I am an experienced and qualified Integrative Counsellor/ Psychotherapist who tailors my skills, techniques and what type of therapy to work with according to my clients needs. I have a passion for people, the mind and supporting people to enhance their life. I have personal experience of narcissistic abuse. I myself was once a victim. Over the years I have worked on myself to regain power, self assurance, confidence, self love, heal and my peace of mind.
In 2007, I trained as a Psychotherapist/ Counsellor after my own traumatic life experiences as I wanted to help people to empower themselves and have a better quality of life. Having been the victim of a Narcissistic character it has enabled me to work with my clients with true empathy and understanding. Using my counselling skills, experience and knowledge to help support and enhance my clients. Giving my clients a place where they can explore and bring to the table whatever they wish. Narcissistic abuse is one of the most difficult, painful and traumatising experiences. I have the capacity to be there for my clients and work with them at their own pace. This is where I could be of help to you as I use a variation of therapies according to your needs. The therapeutic approaches I use are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Approach, Person-Centred Approach, Gestalt Approach.
I have 9 years experience of working with both Narcissistic Personalities and Narcissistic Abuse. My clients have ranged from adolescent to adult and from all backgrounds. For example I have worked with victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, probation services, charities, refugees and private referrals. I bring warmth and insight to my therapeutic work, which enables me to engage with my clients and work productively to help them reach their goal. I enjoy the work I do immensely as I help my clients to restart their lives again, gain self awareness and lead a more satisfying and fulfilling life. I have a passion for people, their minds and their well being and understanding of the difference that can be made to an individual once given the right support and a safe environment where they can express themselves with no judgement, empathy and confidentiality and as a member of the British Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors I work to their Ethical Framework.
Qualifications and work experience:
Faces in Focus (charity) 2007- present
The Good Practice (GP) 2011-2013
Private Practice 2011-present
Working with Narcissistic Abuse, a psycho-educational approach towards recovery - 2018
CPCAB Level 2&3, Certificate in Counselling Skills
CPCAB Level 4, Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
CPCAB Level 5, Hybrid Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Sexual Abuse Workshop
The Separation and Reunion Forum
Safeguarding children: Sexual Exploitation
Working with Drug and Alcohol Users
Working with Families Affected by Drug and Alcohol Use
Domestic Violence: A Child Protection Issue
Impact of Parental Mental Health on Children and Young People