I am trained as an integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I have a postgraduate qualification in Women's Studies.
From working in Central London in my previous career as a Police Officer, and also my studies, I have a broad and in depth knowledge of difference and diversity.
I strongly believe that the therapeutic relationship is key to promoting change, and I value each client as an individual. I work in a very relational way.
I have extensive experience of working with the LGBTQ+ Community.
I understand the spectrums regarding identity, sexuality, gender and relationship diversity.
I am a photographer with a keen interest in creativity and mental health.
My particular area of interest is in Adult ADHD (see separate section).
BA Honours 2:1
I have a BA (honours) in Counselling Studies. My degree focused on integrative counselling and psychotherapy theory and practice.
My theoretical interests developed in the humanistic approach, and in particular existentialism.
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
I developed my humanistic theory and practice by completing one year of a post graduate degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy in York before transferring to a 2 year diploma in Leeds.
Post Graduate Degree in Women´s Studies
I completed a 2 year post graduate multidisciplinary degree at the University of York. My main areas of research were related to 'women, bipolar and creativity', and 'contemporary girl culture'.