- Wheelchair accessible office
About me and my therapy practice
I offer a safe, non-judgemental space where a child or young person can express their thoughts and feelings, helping them to manage and contain their difficulties and empower them to make sense of and understand their struggles. By placing an individual's needs first, I tailor my approach to suit each client using a mixture of talking, art and dyadic therapy to promote positive, lasting change.
I am a psychotherapist and counsellor working with children and young people as a consultant and in private practice. I have an MA in Art Psychotherapy and am accredited by the HCPC. I am also a Registered Member of BACP and BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists).
I am currently a consultant at Whole Child Therapy in Hither Green and in private practice in Clapham, South West London.
I have worked therapeutically with children, adolescents and adults living with anxiety, depression, complex mental health difficulties, disability, illness or adverse life experiences. I have experience working in a variety of settings including schools, the NHS and women’s centres.
Most recently I worked at a domestic and sexual violence charity; working with children and adolescents with complex trauma and suffering with the adverse effects associated with the experience of attachment disruption, abuse and family separation.
I have a special interest and training in attachment disorders and childhood and adolescent trauma. My consultancy work is with children in adoption, kinship and foster care.
I can also offer dyadic therapy, which involves working with a parent/caregiver and child. It is a way of working which focuses directly on the child’s primary attachment relationship.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Trauma, Women's issues
Types of therapy
Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic
Clients I work with
Children, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited