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About me and my therapy practice
Relate qualified relationship counsellor.
Diploma in Counselling
Foundation in CBT skills
EMDR qualified Practitioner
I trained and worked for Relate until 2010 when I left to work for the NHS as a Specialist Counsellor and sex therapist. The NHS stopped funding sex therapy in 2017 and I decided to leave in December 2017 to concentrate on my private practise. I am a qualified supervisor.
I have an office in Central Exeter where I see couples and individuals.
Sex therapy: Vaginismus, Pain - Dyspareunia, Lack of desire Menopause, Ageing, Premature Ejaclation, Erectile dysfunction, Sexual avoidance and performance anxiety.
Sexual addiction for clients who have: an unhealthy relationship with a mood altering experience. A sexual activity that is used to modulate emotion, that feels out of control. A pattern of out of control sexual behaviours that causes a problem in their life. Compulsive masturbation, use of pornography, anonymous sex, chat rooms/online sex.
Couple Counselling: Communication, Affairs, Children, Divorce or separation, loss , Starting again, Life changes and Work issues
EMDR: working on memories and PTSD.
I also supervises counsellors and trainees. I work for a number of EAP's and accepts Bupa, Axa, Vitality clients.
My first session
Assessment session: This is for an hour where we can meet and I can start to gather information about the difficulties and we can decide what next. If you are a couple this assessment is done together.
If you are seeing another counsellor please talk to them regarding a plan to complete that work or taking a break to be able to start more specialised therapy.
What I can help with
Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, EMDR, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations
How I deliver therapy
Online counselling, Time-limited