About Me

I am a fully trained and experienced Counsellor, and am registered and accredited with the BACP. I have been registered with BACP since 2001 and as a member of BACP I am bound by their code of ethics and practice and their complaints procedure.

I have a Diploma in Integrative counselling from Southampton University, a Postgraduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies, both from Oxford University. I also have a BSc (Hons) Degree and 15 years experience in the NHS as an Occupational Therapist, with a specialism in mental health.

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I have completed the Oxford Foundation Course in Group Analysis in 2014/15 with the Institute of Group Analysis, and more recently completed Supervision Skills training.

Since 2001 I have worked as a counsellor in various settings:

A College of FE Counselling service

A Rape Crisis Service

A charity Youth Service

Oxford Women’s Counselling Service

Oxford Brookes University Counselling Service

Oxford University Counselling Service

In private practice in Witney

For the NHS as a GP Counsellor and with Talking Space Plus

I have experience of working with a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, abuse, bereavement, separation and loss, self harm, adolescence, relationships (with others, partner, family), personal change, work related stress and addictions.

From 2018 I am actively looking for referrals for people experiencing pornography and Sex Addiction.