Therapeutic counsellor, counsellor, British, depression, anxiety, mental health, gender and sexuality, BACP, face to face, Skype
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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).

 

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Qualifications

BA Honours 2:1
Theory

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'.