Counselling, Psychotherapy, EMDR, Mindfulness & Supervision in Cranbrook, Kent
I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist, and an EMDR Europe Accredited Consultant with 16 years' experience in the field of psychological therapy. Since qualifying as a Counsellor in 2003, I have completed many additional trainings in trauma-focused approaches (including EMDR), systemic approaches, mindfulness, CBT and supervision. I have worked with a broad range of clients presenting with many different issues in the NHS in Primary Care, in the Welfare Department of Kent Police and in private practice. I work with clients experiencing symptoms of trauma, anxiety (including performance anxiety), low mood and phobias. Clients also come to me to address relationship issues and habits/behaviours they would like to change. I describe my approach as integrative, with a person-centered philosophy underpinning all my work. As well as counselling, psychotherapy and EMDR trauma-focused therapy, I offer clinical supervision and am a teacher of mindfulness.
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Clients come to see me from the surrounding villages of Staplehurst, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, and Horsmonden, as well as from the nearby towns of Tenterden, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone.
1. As a professional counsellor, I place an emphasis on my clients’ confidentiality
2. I am committed to complying with the letter and the spirit of the law (e.g. DPA, GDPR)
3. I respect that individuals have a set of moral and legal rights relating to how their personal data is processed
When third parties instigate contact with me via phone (calls, voicemail and text message), and via email, I will consider, by convention, that they intend and acknowledge that I may return contact by these means. Likewise, where an enquirer provides me with alternative contact details I will consider that they are inviting me to use those contact details in good faith.