I worked as a holistic therapist for 20 years and ran my own business offering complementary and alternative therapies such as aromatherapy, reflexology, reiki, along with running wellbeing workshops and evening classes.  During this time I became very interested in the mind, body, spirit connection and continued my own personal journey by studying counselling, coaching and mentoring.

Today in my private practice I use an integrative approach with clients, which means that I utilise all of my experience and knowledge to help them, however I base this on a person centred approach.

I have been working as a fully qualified counsellor and have been a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (BACP) since 2009 and offer individual counselling and life coaching sessions, as well as personal development workshops either in groups or in 1:1’s.

I have continued my own personal development and have undertaken further study in more specialised areas.  I am also able to offer Couples Counselling and Counselling Supervision.

I am a fully registered Bach Practitioner (BFRP) since 2017 and love working with the flower essences.

My private practice is based in Workington, Cumbria.  Unfortunately I am currently unable to offer face-to-face appointments.  All my work is being carried out online using Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp video or by telephone.

As a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapists (BACP) I work to their code of ethical practice.   I am committed to continuing my professional development and regularly attend workshops and training courses to enhance and refresh my skills and knowledge.

Qualifications

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Registered Bach Practitioner, Mount Vernon Centre, Oxford

Life Coaching Diploma

Counselling Couples CPD

Counselling Supervision CPD

Facilitating Learning & Development: Coaching & Mentoring

Certificate in Counselling & Certificate in Counselling Skills

Adult & Further Education Teaching Certificate

Experience

Established Counselling Private Practice for 10 years +

Bach Practitioner & Flower Remedies for 3 years +

Counsellor for Employee Assistance Programmes

Performance Coaching & Mentor with Apprentice Programmes

Volunteer Supervisor with Cruse Bereavement Care

Volunteer Counsellor for West Cumbria Carers

Volunteer with Samaritans, Whitehaven Branch

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