Having over 25 years experience I have successfully worked with a huge range of people struggling with issues related to abuse, relationships, anxiety, depression, worry, anger, grief and bereavement, work related stress, transitions/change and uncertainty as well as having a particular interest in working with women, their partners and families impacted by Post Natal Depression. I am trained to MSc level with the University of Bristol and am Accredited with the BACP as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist and work with individuals (adults) and couples.
I've also practiced in a variety of settings which indclude: University Wellbeing Services (Bath and UWE) and Occupational Health Departments at Bristol City Council and the Royal United Hospital in Bath. I have also worked with residents and staff at The Dean Neurological Hospital in Gloucester (providing counseling and training) as well as having being a Lead Counsellor in South Gloucestershire Primary Care Trust for over ten years alongside my Private Practice. Additionally, I am part of a national network of therapists affiliated to a number of Employee Assistance Programmes aimed at supporting people's health and well being in the workplace as well as being registered with a leading private healthcare provider.
As a Senior Accredited Counselling Supervisor (Individuals), I am trained to Diploma level in one-to-one and group supervision. I also offer professional/vocational training, consultancy and facilitation for groups and organisations. I am committed to providing a professional, respectful and approachable service to all my clients and supervisees while continuing to develop my practice, knowledge and skills.
Further information can be found on my website: www.compassionatecounsel.co.uk