I gained my BACP Accredited qualification in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling in July 2005 after commencing my studies in counselling at what is now Central Sussex College in January 2002. Since then I have worked with adults, teenagers and children gaining a wealth of experience. I became an Accredited member of the BACP in 2008.
Due to my work with children, young people and vulnerable adults I am also trained in Child Protection issues and have been fully CRB checked - I hold a current and enhanced DBS certificate.
In 2013 I gained a Diploma in Supervision for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Allied Healthcare Professionals via Psychotherapy in the Home Counties and Make a Difference Training.
BACP Accredited Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling - including a certificate in Short Term Counselling
Certificate in Couples Counselling - Time2Relate - Couples Counselling.
Certificate in Working Creatively with Children and Young People - Hove YMCA Therapeutic Services
Diploma in Supervision for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Allied Health Professionals - Experiential Diploma in Supervision
I continue to train to improve my work as a counsellor and attend regular CPD in accordance with the BACP code of ethics, often exceeding their annual requirements. As such I also have CPD certificates in:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT
Group Work - as well as Therapeutic Group work with Children and Young People
Couple Therapy using the Arts
Working with Domestic Abuse