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My experience

I have experience working with:

 

Abuse, addiction(s), anxiety, bereavement, childhood issues, cultural issues, depression, dissociation, dreams, general counselling, health related issues, identity problems, life coaching, lucid Dreaming, loss, obsessions, OCD, personal development, phobias, post-traumatic stress, psychosis, relationships, self esteem, self harm, sex, sexuality, spirituality, spiritual awakening, stress, trauma, work related issues etc.

I also have experience with techniques and methods that involve emotional recall and sense memory, including the Meisner Technique and work with actors who train in this area.

Qualifications and training

​Psychotherapeutic and mental health:

  • Masters in Psychotherapy (MSc) - Metanoia Institute

  • Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) - Metanoia Institute

  • Clinical Diploma in Psychotherapy (Dip Psych) - Metanoia Institute

  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Dip Couns) - Metanoia Institute

  • EMDR Level 1, 2 and 3 trained - Richman EMDR Training

  • Exploring Autism - An introduction: An informed insiders perspective workshop

  • Exploring Autism - Identifying & working with autism 

  • Dynamics of domestic abuse workshop

  • RSPH level 2 award in managing mental wellbeing

  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor

  • Critical incident stress debriefing trained (CISD)

Shamanic and spiritual health:

  • Shamanic Energy Medicine Practitioner 300 hour training - Alberto Villoldo Four Winds graduate

  • Shamanic Depossession Trained 30 hour basic - Betsy Bergstrom

  • Classical Shamanism and Nature - Simon Buxton

  • Theta Healing DNA Basic Practitioner

  • Theta Healing DNA Advanced Practitioner

  • Dreaming yourself awake - Paul Levy 7 week course

  • Dreaming the soul back home, shamanic dreaming for healing & becoming whole - Robert Moss 7 week course

  • Sacred Trust 3 Year Shamanic Practitioner (ongoing)

  • Curse and Thought-Form Unravelling Training - Betsy Bergstrom

  • Spirituality in the Therapy Room and Beyond - Grief & Growth - Geoff Hopping

Work experience

  • Director - Strategic Wellbeing (2018 to date)

  • Head of Workplace Wellbeing & Clinical Services - Mind (Hammersmith & Fulham) (2015 - 2019)

  • Senior Manager of Revenue Management - EDF Energy (2006 - 2015)

  • Psychodynamic Counsellor - Mind  (2015 - 2016)

  • Clinical Assessor - Mind (2015 - 2016) 

  • Counsellor - NHS  (2015 - 2016)

  • Counsellor - Ealing Abbey Counselling Service EACS (2015 - 2016)

  • Counsellor - Metanoia Counselling & Psychotherapy Service MCPS (2014 - 2015)