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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Counselling and Supervision, Forest Green, Surrey
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I am a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and BACP Accredited Counsellor, with over 15 years’ experience working with adults and young people (aged 16 and over), in private practice, NHS Adult Mental Health services, student counselling, employee assistance and staff counselling. My experience also includes teaching counselling students, supervising therapists and working with groups.

AS A THERAPIST

The model of counselling I use is Integrative and Psychodynamic.

Psychodynamic counselling or psychotherapy is an exploratory therapy. This means taking time in therapy to explore and reflect on your feelings and past experiences (rather than rushing to find solutions or trying to "fix" behaviour) to help make sense of the present.

We all carry within ourselves a rich internal landscape of people, places and experiences, which shape how we feel about ourselves and others. Sometimes, what we learn from the past can free us from feelings and expectations in the present, which are no longer true for us and which we no longer need.

In therapy, we may explore;

- the influence of past experiences on our present lives
- the power of unconscious processes
- the recurrence or repetition of patterns in relationships
- defences or the strategies we use to try to survive
- the connection between mind and body

Being "Integrative" means my work sometimes draws on ideas and techniques from other models of therapy. Hopefully, this helps me approach each client as an individual and to work flexibly with individual preferences and needs.

LOCATION

I am based in Forest Green, which is a peaceful, rural location, between Dorking and Cranleigh in Surrey. 

My practice is also accessible to areas such as Guildford, Leatherhead, Epsom, Reigate, Crawley and Horsham, from the A25, A29 and A24 road network.

There is ample, free car parking at my location.

FEES

My fees are £50 for a therapy hour (50 minutes).

Reduced fees are available for clients who are unwaged, students or young people under the age of 21.


AS A SUPERVISOR

I am an Integrative Psychodynamic Supervisor, with experience supervising trainee and qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and clinical psychologists. As both therapist and supervisor, I have worked in a variety of settings, including Adult Mental Health, Health Psychology, Private Practice, Staff Support and Student Counselling.

My supervisory approach is informed by Hawkins & Shohet, a relational model, which can be applied to many different forms of therapy, orientations and settings.

Fees - £50 per hour or £75 for 1.5 hrs.

Concessions are available for trainees and groups.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to explore this further.


MY QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Psychoanalytic Supervision - Guild of Psychotherapists 2015

Diploma in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - North West Institute for Dynamic Psychotherapy (NWIDP) 2009

Advanced Cert (Foundation) in Psychodynamic Practice - NWIDP 2006  

Cert Group Psychotherapy - Group Analysis North (GAN) 2003           

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling - Manchester University 2001

BA Hons Degree, English, 2:1 - Durham University 1987   


In addition to formal qualifications, I undertake a minimum of 50 hours of Continuous Professional Development per year.


BACP Accredited 2004 

UKCP Registered 2010    



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Forest Green
Dorking
RH5 5SQ
UK

Opening Hours

Mon:8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed