I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the principal regulating body for the profession, with the following qualifications:
Diploma in counselling, 2000, Metanoia Institute
Certificate in post diploma counselling, 2004, Watford Women's Centre
Certificate of Completion of 4 years training for MSc in Person-centred psychotherapy, 2009, Metanoia Institute
Postgraduate diploma in Person-centred psychological studies, 2012, Metanoia Institute
I have additional specialist training in bereavement, mindfulness, addictions, neuroscience, counselling teenagers, parenting skills, post traumatic stress, attachment, dementia, couple counselling, psychosexual counselling and group facilitation.
I am a BUPA recognised mental health and wellbeing provider.
I have a B.A.Hons in Comparative Literature (1972) and a Masters of Philosophy in Latin American Literature (1980), both from Essex University.