I am a qualified counsellor with an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling (2010), Level 5 Diploma in Sex Addiction Counselling (2017) and Certificate in Christian Counselling (2006). I also offer therapy to clients referred through StopSO (Specialist treatment for the prevention of sexual offending).
I run a private counselling practice in Burgess Hill. I worked for 5 years as a counsellor at Signposts in Burgess Hill. Signposts is a drop-in centre for people with learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as mental health issues. I volunteered for 3 years at St Peter and St James Hospice as a bereavement counsellor.
In my training I was a volunteer counsellor at The Information Shop for Young People in Burgess Hill.
I am an accredited member of the BACP – British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy. I work to their Ethical Framework, which is available on their website – www.bacp.co.uk. I have regular supervision to ensure I am working ethically and professionally. I am required by the BACP to have regular continual professional development, which equates to about 60 hours per year of refresher training. I am also a full member of ATSAC – Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity