memberships and professional affiliations


My professional memberships and affiliations include:

  • United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited
  • United Kingdom Register of Counsellors (UKRC), Registered Independent Counsellor
  • Forum for Independent Psychotherapy (FIP) Member

I have over 24 years’ experience in the field of psychological services, and have a full time private practice in Collingham.



Registered Psychotherapists are professionally trained and accountable, undergoing lengthy and rigorous training in order to become registered members of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).  The UKCP is the major registering body for Psychotherapy in the UK.  Registered Membership ensures that a high standard of professionalism has been obtained. 




My training includes: 

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies
  • PG Certificate in Supervision
  • Psychodynamic Counselling Training
  • Certificate in Couple Counselling, Relate
  • B.A.Hons in Philosophy 

Continuing Professional Development includes

       Neuroscience for Therapists (1 year)

       Trauma and Dissociation (Confer online)

       Institute of Psychoanalysis (online lectures)




 As well as running a successful private practice for the past twenty years, my experience includes:

  • NHS primary healthcare
  • University Higher Education (student and staff counselling and service management) over three Universities
  • HSBC Staff Counsellor
  • Relate