- Phone number
- 0800 772 3112 or 0191 2861161
- Flexible hours available
- Wheelchair accessible office
About me and my therapy practice
I have been in practice for 41 years and can offer you an initial free confidential appointment to explore ways forward.
My background is as follows:
I was born in Newcastle and educated at St. Hughes College Cambridgeshire. I am an Honours psychology graduate of the Open University. In 1979, after completing the appropriate examinations set by the National Council of Psychotherapists, and became a licentiate member and established a practice in Westerhope.
In 1981, upon further examination, I attained accredited membership of The National Council of Psychotherapy In addition to work in psychotherapy I have been actively involved with the North East Council on Drug Addiction and have worked as a counsellor in all aspects of drug-related problems. In 1982 I studied Rational Emotive Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Dr Frans M.J. Brandt and achieved a diploma in both subjects. I have been involved in various group therapy projects such as “Rational Slimming,” and has participated in local T.V. and radio programmes. I am Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-linguistic Programming- taught and accredited by Dr Richard Bandler (founder of NLP)as well as being a member of the International Stress Management Association. Also, a Graduate Member of The British Psychological Society and a senior accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Providing a caring confidential environment in which you can be assited to explore ways forward and resolve issues that may be causing you diffiuclties.
My first session
I offer an initial free consultation to discuss ways forward and allow you to ask questions and to feel whether we can work together before you commit to any counselling sessions.
What I can help with
Anxiety, Depression, Eating disorders, Obsessions, Phobias, Relationships, Sexuality, Stress
Types of therapy
CBT, Eclectic, Neuro linguistic programming, Solution focused brief therapy
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited