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Qualifications

 

Postgraduate Diploma Art Psychotherapy (2004)

 

University Advanced Diploma Couple Counselling (2008)

 

Certificate in Integrative Behavioural Couples Therapy (2013) – I am accredited as a “Couple Therapy for Depression IAPT Practitioner” with the British Society of Couple Psychotherapists and Counsellors

 

Certificate in supervision (2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Membership of Professional Bodies

 

BACP (senior accredited member)

 

Health Professions Council – I am a registered art therapist

 

 

 

Specialist Skills Training

 

An introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy

 

Certificate in Substance Misuse Care and Counselling Module 2

 

Pregnancy Crisis Training

 

Affect Regulation: Working with Complex Trauma & Dissociation

 

Adoption Counselling Training

 

Working with long-term conditions and medically unexplained symptoms.

 

Dyadic Parent-Child Art Psychotherapy Training

 

Other shorter training courses on a variety of subjects eg. safeguarding, risk assessment etc

 

 

 

Work Experience

 

Five years working in Primary Care as a Psychological Therapist

 

I have been in private practice since 2006

 

I delivered the art therapy module on the BSc Counselling and Therapeutic Studies course at Leeds Metropolitan University

 

Associate Counsellor at the NHS workplace counselling service in Sheffield

 

Couple Counsellor at a Relate Centre

 

Counsellor at Sheffield Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service working with women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse

 

Two years with a Specialist Psychotherapy Team delivering long-term art therapy

 

I have also led three art therapy groups – with the mothers of young offenders, with a group of people who were suffering with depression and in a care home for elderly people

qualifications and experience

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