In addition to my formal training I have had many years of experience in group analytic work. I have also undertaken a significant personal therapy in individual and group analysis.
I hold clinical qualifications in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, and Group Analysis from the Institute of Group Analysis,(IGA) London.
I am registered as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and Group Analyst with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). I am a professional member of the Institute of Group Analysis (please click for information). I abide by strict codes of conduct. In giving you this information I intend to help provide you with reassurance that I have undergone a long, rigorous and internationally recognised training.
In addition to my private practice I have clinical experience in various health settings, having worked as a psychotherapist in outpatient NHS psychotherapy departments, for GP’s in Health Centres. I am involved in the training of counsellors and psychotherapists with Wessex Counselling Service (please click for information) and facilitate experiential groups and support students individually. I have led a project funded by charity to provide a counselling service for young people aged between 15 and 18 years who may find it difficult to access counselling. I am a qualified nurse and have substantial experience in community and hospital settings with individuals with physical and mental illness, their families and carers.
I am interested in the link between physical and emotional health and run a group for individuals with secondary breast cancer. Information can be found here https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/information-support/support-you/living-secondary-breast-cancer-salisbury. In addition to this I conduct a once weekly Group Analytic therapy group in Salisbury. I am a member of Sarum Counselling. This is a service providing reduced and full fee counselling and psychotherapy in Salisbury please click here for the link http://www.sarumcounselling.co.uk