Making contact and taking that first step towards therapy can feel daunting and even overwhelming, especially when you are feeling anxious or vulnerable.

I offer both face to face psychotherapy and/or via (Skype) video call – online counselling.

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Research consistently shows that the client/therapist relationship is central for therapy to make a difference. With this in mind, I offer a reduced fee for an initial session so you can see who I am and get a feeling for how I work.
About Me

About Me

I am a registered person-centred psychotherapist, currently completing my masters (MSc) research at the prestigious Metanoia Institute in Ealing, London. In addition to my private practice, I work for a charity providing psychotherapy offering support for issues around the loss of a pregnancy.

In my private practice, I specialise in providing psychotherapy for women facing challenges before (preconception), during (antenatal) and after (postnatal) pregnancy. I have maternity experience within the NHS, which I combine with my psychotherapy to offer an holistic understanding of perinatal experience, including:

Becoming a mother
Pregnancy
(In)Fertility
Miscarriage
Pregnancy Complications
Pregnancy loss
Pregnancy after loss
Surrogacy
Birth trauma/complications
Postnatal depression

I also have extensive experience working as a psychotherapist with Carers of friends and family.

I am a registered psychotherapist with the National Counselling Society, and abide by their Code of Ethical Practice. As I am currently undertaking my MSc, I am also listed as a trainee member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and abide by their Ethical Principles and Code of Professional Conduct. I am fully insured.

You can find my listings on the following sites: National Counselling Society, UKCP, Counselling Directory.
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My Maternity Experience

My interest in maternity has been life-long and personal. I began my education into the world of maternity in 2010 when I completed a year of a midwifery degree at King’s College London. At the end of that year my daughter was born, and so I stepped back from this rewarding, but time-demanding training to focus on being a mother. Having had the opportunity to be with women during their pregnancies, being present during their births and in those early postnatal weeks, I witnessed how considerate communication, and in particular the ability to truly listen, had the power to transform how a woman felt about being a mother.

The rigorous training I have undergone at the UK’s leading psychotherapy institute has equipped me in addressing the need I had observed for women to talk and be heard by a professional. As a psychotherapist I have the skills and the time to listen and be with women, and although I am not a qualified midwife, my maternity experience enables me to understand the language around this life-changing time.

My interest in maternity (pre-conception, pregnancy, postnatal, bereavement, attachment) continues to grow, and I am actively involved in the NHS as a member of my local NHS Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP), helping to improve maternity care for women and families. I regularly attend training days to enhance my psychotherapy practice, and to maintain up to date information in my specialist area.
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