Experience

In addition to my private practice, I work as the Counselling Service Manager for TalkingSpace Plus, the NHS’ IAPT (Increased Access to Psychological Therapies) service in Oxfordshire. I have previously worked as a therapist with various organizations in the public and voluntary sectors, including two NHS Trusts, Mind (the mental health charity), Relate (the relationship counselling charity) and the Dove Service (a bereavement counselling charity). I have helped clients facing a wide range of issues, including:

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career development
  • Chronic and terminal illnesses
  • Culture shock
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Disabilities
  • Discrimination
  • Dissociation
  • Domestic abuse / violence
  • Eating disorders
  • Family issues
  • Health-related issues
  • Learning difficulties
  • Loneliness
  • Low self-confidence
  • Low self-esteem
  • Major life transitions
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Phobias
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-harm
  • Sense of identity
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Sleeping problems
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Work-related problems