I trained in couples therapy at the Institute of Family Therapy then the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relations in London. I worked in Counselling Centres as well as charities with all sorts of couples before setting up in private practice. Before this I trained as a Group Therapist at Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) in London on a course leading to full UKCP registration and I have worked with groups as a trainer and practitioner ever since most recently at the Group Therapy Centre and the Cogwheel Trust (with couples and individuals), both in Cambridge. Two years as a counsellor with West Essex MIND introduced me to a broad range of clients.
My approach to counselling/psychotherapy draws on all aspects of my trainings; psychodynamic (which looks at how early experiences with caregivers affect current relationships) as well as attachment-based and systemic. I undertake short and long-term therapy contracts.
Diploma in Attachment, Psychoanalysis and the Couple Relationship, Tavistock Centre for Couple Relations, London.
Certificate in Systemic Practice (Families and Couples), Institute of Family Therapy, London.
Training in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy, UKCP Registered, FPC member.
Recent Professional Development
CONFER : Conference on Infidelity (January 2018)
Tavistock Relationships 70th Anniversary Conference- On Love (November 2018)
nScience: Couple Therapy- Anger & Aggression (March 2019)
Tavistock Relationships- Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Couples (June 2019)