Experience 2010 – Present
I have had over eight years of experience Counselling clients by applying counselling and psychotherapeutic techniques dealing with issues such as Loss, Change, Bereavement, Depression, Anxiety, Fears / Phobias, Limiting Beliefs, Relationship Problems, Self Harm, Low Self Esteem, Past and Recent Trauma and Existential issues both in Private Practice and working with leading National and Local Charities.
I have worked in the community for the last six years with Statutory and Voluntary Organisations providing Counselling and services providing Partnership working and have been with organisations such as the NHS and Local Councils via employment Assistance Programmes for their employees as well as other Blue Chip companies, Insurance companies, National and Regional Charities incliuding ‘The Benjamin Foundation’ based in Norfolk.
I am Registered by AXA Healthcare Insurance for those with AXA Healthcare Insurance as well as WPA and Aviva who are eligible for cover and have been referred by their GP.
CORE QUALIFICATIONS I have a BSc Honours Degree in Integrative counselling awarded by Middlesex University in 2013 As well as an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling from Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy 2012. I also have a Dip. HE. in Integrative Counselling from Matrix College. I hold a CERT. H.E. in Person Centred Counselling skills from the UEA Norwich in 2010. Prior to this, I completed two foundation courses with ‘Who are you now’ in 2009.
I have also attended the following professional development courses:
Child Protection Training
Nurtured Heart Technique workshop
EMI eye movement therapy Integration therapy for trauma, phobias And limiting beliefs The couple and others –
Couple Counselling Training Conflict Management in Couple Counselling Training
Couple Counselling Attachment Theory
Couple Counselling – Affairs betrayal and triangles Theory training
Body Mind Training on the Mind-Body connection for Medically Unexplained Symptoms. by Professor Helen Payne, PhD
Authentic Movement – Embodied Empathy Training by Professor Helen Payne, PhD
Certificate in Couple Counselling
Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis
Certificate in Brain Spotting – Relief from Trauma and Distress – by Dr M Grixti
Certificate of Attendance Helping Children & Teenagers With Traumatic Life Transitions, Losses and Separations Conference
Brainspotting – Working with Trauma in Children Training – Amsterdam by Dr M Grixti
Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography – Roehampton University by Professor Del Loewenthal
Integrative Counselling Approach to working with Compulsive Hoarding
Trauma & The Body – Somatisation & Dissociation – PODS
Brainspotting Phase 3 – London 2019 David Grant Phd
Brainspotting Phase 2 – Dr Mark Grixti David Grant Phd 2020
Treating Trauma, Complex PTSD & Dissassioative disorders – PESI 2020
Using Creative Arts Online – Online Events 2020
Group Counselling CPD Training 2020
Taking your Therapy Practice Outdoors Ruth Allen Phd. 2020
Coronavirus update training 2020
I have offered online therapy and telephone counselling for over 8 years but have recently taken part in Coronavirus Online and Telephone update courses with the UKCP BACP and the Open university coronavirus primer course and have studying the Covid 19 Teleheath Course.
I am Currently training in level five certificate in supervision with Lisa Mass
I am a member of the BACP and listed on their accredited register. I am an accredited member of the UKCP as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and abide by their ethical code of practice. As part of this, I attend a Professional Supervision meeting at least every three weeks.
I also hold a DBS / CRB certificate. DBS Certificate Number 001506026620