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Professional Commitments

Registered member of British Association For Counselling & Psychotherapy (Reg.MBACP). This means I have achieved professional standards of counselling practice.  


This also means I have  made a commitment to ensuring I have robust awareness, skills and knowledge to support clients, effectively and competently. 


Rising to the challenge of the Covid 19 crisis and social distancing, updating  and upskilling my competencies undertaking.


Post graduate  certificated  Online & Telephone Counselling course .


This enables me to offer my services professionally and effectively, the course maps to and is up-to-date with   identified  practitioners competencies and quality checked  with and by :

  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

  • The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)  

  • National Counselling Society (NCS) 


Which means I have gained the specific and higher standards needed to enable me to offer and deliver Telephone and electronic counselling as a practitioner safely, ethically and skilfully.  

Registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as a Data Office complying to Data Protection for the processing of sensitive personal information, 

You can be confident  and  assured  all the  support services I offer are  robustly, ethical, lawful and  professional 

A qualified and professional counsellor my personal and work ethics tell me "first do no harm". I have studied extensively, equally have extensive experience more than 20 years supporting other suffering with their Mental Health and emotional distress and overwhelm. 

I have worked and volunteered in several charities including Cruse Bereavement Care, Doncaster  Alcohol Service (DAS), Victim Support and Shaw Trust Children's Centre, gaining experience to a depth and breadth of  what concerns people and how to support  them and you to heal and grow from life difficulties and challenges.
Currently working and for the past7years beginning as a volunteer and employed for the past six years within a Children's Hospice.- Supporting families enduring the toughest of times.

Core qualification is CPCAB Humanistic-Integrative  Counselling
Achieved for example:   
  • CPCAB Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (2004)

  • Postgraduate, Telephone and Online Counselling (2020)

  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision (2005)

  • Advanced Certificate In Supervision (2022)

  • Certificate in Bereavement (60 hours) (2002) 

  • Serious Crime Training (2003) 

Continued professional development (CPD) including:

  • Post Traumatic Strength: Changing the Lens when working with Trauma (2021)

  • Polyvagal Theory (2021)

  • Couples & Family Therapy Diploma (2019)

  • Mindfulness-Based CBT Diploma (2017)

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Dr Steve Johnson

  • Neurobiology of anxiety/ Polyvagal Theory

  • Putting Polyvagal Theory  into Practice - Deb Dana 

    • Essential Strategies for Creating Safety and Connection With Trauma Clients

  • Complex Trauma Certificate 1 (C-PTSD) - Janine Fisher

    • Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma = Janine Fisher

  • Complex Trauma Certificate 2 (C-PTSD) - Janine Fisher

    • Working with Complex Trauma & Dissociation

    • Healing the Shame of Our Fragmented Self - Janine Fisher

  • Internal Family Systems - Frank Anderson 

  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self-Harm

  • Working with Relational Trauma & Disorganised Attachment

  • Trauma & the Body - Somatisation and Dissociation

  • Child Sexual Abuse - Hope for Healing  (Carolyn Spring)

  • Supporting victims of Sexual abuse (Victim Support)

  • Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence (Victim Support) 

  • Safeguarding Adults (L3) (BBW Children Hospice)

  • Safeguarding Children & Young People (L3)  (BBW Children Hospice) 

  • Growing Around Grief: Implications for Practice - Master Class - (Dr Lois Tonkin)

  • Certificate Bereavement Program (60 hours Cruse Bereavement Care) 

  • Trauma & Bereavement

  • Mindfulness-Based CBT Diploma

  • Post Traumatic Strength: Changing the Lens when working with Trauma)

  • Couples & Family Therapy Diploma

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