I am a qualified counsellor and provide counselling in Clapham and Tooting in London to individual adults. I have a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology and HR and have a Diploma in Integrative Counselling.
I am proudly registered with the BACP and adhere to their ethical guidelines and policies. Through my integrative training I believe that there's no single approach for everyone, and I will use the approaches that suit you best. Having said that, I am predominantly person-centred in my practice. This means I see you as the expert on yourself; I am not here to tell you what to do or presume I know what’s best for you. Together we will find the answers and work through the issues in our collaborative therapeutic relationship.
I have a special interest in workplace stress, the challenges of being a generation Y or ‘millennial’, and relationships. I have also worked extensively with more severe mental health issues, and now offer counselling to carers of loved ones going through these issues.
Once you’ve made the step to contact me, I will arrange an introductory phone call. This gives me a chance to introduce myself, and will invite you to tell me a little about what is bringing you to counselling. I will also cover practical things such as how to access the building I practise from.
Then we will meet in person for an initial session. This will give you a chance to explore in more detail what has brought you to counselling and what you hope to get from it. It is important that both of us feel that a therapeutic relationship is possible in order to continue to work together. After this assessment session, if we decide to work together, then our sessions will be weekly. I don’t have a maximum number of sessions I offer. You’re the client, and you’re in control.
If you’d like to learn more about what to expect from our first session, I have written a blog post which explains this in more detail.Read post
I practice from therapy rooms in Clapham and Tooting. I can also offer Skype sessions, if that works for you.
Just off Clapham High Street; a 5 minute walk from Clapham North or Clapham Common tube stations
On Upper Tooting Road; 5 minutes walk from Tooting Bec tube station
Fees are £50/session in the day, and £65/session in the evening. Counselling sessions are 50 minutes long. Payment by either cash or bank transfer.
I offer reduced fees for some sessions at certain times. Contact me for more information.
If you'd like to get in touch to learn more about counselling or to arrange an initial session, call or email me on the details below. I aim to get back to you within 12 working hours.