Therapy is a key to life-changing habits that can help us cope with what life throws our way. We don’t have to do it all on our own, and there are times where we need to have an objective viewpoint to get us through the woods. If you are here, you are one step further in your journey.
I am here to help you gain back abilities within you that give you the strength to overcome life’s lows and struggles with a wide range of psychological services.
I am a psychologist and psychotherapist with 17 years of experience working with adults, couples, children and families. I specialise in supporting people who suffer with Eating Disorders, Depression and Anxiety, Childhood Trauma, , Addictions, Learning Disabilities, Sexual Assault and Personality Disorders. My experience across adult as well as child therapy is particularly used in addressing parental and parenting issues,
I use a range of therapeutic models including Dyadic Developmental Therapy, Play Therapy and Psychodrama.
In addition to holding a doctorate in Bio-Psychology, I hold an MSc in nutrition which supports my work around Eating Disorders and Eating Difficulties.
I was trained on a range of specialist approaches including Psychotherapy and Psychodrama. I am trained in the use of various trauma and attachment specific measures, as well as general Mental Health, Behavioural, Integrative Psychology and Neuro-Psychological measures.
I am a member of the UK Counselling and Psychotherapy, the British Psychodrama Association and the Association for Study of Obesity.
I am a lecturer on the MA for counselling and psychotherapy course in Leeds University. I hold extensive experience in supervising trained counsellors and have been supporting and training students for more than 12 years. My work and expertise are regularly shared in national and international conferences.
Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Family, Couples
Supervision for accredited counsellors and trainee students.
Psychological Specialisms: Depression, anxiety, ADHD, Adult Mental Health Problems, Anger and Violence, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Behavioural Difficulties, Child Mental Health, Domestic Abuse, Learning Difficulties, Parent-Child Attachment, Parenting Problems, Personality Disorder, Relationships Difficulties, School Problems, Trauma and PTSD, Eating disorders and addictions.
Therapies offered: Individual therapy, Child Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples’ Therapy.
Are you feeling down and cannot put your finger on the reason?
Are you not sure where on what to do next or where to go to?
Are you overwhelmed but don't want to burden your partner, friends and family?
Do you want to give yourself some tools to carry on?
Speaking with a professional, away from your close support network can be a gift that you give yourself, focusing on your own well being, because YOU matter too.
If your child had a physical injury that can develop into an infection, you would not think twice and make sure that they have the best intervention to prevent further escalation in your child's health.
Mental health issues can escalate very quickly and early intervention can prevent reaching a crisis point.
As parents we cannot solve everything, but we can make sure that our children access help in support of their well being.
Therapy at the point of issue presentation can be life saving and is always life changing.