Level 4 Person Centred Counselling diploma
5 years working for Rethink with individuals with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, social isolation
2 years Samaritans counsellor
2 years counselling for Calderdale Womens Centre
6 years teaching ante-natal classes and supporting women ante and post-natally for the National Childbirth Trust
3 years counselling for Open Door Youth Counselling Agency
2 years working with women experiencing domestic violence for Women’s Aid
14 years experience of teaching health and social care and counselling in a Further Education College.
I work using a person-centred integrative approach, including cognitive behavioural therapy, transactional analysis and mindfulness, which is helpful for anyone experiencing emotional difficulties such as:
- low confidence
- work problems
- questioning identity
I specialise in anxiety, depression, domestic violence, abuse, stress, bereavement, childhood issues, and low self-esteem, although I work with anyone who has any personal struggles.