I am an accredited counsellor, psychotherapist with 14 years experience, using an integrative approach.
I have completed my advanced training in clinical supervision, level 6. This specialist training enables me to ensure high standards in supervision. My approach follows the model of Hawkins & Shohet and Page & Woskett. This model is based upon coaching, through the use of lenses, to help provide structure and explore difference.
The Level 5 course in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (CPCAB) has enabled me to work with a wide range of complex psychological health problems. This training is recognised by BACP and UKCP for the professional high standards of training and equips me to take on a senior role within an organisation.
Level 4 – CPCAB, two years training which gives me knowledge, skills and competencies to work safely as a qualified counsellor.
Level 3 – Level 2 CPCAB is a one year training intended for individuals who have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills.
I work alongside a University to provide supervision in education and alliance team for clinical supervision in the North West.
I facilitate and co-facilitator in delivering bespoke training for professionals such as working therapeutically with young people and clinical supervision.
I am qualified to work in animal assisted therapy, ( AA1, AAT) www.scas.org.uk Animals can help improve mood, reduce depression, lower blood pressure, motivation and reduce or prevent stress.
Further vocational courses have given me the knowledge and awareness to practice safely. I have training in Safeguarding for both children and adults including training on CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation). I am enhanced DBS and completed ASIST training in suicide awareness.