress service as well as privately.
I hold graduate and post graduate level qualifications. I have extensive experience in the field of trauma and addictions. I also hold a post graduate diploma in online psychotherapy. Providing confidence to those who have not had online therapy before.
Areas of interest
Addictive disorders; PTSD; trauma; rape & sexual assault; burnout; vicarious trauma; depression; anxiety; stress; pregnancy related issues; and traumatic birth.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
I currently work for a specialist mental health NHS trust in Devon. I hold a post in the complex post traumatic stress and personality disorder team. I previously held a senior psychotherapy post at Kings College NHS foundation trust in their sexual violence service for over 11 years.
I was part of the research team within the psychology and counselling service at The Haven Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Kings College Hospital. I have presented internationally on research that I have been involved in. I have been part of a review panel for a home office investigation into how London deals with sexual violence.
I regularly teach and lecture to services such as the police and mental health teams on psychological well being after a sexual assault and working in the field.
In my previous role I held a lecture slot on a national training course for professionals working within forensic sexual violence services attendees include the crown prosecution, police, medics and NGO's.
I have been interviewed for a number of publications in relation to sexual assault new scientist in 2018 and I have research I was involved in published in the BMJ -STI magazine.
- Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy The Tavistock and Portman 2009
- Psychodynamic Counselling PG cert University of Oxford 2015
- Addictions Counselling FdSc University of Bath 2006
- Cultural Studies BA(hons) University of Roehampton 2003
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- BACP member British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapsits 2009
Details of entry to specialist register
- BACP Accreditation , 2015
Affiliations / memberships
British Asociation of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Accredited registered member.