Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP – Registered Member
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CPCAB)
Awareness in Bereavement Care (Ascentis)
ABC Accredited Cruse Bereavement Counsellor
Samaritans Support Volunteer Training
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Level 3: Award in Education and Training PTLLS

Ongoing Training

I am committed to ongoing training as part of my personal and professional development.

Continuing Professional Development Certificates

Child’s Grief – Cruse Bereavement Care.
Safeguarding – Child protection and protecting vulnerable adults.
Anticipatory Grief and Maintaining Hope.
Death by Suicide.
Freedom programme – Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Sudden and Traumatic Death – Cruse Bereavement Care.
Understanding and Working with Depression
Working Therapeutically with Gender Identity.
Treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks.
Eating disorders workshop – Lifestuff

Working with Mental Health issues.
Art Therapy – creative workshops.
Diane Stevens Assessment training.

Working creatively with bereaved children and young people – Cruse Bereavement Care.

Developing Relationships – Pip Wilson

Working therapeutically with Russian Dolls

Stress management

Working with Dissociative Disorders in Clinical Practice – PODS training

Sibling work in Bereavement – Cruse Supervision

Working with Metaphors – Cruse Supervision

Managing Anger in the Therapy Room

Managing Sexual Tension in the Therapy Room

Working with PTSD

Dealing with Distress: working with suicide and self-harm PODS training

Trauma and the body – PODS training

 

 

Experience

Private practice in Deeping St.James working with young people and adults.

Creative Therapy with adults and children in schools and private practice.

Cruse Bereavement Volunteer

Working with age  16 to 18  in schools – Diane Stevens Counselling Volunteer.

Young Persons Counselling Services working with age 11 to 16

Samaritans volunteer.

Holistic Therapist, 16 years in private practice.