I am a member of:
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP CPJA)
The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC)
and The International Association of Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP).
I am on a register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
I did my professional training at WPF Therapy, which is recognised as one of the UK’s leading training institutions with a reputation for clinical and academic excellence.
I hold the WPF Therapy Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy accredited by the University of Roehampton.
I adhere to the BPC Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and Confidentiality.
I abide by the Ethical Framework and Code of Practice of the following professional bodies: BPC, FPC. I have regular clinical supervision, undertake regular professional development and have full-cover professional indemnity insurance.
I have experience of working within various NHS and voluntary organisations. I worked for many years at the Clinical Lead for an NHS Forensic Psychotherapy Department in a secure forensic estate working with men who had engaged in violent, harmful and criminal behaviour. I have also worked as a psychotherapist in the psychotherapy department at Charing Cross Hospital and as a counsellor in a secondary school, as well as a psychotherapist at WPF. I have experience of working with a variety of issues and client groups.
Alongside my private practice I work in an inpatient NHS Psychotherapy Service.