My Qualifications

DSC_0121-1024x724I am a registered member of the BACP and work within the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) code of ethics, which ensures that I work safely and ethically at all times.

(Please click here for a copy of the BACP Code of Ethics)

I have professional indemnity insurance and have an enhanced DBS certificate. I am also registered with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office)

My qualifications from the Heartwood Institute of Counselling & Psychotherapy in Devon are as follows:

  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Level 5 – CPCAB) (2014)
  • Therapeutic Counselling (Level 4 – CPCAB) (2010)
  • CBT – Levels, 1, 2 & 3 (2010)

I have also attained the following:

  • Reiki – (2008)
  • Diploma in Complementary Therapies – and stress management (1997)
  • Registered Nurse – level 2 (1981 – 2000)

Additional training completed:

  • A Guide To What Every Therapist Should Know About Working With Psychiatric Drugs – (2020)
  • Counselling & “The Twelve Step Fellowship’s” Training – (2019)
  • Working With Anger – (2018)
  • Understanding & Working With Eating Disorders – (2018)
  • Understanding & Working With Shame – (2017)
  • TA101 – Key Concepts Of TA Theory – (2017)
  • Introduction To Building A Coaching Approach – (2016)
  • Working With Relational Trauma / Dealing With Disorganised Attachment (2016)
  • Trauma, Dissociation & Recovery – (2016)
  • Child Sexual Abuse – Hope For Healing – (2016)
  • Attachment Theory Training – (2016)
  • Working With Eating Disorders – (2014)
  • Nature Therapy – (2014)
  • The Transpersonal In Practice – (2014)
  • Working With Clients Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse – (2014)
  • Introduction To Systemic Family Therapy – (2012)
  • Working With Trauma (Somatic Experiencing) – (2012)
  • “Breaking The Taboo” (Working with clients who have experienced suicide) – (2011)
  • Child Protection Foundation Course – (2010)
  • CAMHS Trainings (To support children & young people) – (2010)
  • Tackling Domestic Violence & Abuse – (2010)
  • Sexual Abuse & Related Issues – (2009)