I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor, Coach and Personal Consultant (University of East London) trained in a variety of talking-therapies including, more recently, Compassion Focused Therapy (University of Derby). I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD).
I work with individuals in private practice for roughly half of my time, and for the remainder, work in organisations as a compassion focused consultant, helping to increase sensitivity towards and alleviate and prevent barriers to good-work (job-quality), wellbeing and mental health through my company Ecdysis Ltd.
I draw on many years of diverse global experience in: internal communication, change management, employee engagement, coaching & mentoring, corporate social responsibility, wellbeing, capability (learning & development), education and more recently one to one therapy practices.
Talking Therapy related: PGDip. - Integrative Counselling & Coaching (with Distinction), University of East London - 2016/18 Non Talking Therapy related: MA - Communication Management (Kingston University) – 2007
MBACP - Registered Member British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy 375605,MCIPD – Member of the Chartered Institute of Personal & Development Membership number: 10977689
Completed PGCert Compassion Focused Therapy with Wendy Wood and Paul Gilbert – University of Derby – 2019/20 Individual CFT monthly supervision – Individual (with Dr. Fiona Ashworth) I have been integrating CFT into my work since October 2019.