- Phone number
- 07493 095373
- Flexible hours available
- Available for home visits
- Concessionary rates
08OCT2021 Availability Note: I am not taking on new clients currently. If you would like to be placed on my waiting list for future availability please contact me.
About me and my therapy practice
Perhaps you are going through a tough time and would like to speak with someone in confidence. Perhaps life is not great right now and you want support. Perhaps you just want someone else to listen to what is going on for you, to help you make sense of things. I would like to help.
I am a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist based in the Tooting area in Southwest London, United Kingdom (Tooting SW17). I also work online and by phone. I offer a safe, accepting, understanding, and non-judgemental space to help explore what is going on for you at your own pace. Such a space can be just what is needed sometimes.
My approach to counselling is the person-centred approach which belongs to the humanistic school of therapy and was founded by Carl Rogers, an American psychologist, in the 1950s. Having a genuine, understanding, empathic, and supportive person to speak with about issues that are troubling you can lead to improvements in self-growth, understanding, acceptance and overall greater awareness and flow within yourself. I view you as the expert and will work alongside you to facilitate your explorative journey in a respectful, loving, and non-directive manner. I believe in and I have experience of this way of working providing opportunity and space for real inner change and for the emergence of a more self-loving, self-confident, self-trusting, and self-aware way of being.
As an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I abide by their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.
My session rates are:
£55 (individuals) per session
£65 (couples) per session
If you find you cannot afford the above rates please let me know as I have a limited number of reduced-rate sessions.
I offer individual therapy and couples therapy and have experience of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds across a range of issues. I have experience of working with:
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Straight people
- Anxiety and stress
- Relationship issues
I have significant experience of working in the LGBT community and with gay men since 2000 in both the UK and the USA.
- Certificate in Counselling Skills (City Lit, London)
- Diploma in Practitioner Counselling, Person-Centred Approach (City Lit, London)
- Advanced Post Diploma in Person-Centred Couples Counselling (Counselling Works, Milton Keynes)
- MA Counselling and Psychotherapy (University of East London, London) - this is currently ongoing
Additional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Training:
- An introduction to Autism
- Group facilitation
- Equine Assisted Therapy
- Outdoor therapy
- Trauma, the Brain and Recovery
- Regular attendance at person-centred encounter groups and meetings
In addition to my private practice I work as a counselling tutor and counselling student supervisor.
My first session
I offer an opportunity to speak by phone, online, or in-person to introduce myself and to answer any questions you may have prior to booking your first session.
What I can help with
Anger management, Anxiety, Depression, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress
Types of therapy
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, Older adults
How I deliver therapy
Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling