My Qualifications

I spent a number of years training to qualify as a counsellor and I continue to engage with professional development – I have a commitment to at least 30 hours of ongoing training per year as a Registered Member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).


  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency (Jan 2015)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (2012-2014)
  • BSc (Hons) Counselling Psychology (2009-2012)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (2012)
  • Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4 (2012)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness in Bereavement Care (2011)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (2011)
  • Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (2010)


  • Studied mental health science at post-graduate level (2017-2018) covering the latest research on depression, anxiety, dementia and psychosis.
  • Psychological First Aid training
  • Relational depth when working online
  • Arts in health
  • Mental Health First Aid (trained 2016)
  • Counselling online
  • Working with a suicidal client
  • Loneliness and its effects
  • Domestic violence awareness
  • Supported conversation (working with aphasia)
  • The Freedom Programme for Professionals
  • Sudden and traumatic death
  • Understanding stroke – physical, psychological and emotional impact
  • A child’s grief
  • Writing in Bereavement