Professional Training

As the Counselling & Psychotherapy profession isn’t regulated in the UK, it is important you find a therapist with appropriate qualifications, insurance and ethical body membership – any reputable therapist will be happy to provide this information if requested.

My professional training includes:

  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision (including Online and Telephone working) – Counselling Tutor
  • MA Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice (with Distinction) – Bath Spa University
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling – Bournemouth & Poole College
  • Certificate in Online & Telephone Counselling – Counselling Tutor
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work – CPPD London
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies – Bournemouth & Poole College
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills – Bournemouth & Poole College

Specialist Training

As a therapist specialising in grief & loss, I have committed to further specialist training in this area.

This training includes:

  • Certificate in Bereavement Counselling – John Wilson
  • Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby – Child Bereavement UK
  • Supporting men and boys through bereavement and loss – Child Bereavement UK
  • Ambiguous Loss Awareness – Ambiguous Loss UK
  • With the End in Mind – Online Events
  • Motherhood Missed – Lois Tonkin
  • Grief Works – Julia Samuel
  • Young Adult Bereavement – Various Sources

Ongoing CPD

Accreditation with BACP means I am required to undertake a minimum of 30-hours CPD per year and I take my commitment to ongoing professional development seriously, often completing far more than the minimum required amount.

Some of my more recent CPD includes:

  • Authenticity – Stephen Joseph
  • Working with Relational Trauma – Carolyn Spring
  • Emotional Sensitivity & Intensity – Imi Lo
  • Highly Sensitive People – Elaine Aron
  • Safe Trauma Recovery – Babette Rothschild
  • Self-Care for Autistic People –
  • Anxiety – Josh Fletcher
  • You Are Not A Before Picture – Alex Light
  • How to Fail – Elizabeth Day
  • Quarter-Life – Satya Doyle Byock