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As a Humanistic Existential Counsellor I will listen to you, providing you with a warm, safe, and confidential environment in which to talk. I will help and support you and I won’t give advice or pass judgement; the counselling focuses on you and what you need, exploring your thoughts and feelings. Some people come with a very clear idea of what they believe is the cause of their distress, and others know only that their lives feel weighty and painful. In my work I understand that every individual is both unique and valuable, that the issues that are brought are always important.

In addition to my private practice I have worked with a number of counselling and support organisations. Part of my vocational training was working with issues connected to domestic abuse in relationships and as children within families. I have also worked with bereavement, sexual trauma, anxiety, depression and a broad range of life issues. 

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Professional Membership

I am a Registered Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I fully adhere to the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. Please find out more information here. I am qualified to deliver 'Walk and Talk' therapy and am happy to discuss integrating this into your sessions as required.

Other roles

I work as a lecturer in Counselling at Cardiff and Vale College as well as Youth and Social Care with the University of South Wales. I have worked in promoting mental health and well-being through group support, mentoring and training in stress management, mental health awareness, confidence building and assertiveness. All these roles help me understand the experiences of people from a broad range of backgrounds.


I continually undertake a broad variety of training. Recent training has included - Gender diversity and sexual preference, walk and talk therapy, understanding and working with self-harm, domestic abuse, coercion and control, safeguarding, working with trauma and children at risk of sexual exploitation, understanding narcissism and ACE’s (adverse childhood experience). I am a Mental Health First Aider and am ASIST (suicide first aid) trained.

My Qualifications

  • Accredited Counsellor BACP (MBACP Accred,)

  • Clinical Supervisor 

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (BACP Accredited)

  • Foundation Degree (Open) in Counselling (BACP Accredited)

  • Bachelor Social Science (Hons)

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Post compulsory education)

  • Fellow – FHEA

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