- Phone number
- 07905 117718
- Wheelchair accessible office
About me and my therapy practice
Associate Psychotherapist The Gestalt Centre London (UKCP Reg. 1996-present) - practising from the Gestalt Centre London NW1 (King's Cross-St. Pancras, Camden Town or Mornington Crescent stations); and from The City EC2 (Liverpool Street station area).
I offer a therapeutic relationship affirming creative renewal, integration and wholeness, promoting clarity and mindful self-compassion. I draw on humanistic, attachment, relational, trauma recovery, Internal Family Systems (The Center for Self Leadership, level 1 cert. 2016), neuroscience, psychodynamic, cognitive and addiction perspectives.
A core interest is the coping/survival adaptations, beliefs & self-judgement that can be triggered by relational distress, neglect and trauma, and how this can compromise self-image/esteem, diminish our expectations of self, others and life, and be a significant factor in various compulsions/addictions.
By affirming the stability needed to safely attend to distress, identify our needs, better regulate/integrate intense feelings and trauma, we can feel increasingly embodied and at home in the present, to find greater clarity, peace, enjoyment, lightness and self-acceptance.
Associate Tutor University of Surrey Psychology Dept (2010-2018) - facilitated personal/professional development groups for Counselling Psychology doctorate students. Past group facilitator/supervisor the Gestalt Centre London. Counsellor (1990-present) Reg. MBACP. Co-founder, counsellor (1999-2004) & honorary member The Cancer Counselling Trust. Counsellor CancerBackup charity (1997-99). Bereavement counsellor Trinity Hospice, Clapham (1990-93).
What I can help with
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Life coaching, Personal development, Asperger syndrome, Cancer, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Relationships, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Brief therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Systemic
Clients I work with
Adults, EAP, Older adults, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited