Professional Qualifications

Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling, University of Durham.
MA in Counselling,University of Durham
Counselling Supervision Course Durham University
Began PhD at Durham University completing a PhD at Keele University.
B.A in Fine Arts Child Psychology in Art Education
BACP Registered.
34 year's counselling specialising in CBT and Mindfulness.20 years supervision experience.
9 years working with child and adult survivors of domestic violence
5 years creative therapy with children,adolescents and adults.

Areas of Specialism

PTSD with tsunami survivors,road traffic accident and victims of crime survivors,also survivors from Iraq. Anxiety, depression, sexual abuse,trauma,bereavement,loss and separation,addictions,stress-related conditions ,domestic abuse,relationship issues .Couples therapy Terminal illnesses.Work-related issues.
Life-coaching following Ernesto Spinelli's existential-phenomonoglical approach.

Personal Approach

Cognitive Behavioural therapy.Also a humanistic,person-centred approach,and short-term therapy,solution focused work.I also incorporate Gestalt and Neuro-Linguistic Programming ;.Mindfulness and Yoga influence my way of being. I match the theoretical models to my client not the client to the theory.
Particular interest in integration of metaphor, imagery and creative therapy. I work with all ages.
Counsellor trainer and supervisor.

Consultant and trainer in Cognitive Behavioural therapy and stress in the workplace.

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