Qualifications and ongoing Professional Development
Currently undertaking a Doctorate in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Qualifications already achieved:
MA in Psychodynamic Counselling
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
Certificate in Counselling Children and Youth
Certificate in CBT
BA Probation Studies, NVQ Level 4 - community justice
Various CPD completed (too many to list) including: CBT for PTSD, Post-Trauma support, DID, Relationship Therapy, Play Therapy Techniques, Personality Disorders, Mindfulness, Depression in Children and Young People, Safeguarding Level 2, MindEd modules, Gender & Sexual Diversity, Person Centred Counselling
My specific areas of interest are working with trauma, clinical supervision and practitioner self-care.
Accredited and Registered member of BACP
I have been working within the helping professions since 1999 where I worked in a Psychology team at a local prison before joining the National Probation Service. I then completed my Probation Officer training in 2004, before re-training in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Leicester. I have been in practice since 2008.