Counselling services

I offer confidential, respectful, non judgemental counselling services for individuals, couples, families and young people. Please contact me if you would like to find out more about any of the services I can provide.

Prior to making an appointment I always suggest that we arrange a short telephone conversation about what you are looking for. If you want to take it further we then  arrange to meet: we discuss what has brought you, what changes you hope to make and we then decide whether working together would be helpful. As an Accredited and Registered BACP member I work within the  BACP Ethical Framework and receive regular supervision to help me give the best service to my clients.

Couple counselling

Couple counselling can support most couples to communicate better, resolve difficulties and become closer. While every couple is different, It normally takes about 6-20 sessions to achieve significant change, but of course every couple’s needs are different. Please see the Relationship therapy page for further information about how I work with couples.

Typical issues that clients bring are difficulty communicating, arguments, feeling unsupported, feeling unloved, affairs, coping with the impact of mental health or physical problems on the relationship, sexual dissatisfaction, different ideas about parenting, stepfamily problems, problems with in-laws, or when one partner realises that their feelings have changed and is considering leaving the relationship.

General counselling

Having been trained in a range of counselling models I am able to draw from several approaches to tailor what I offer, to meet your unique individual specific needs. In our initial meeting we would discuss what would work best for you and this would be regularly reviewed in our ongoing work. I mainly work on a short term basis (6-12 sessions) but can work longer term if needed. My aim is that you attend counselling for as short a period as is helpful for you to make the changes you need. Common concerns that bring clients to counselling are low self-confidence, anxiety, depression, anger, stress, life-stage issues, childhood abuse, bereavement and of course all the problems that can arise through being in a relationship, or in coming to terms with the end of a relationship

Separation and divorce counselling

Counselling can be useful for couples who have decided that they have to end their relationship and go their separate ways. If you have children, then counselling can help you manage the ending in the best way for them. As I am a young person’s and family counsellor with many years of experience of working with separated parents I can support you in planning how to help your children adjust to their new circumstances.


As an experienced trainer I offer bespoke training for small groups on all aspects of relationships and communication. Please contact me to discuss your training needs.


Counselling and psychotherapy supervision

I offer supervision for counsellors in training as well as supervision for fully qualified professionals. I aim for a safe collaborative relationship that will enable and maintain best practice while supporting the practitioner with the demands of the work.

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