About Me

I qualified in 2008 as a Creative Arts Therapist.  This enables me to work with people in a wide variety of ways, from talking to engaging in creative activities, whatever feels best for the individual (see Therapy for more info). Over the subsequent years I have been on a learning journey, through studying Psychoanalysis, learning Meditation and now engaging with a 7-year course to become a Spiritual Psychologist.  

I am influenced by Jungian Psychoanalysis; Peter Levine's work on recovery from trauma; Georgi Y Johnson and Bart Van De Berge's teachings on Meditation and Mind Body integration; and my own experience with 'chronic pain' recovery. 

I enjoy long walks with my two dogs, being inspired by good teachers, beautiful old trees and making things - from arts and crafts to my garden.

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My Qualifications and Accreditations

  • MA Dramatherapy (Sesame) - a Jungian Creative Arts Therapy

  • BSc Psychology

  • Foundations of Analytical Psychology (Society of Analytical Psychology)

  • Spiritual Psychology (International School of Spiritual Psychology) - ongoing

  • 3+ years of Non-Dual Meditation Study with my teacher Georgi Y Johnson

  • I am registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and follow their ethical framework of good practice.  I have been qualified since 2008.

  • I am a registered member of the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth)

  • I receive Clinical supervision. (My work with clients is kept anonymous. Supervision safeguards clients ensuring Therapists maintain good practice)

Work

I have had a wide range of experience within different settings.  Examples of places I have worked are:

  • One-to-one sessions in Private Practice (through a GP surgery and a therapeutic drop in centre)

  • Groups of individuals with dementia and/or physical difficulties (Ventry Care Residential homes)

  • Women with chronic pain (Royal Homeopathic Hospital, London)

  • Children with emotional difficulties (in various schools and group settings)