INTEGRATIVE CLINICAL PSYCHOTHERAPIST
I am an integrative clinical psychotherapist, registered with the UKCP. I take a genuine interest in people and bring care and sensitivity to my work. I think about psychotherapy through a mind-body-soul lens, so I am pleased to be a member of The Well Garden team, offering a holistic approach to wellbeing.
At times, everyday life can feel too difficult to cope with, or we may feel stuck. At certain moments we may be faced with a crisis or loss. Therapy is a confidential, non-judgemental space where you can express your thoughts and feelings to someone listening carefully to you. Talking about an issue can help us process complex emotions, make sense of experiences, and find new energy, meaning and purpose in life.
It can take courage to decide to come to therapy and talk to someone about your current difficulties, and you may feel nervous. Getting to know each other and building a strong relationship is important to me as a start, and a way for you to feel safe, so we can explore what you want to understand and change. On this journey, we would take a collaborative and compassionate approach to the exploration of your experience.
My training and experience
I am in the final stages of completing a doctorate in counselling psychology and psychotherapy. The breadth and depth of my training enables me to think about what you are struggling with from a range of perspectives, so I can best support and empower you. These include humanistic, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioural approaches.
I have 7 years of experience working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds who have faced different difficulties in life, which may lead to disconnection to a person’s authentic sense of self. I am particularly experienced in supporting those struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, complex trauma, low self-esteem, neurodiversity, disordered eating and addiction, sexuality and relationship difficulties. My specialist interest is gender and I have 6 years of experience working with non-binary and transgender people. My doctoral research is on the menstrual cycle in psychotherapy.
humanistic, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioural approaches
I am available for in-person sessions at The Well Garden on Tuesday afternoons / evenings