Due to the ever evolving situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) I am now offering telephone and online counselling sessions only - please rest assured that as a service I will continue to support you as best as I can during this extremely difficult and challenging time.  I have received my first vaccination against Covid-19 (20/02/21).  Thank you.


Do you need to find the right tools to help yourself? We all experience a wide range of feelings, such as personal loss, anxiety, grief, depression, anger and may have problems at home, at work, with relationships and many others.  If you need a professional,

confidential, friendly ear, you can find one here.

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I am subscribed to multiple Accredited Registers (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, National Counselling Society) that have been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. Accreditation demonstrates my commitment to high professional standards, to enhancing safety and delivering a better service.   I was awarded the MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Keele University, itself a BACP accredited course. I work with some of the largest Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) in the UK, including Axa and CiC amongst others, to deliver nationwide help via telephone and online services.  I have worked with Macmillan (Leighton, Crewe), supporting cancer patients, carers, family members, the bereaved and many others (e.g. see this link).  I am a qualified counsellor with a lot of very varied life-experience, which taught me that not only is it 'good to talk' - it can be vital.  I believe that psychological and emotional well-being is just as important as physical well-being.  I believe that you, as the client, need your own space to discover yourself and understand what YOU need, and though I can help facilitate this process, you must be prepared to work for yourself within therapy, and reap your own rewards.  I believe it is most important that you find the right therapist for you before you begin your journey of healing.


Support That Makes a Difference, backed up by an Integrative Approach


A counselling session ... is ...

non-judgemental, active listening

Sometimes we all need someone who will listen.  Someone who will give us the time and space we need to heal.  A safe environment, free from threat, free from judgement, free from criticism.

YOU matter.

A counselling session ... is ...

relaxed, comfortable, reassuring

A counselling session is relaxed, comfortable, reassuring.  Together we'll build a trusting therapeutic relationship, at your pace, to your agenda - to help you think through your issues, to help you connect to your feelings and work with them safely.

A counselling session ... is ...


Confidentiality is a key aspect.  Whatever happens in the counselling room stays in the counselling room.  There are some legal exceptions which will be fully explained to you and made clear in the counselling contract.

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does”

William James

Before you begin ...

    When starting a new therapeutic relationship, ensure that you choose a counsellor carefully.  The client-counsellor relationship is key to the effectiveness of the therapy.  Interview your counsellor first, educate yourself about what counselling is, and what it is not.  Think about what you want to achieve from therapy.  Follow any of the links below to find out more before you start your counselling journey ...


    Find out who you are, and where you would like to go 

    Moving you forwards


    Private, comfortable rooms available. 

    Free parking. 

    Evening (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and weekend appointments.

    Thursday and Friday daytime appointments only.