Qualifications and Expertise

All therapy is confidential. I am affirmative and non-judgemental, regardless of your race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, politics, culture or nationality. 

I have lived and worked in Canada and the US, Scandinavia and Europe, and England and Scotland.

I have been awarded many professional memberships, including:

Senior Accredited BACP:
 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy 

Accredited APHP: The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
Accredited NRPC: The National Register of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (UK)
Registered RTS: The Register of Trauma Specialists
Registered UKRCP: United Kingdom Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

My main areas of practice include: Abuse | Addiction(s)Anger Management | Anorexia | Anxiety
Bereavement | Bulimia | Bullying 
Cancer | Career Counselling | Childhood Abuse and Trauma
Children | Compulsions | Couples Counselling | Cultural Issues
Death | Depression | Disability | Dissatisfaction
Eating Disorders | Family Therapy | Fears | Health Issues | In-laws
Life Skills | Loss | Low Self-Confidence | Low Self-Esteem
The Meaning of Life | Obsessions
Parents | Personality Disorders | Phobias | Postnatal Depression 
Relationship Issues
Sadness | Sexual Issues | Sexuality | Spirituality | Stress | Suicide
Termination/Abortion/Miscarriage | Trauma | Unhappiness
Work Related Issues | Worry

... and just about anything else that may be troubling you 

I am also a professional member of:

AFT: Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice in the UK
AHPB: Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain
AIP: Association of Independent Practitioners
APA: American Psychological Association Division of Humanistic Psychology
BABCP: British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies 
BPS: The British Psychological Society 
CPA: Canadian Psychological Association 
DACAP: Dorset Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
MRCN: Mindfulness Research and Clinical Network
SMN: The Scientific and Medical Network 
SPP: Society for Philosophy in Practice
UKAHPP: United Kingdom Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners
WPS: Wessex Psychotherapy Society My clinical experience includes: Group Therapy Facilitator from September 1995
Individuals, Couples and Family Therapy Practice from August 1996
Workshop Trainer from March 1998
Supervisor from January 2001
Metanoia Approved Person-centred Supervisor from June 2003
University of Southampton Approved Therapist from September 2005