Whatever life challenge you have experienced, which may include a particular difficulty or helping you to look towards making a specific change in your life, I will offer an empathic, supportive and accepting space.  Identifying and understanding your goals can help to focus the sessions on what you would like to achieve or gain through the therapeutic work.  I offer short-term and on-going support for individuals and couples and use a range of strategies and techniques to help.  My aim is to provide an inclusive space for all clients.

I offer an initial, free 20 minute telephone session to ask any questions you may have about the therapeutic process and to see if you would like us to work together prior to committing to further appointments.  

 

My background

As a qualified member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work using an Integrative approach which means I draw on various forms of therapy to best meet the needs of the individual and couple. 

Attending regular continued professional development is important and I keep myself updated with new theories and changes within the field.  As an accredited member of the professional body BACP,  I follow their ethical framework for working with clients and attend regular clinical supervision.

Experience

I have worked with the charities; Mind, Victim Support, Women’s Aid along with Bereavement services as well as working within the public and private sector.  I have been in practice for over 14 years and alongside my private work I continue working in the private and charitable sector as a therapist and clinical supervisor.

Education

  • Anglia Ruskin University - Integrative Counselling 

  • Minster Centre - Clinical Supervision

  • The Grove Practice - Couples Counselling

Individual and Couples Counselling

I provide individual counselling for adults, with each session lasting 50 minutes.  Appointments can be offered face to face, online via Zoom or on the telephone. 

 

Couples counselling. Sessions can be weekly for 50 minutes or fortnightly for 80 minutes. Appointments are offered either face to face or online.

Support offered in the following areas;

  • Couples and relationships work

  • Domestic and sexual violence

  • Childhood abuse

  • Work related difficulties

  • Anxiety, stress, and panic

  • Anger

  • Depression

  • Bereavement and loss

 

Therapy and insurance providers

I am approved and work with the following insurance providers;

AXA PPP

AXA International

Aviva

Aetna Global Benefits

Vitality Health

If your therapy is covered by one of the above insurers, I will require an authorisation code.  This can be obtained by contacting the provider direct.

 

Location and travel

My private practice is based in Ingatestone and easily accessible from Brentwood, Billericay, Chelmsford, Romford and the surrounding areas.  I am a 5 minute drive from the A12 and 10 minutes from the M25.  There is also a train station (a 12 minute's walk away) with direct links to Shenfield, Chelmsford, London and Colchester. 

Contact

If you would like to speak with me to discuss how we can work together, I offer a free initial telephone consultation.  You can either email me or give me a call.  If you find it easier for me to call you, please email me your contact number. 

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