Advanced Diploma/MA Counselling and Psychotherapy (Level 7)

  • Advance Diploma/MA awarded by The Minster Centre, London NW6. Affiliated by Middlesex University and accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). (2015-2018)

  • MA: Research project - ‘A Narrative Inquiry of Individuals' Experience of Perceived Love Addiction.' (2016-2018)

  • Counselling Diploma awarded by The Minster Centre, London NW6. Accredited by BACP (2011-2015)

CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

As a member of the UKCP I am required to fulfil a number of hours of CPD per year. The following are a selection of experiential workshops and seminars I have attended since 2015.

Complex Trauma and Grief processes (with Judy Yellin & Ian Morrow), Sex & Love Addiction (with Paula Hall), Working with LGBTQI Clients (Pink Therapy conference), Energy Psychotherapy (with Phil Mollon, Ruthie Smith & Viv Fogel), Power & Authority (with Robert Downes), Domestic Violence (with Christiane Sanderson), Narcissism (with Dr.Gwen Adshead) , ‘How to make friends with your anger’ (with Kimaya Crolla-Younger), Polyvagal Theory and Oxytocin: Social Engagement as a portal for Co-Regulation: Harnessing a Neuroception of Safety in Clinical Treatment (with Prof.Stephen Porges and Sue Carter), Working relationally with Trauma (with Margaret Landau), Secular Spirituality, Psychotherapy and Attachment Theory (with Jeremy Holmes), ‘Untraining’ (with Nick Totton & Ian Morrow)

I attend weekly supervision with a BACP Accredited supervisor.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:

Private practice in NW6 (2015- current)

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT: 2011-2019

Student Counsellor: Academy of Contemporary Music, London. (2017-2019)

Open ended and short term counsellor within the voluntary private and public sector, including 2 years within Primary Care: NHS/IAPTUS. (2014-2016)

Individual counsellor and group facilitator within Private Addiction Primary Residential Detox & Secondary In/Outpatient facilities. (2014-2016)

Experience working with 12-Step, and Integrative 'harm reduction' approach to addiction recovery, including substance abuse and behavioural addictions. (2011-2016)

Above supported by weekly BACP & UKCP accredited supervisors.