About Me

Qualifications, Training, Experience

Experience

I’ve held various counselling and support roles including:

  • Counsellor for children (12yrs +)
  • Counsellor in a Women’s Center for women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence
  • Care worker for people with dementia
  • Support worker for adults with functional illiteracy
  • I’ve been holding yoga, relaxation & meditation groups for nearly 20 years

Qualifications

  • Advanced Counselling Diploma ~ Heartwood College of Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • OCN level 3 ‘Working with Sexual Violence’ ~ Womens Center Cornwall
  • Yoga Therapy Diploma ~ Yoga Campus
  • Yoga Teaching Diploma (3 years dip) ~ British Wheel of Yoga
  • Level 4 Safeguarding Certificate
  • Philosophy & Literature Degree BA Hons ~ University of Hertfordshire

CPD & Additional Trainings Include

  • Dissociation & Somatisation
  • Understanding DID
  • PTSD
  • Eating ‘Disorder’
  • Understanding Sexual Violence
  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Deep Relaxation Techniques
  • CBT

Professional Accreditation

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.
The NCS holds Accredited Register Status with the Professional Standards Authority. This means that it’s members have achieved a recognised and required level of training and adhere to the NCS’s code of conduct.

This provides you with the reassurance that my training has reached a recognised standard of proficiency and that I comply with the guidelines of a governing body. I have regular supervision for my work in accordance with NCS guidelines. I also hold an enhanced DBS certificate.

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