Qualifications and Membership
I am an Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide by the BACP ethical framework for counselling and psychotherapy. I can also be found through Beat, the UK's leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders and at the BACP Therapist Directory.
Apart from my private practice, my clinical experience is varied and includes working for the NHS, psychotherapy services, universities and three nation-wide employee assistance programmes.
I have worked for many years as a bereavement counsellor within the Bart's and the London NHS Trust, as a psychotherapist at the Department of Psychological Medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, and as a psychotherapist at the Outpatient Eating Disorders Unit at Springfield University Hospital.
I have also worked as a Counsellor and mental health mentor (2011-2018) in several London universities including Goldsmiths (Goldsmiths Wellbeing Project), supporting students whose mental health and learning difficulties have been holding them back from managing the demands of study or following their career aspirations.
Finally, between 2016 and 2019, I was a member of a small team of psychoanalysts running "Bubble and Speak", a drop-in in South London where we welcomed pregnant mothers, parents and carers with their small children in a space where we listened to both child and adult whilst they were interacting with other children and their parents.
I currently work with the Priory as a Psychotherapist, seeing people from all walks of life with a variety of issues, ranging from mild to more chronic difficulties. I also work with employees, some of who have encountered traumatic experiences at work while on the front -line (police, fire service, ambulance service etc) but also dealing with burnout and other more complex work-related (and not only) issues that have made their ability to function at work suffer.