About Me

I am an experienced and well qualified couple and individual counsellor and psychotherapist.  I worked for Relate for many years, and was their spokesperson in the national media on relational issues.  
As an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work to a strict professional code of practice based on the BACP Ethical Framework.

Training and Qualifications

  • MA Relationship Therapy, University of Hull
  • Post Graduate Diploma Relationship Therapy, University of Hull
  • Certificate in Psychosexual Studies, Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
  • Certified Relate Practitioner, Relate Institute
  • MBACP Accredited
As part of my continuing professional development I regularly attend a wide range of courses.  These have included:
  • Advancing Skills In Couple Work Summer School – Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR)
  • Infidelity and the Sexual Relationship – TCCR
  • Affairs – The Impact on the Couple Relationship – TCCR
  • The Stuck Couple – Managing Disappointment, Blame and Conflict in the Couple Relationship – TCCR
  • Attachment Theory – The Impact of Attachment Security on the Couple Relationship – TCCR
  • Counselling Young People – Youth Access
  • Understanding and Recognising Sexual Addiction – Relate Institute
  • Emotionally Focussed Therapy – Relate Institute
  • Mental Health and Couple Counselling – Relate Institute