Qualifications and experience

I am working towards a Post-Graduate Diploma in Transactional Analysis (TA) Counselling and Psychotherapy at Wealden College, Crowborough. I am in my fourth year of advanced training and my private practice is based at Meridian Osteopath in Railway Approach, East Grinstead, West Sussex (above The Denture Studio). I have over 170 hours of client experience. I volunteer as a counsellor at Carers Support West Sussex and Headway Tunbridge Wells. I am fully insured and supervised and belong to a professional body, UKATA. I write a regular column for their quarterly magazine The Transactional Analyst.I am a fourth year student in counselling and psychotherapy, studying Transactional Analysis. I am also working towards a separate Diploma in Trauma Therapy qualification.

I have undertaken the following training:

  • Transactional Analysis Counselling and Psychotherapy¬† (4 years postgraduate qualification, 2015 to present)
  • Mindfulness Diploma (completed January 2019)
  • Diploma in Trauma Therapy (Pending. 2017 – present)
  • Certificate in Trauma Therapy (completed 2017) including Trauma & Recovery, Severe & Complex Trauma, Trauma in Children, Attachment and Attachment Disorders
  • Mental Health First Aid (completed 2016)
  • Counselling Skills Level 2 (completed 2011)
  • Masters in Creative Writing and Personal Development (completed 2005)
  • BA (hons) English and Creative Studies (completed 2001)

I have experience in working with the following presenting issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • Grief & Loss
  • Work-related issues
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Low self-esteem
  • Low self-confidence
  • Self-harm
  • Clients with life-changing brain injuries
  • Carers who are caring for family members

I am fully insured and supervised.

I am a member of UKATA, EATA and Lapidus and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.