Qualifications & My Experience


My Experience

I am currently a Senior Academic Lecturer and Tutor at the Metanoia Institute, London

I have worked in psychotherapy and education for over 20 years as a psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer for the NHS, within various counselling agencies, in schools and in private practice. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, families and groups and, having also been a secondary school teacher and Head of Pastoral Care, I have extensive experience of all age groups.

I am a published academic author, and sit on the Editorial Board of the Transactional Analysis Journal and the UKCP’s Professional Conduct Committee.



Your mental and emotional wellbeing is precious so it is vital that you go to a fully trained and qualified therapist. My qualifications include:

• UKCP registered Psychotherapist
• MSc in Psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
• Oxford graduate (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)
• Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA)
• Certified Transactional Analyst (Metanoia Institute, Ealing)
• Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
• Advanced practitioner Couples Counselling training (Metanoia Institute)
• Cambridge post-graduate (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education)
• Enhanced DBS certificate
• Diploma in Clinical Supervision (Metanoia Institute)
• Designated Safeguarding Lead training

Continuing Professional Development

I am committed to regular Continuing Professional Development and updating my professional knowledge and expertise. I have regular supervision of my psychotherapeutic work and attend regular workshops and conferences to deepen and broaden my knowledge. I have completed specialist post-qualification training in:

  • Working with couples and families
  • The link between the body and the emotions
  • Personality types
  • Change and grief
  • Relational processes
  • Working with dreams
  • Mental Health First Aid for youth
  • Onsite intervention work in the aftermath of a traumatic incident
  • PTSD
  • Attachment Theory
  • Enneagram personality types
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Neurobiology
  • Family Mediation
  • Couples Therapy and marriage preparation courses

Specialist Areas

I have over 20 years of experience helping people with:

Life crises
Chronic illness
Family problems
Low self-esteem
Trauma & PTSD
Anger issues
Confidence issues
Life transitions
Sexual abuse
Suicidal thoughts
Relationship issues
Anxiety & panic attacks
Mental & physical abuse
Loss, grief & bereavement

Contact me today

I offer an initial consultation, with no further obligation, to help you decide whether you think counselling with me will be helpful.

Contact Me
  • UKCP psychotherapy
  • professional standards authority
  • DBS Checked
  • Metanoia Institute

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