I have a Postgraduate MASTERS Degree (M.A.) in Counselling Studies (Chester University) and a BSc (Sp.Hons) Pure Maths Degree.
12 years pastoral care, teaching in a church setting in North Wales.
18 years cross-cultural pastoral care in rural
Fluency in Spanish, simultaneous interpreting.
Advanced Diploma in Counselling (Integrative model, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy).
Certificate in Counselling SUPERVISION.
Six years of experience (2007-13) as NHS Counsellor in GP practices,
I am a STAFF TUTOR/Lecturer in Counselling (up to Masters level) at Waverley College in Farnham,
I am an ACC Accredited counsellor with 14 years of experience working with private clients and have worked as counsellor at the Alaw Cancer Unit at Bangor Hospital, North Wales.
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and am bound by their ethical framework of good practice and subject to their professional conduct procedures.
With a high level of empathy and personal insight I have special experience in helping clients suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger management or those simply needing to make sense of their lives or develop greater self-esteem. I also offer couple counselling