I’m a CBT Therapist who has been accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists since 2004 and I completed the advanced CFT therapy training with Paul Gilbert and Mary Welford in 2015.
Following this I have facilitated Compassion Focused Therapy groups. I continue to facilitate a Compassion Focused Therapy Graduate Group in York for The Retreat, York.
I have used CFT with individual clients since 2015 and use it on myself.
I have been offering Compassion focused therapy whole school approaches for the past six years and this has involved large scale training of staff and students, as well as 1-1 therapy sessions, small group training, staff support sessions (individual and group), compassion based meditation sessions.
I am self-employed as a CFT therapist and CBT therapist and I am able to offer therapy on an individual basis to adults and young people.
I practice mindfulness and compassion based mindful practice daily and completed an 8 week MBSR course with The Northern Center for Mindfulness in 2015.
I practice Yoga on a daily basis.
Post graduate diploma in CBT
BABCP accredited Psychotherapist Trainer and Supervisor no 018562
Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups, Organisations
Completed Advanced CFT training with Paul Gilbert and Mary Welford in 2015. Completed CFT for groups with Kate Lucre in 2015. Attended CFT for anger with Russell Kolts Completed Self Practice 3 day training with Paul Gilbert in 2017. Completed one day BABCP workshop Compassionate Supervision with Tobyn Bell in 2018 Attended CFT conference in Edinburgh 2019. Attended CFT in education conference in 2019. Attended CFT on line training Compassionate journey of the multi layered body Dierdre Fay and Sunil Lad. Attended CFT on line training during Covid 19 Deep healing with Paul Gilbert, Vidyamala Burch and Rick Hanson. 3/7/20 Attended CFT on line 27/11/20 Paul Gilbert and Choden. Attended CFT on line Paul Gilbert Compassionate Mind training. Attended ACT on line training 100 things Act Richard Bennett and Joe Oliver 08/07/21 Attended CFT training on line Russell Kolts anger. Continue to have regular clinical supervision from Mary Welford on a monthly basis. Working using CFT since completing the advanced practice in 2015.