I worked within the Corporate Sector for twenty years as a successful people manager, mentor and business coach. After taking voluntary redundancy I decided to re train and build on my business coaching skills to become a Counsellor because I feel passionately about working with people and supporting them to grow to realise their best potential.
I have worked within Redlands Counselling Service providing a community counselling service in Bournemouth.
l am a Counsellor at the Arts University in Bournemouth and am passionate about working with adolescents.
I also volunteer as a Counsellor at the local charity Acts Fast supporting the carers and families of the victms of sexual abuse.
I am a registered member (379799) of the BACP (British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and adhere to their Ethical Framework.
I hold Personal Indemnity Insurance with Balens Insurance.
I hold an enhanced DBS Certificate.
I have regular Supervision in accordance with the BACP Ethical Framework recommendations.
CPCAB Counselling Skills
CPCAB Counselling Studies
CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Working with Young People Certificate
I continually strive to improve my knowledge and understanding of mental health. I am currently studying my level 5 Diploma in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Working with Trauma, Acts Fast (2019)
Domestic Abuse (2019)
Stalking and Harassment (2019)
Impact of Trauma (2019)
Emotions in Eating Disorders (2019)
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (2019)
Safeguarding Children (2019)