I have over 20 years experience counselling both individuals and couples. I am a BACP Registered and Accredited Counsellor.
Over the last 20 years I have worked in the following areas:
A Counselling organisation where I provide brief and long-term counselling to individuals and couples.
Establishing and running mindfulness courses in York, Malton and Scarborough.
GP surgeries where I counselled a wide spectrum of people with many different issues including stress, depression, loss, relationship difficulties, domestic and sexual abuse.
Hospitals where I established and managed a counselling service to help people deal with loss and life changes due to health issues.
A relationship organisation where I organised and ran relationship courses for couples preparing for marriage.
TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS :
Accreditation with BACP * (See below) : 2012
Post graduate Diploma in counselling from York St John University : 2006
Certificate in couples counselling from Marriage Care
(Relationship organisation) :1998
Registered General Nurse : 1982
*BACP Accreditation (The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
I am a BACP Registered and Accredited Counsellor and work within BACP's Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy. This can be downloaded from the information section on the BACP Homepage.
Registration number - 585108
TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
As part of my ongoing professional development I regularly attend training courses which enable me to offer a current and well informed service to my clients.