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“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

Carl R. Rogers

 

About Me

Passionate about my work and the people I work with, I provide a safe and non-judgmental space where clients will feel respected and listened to.

 

I am based in Haywards Health/Lindfield, West Sussex. 


I am registered to council adults over the age of 18, I offer talking, walking and creative therapies. I am able to teach children in matters relating to personal, social and sexual health education.


My background is in counselling, nursing, teaching and the arts, working in both public and private sectors in the UK and overseas.


Qualifications:
•    BACP registered humanistic psychotherapist
•    Gestalt therapist
•    Experienced registered nurse
•    Qualified art teacher/artist
•    Qualified personal social and sexual health teacher

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Specializing in Anxiety Treatment, Depression and Adolescent Education

Anxiety

Anxiety can be overwhelming and  can affect any one at anytime in their life and is a debilitating experience. You may have both physical and psychological experiences, which can be anything from pain to shortness of breath or a feeling not being able to cope

Grief & Loss

Grief and loss can be experienced in many circumstances, the death of a loved one, being given a terminal diagnosis, redundancy from a job, your children moving away from home, divorce. It can be hard to make sense of the change in your world. Grief and loss can affect any part of our life and can be a

Depression

Depression is the flip side of anxiety and often goes hand in hand with anxiety as its companion. Depression can be experienced in many ways, lethargy, low mood lack of interest or a reluctance to socialize, a tendency to isolate away from relationships and 

Trauma

Trauma can remain an underlying issue that we may have not even been aware of in the past. It can be experienced as anger or denial. You may have experienced a one time traumatic event or repeated and ongoing abuse, this can be physical, psychological, financial or 

Relationships

Complex and challenging relationships can be hard to negotiate be it at work in love or friendship. You may be struggling with family or siblings.

Adolescent  Education

Topics such as drugs, addiction, peer pressure, bullying, anxiety, depression, self harm, sexuality & relationships are all hot topics as well as the effect of social media and COVID on young minds.