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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