You may have landed on this page to cross reference my credentials, you may be an old client, or you may have landed here by mistake! My website has undergone some changes over the years to reflect mycurrent projects. For the majority of the time it was to promote my services as a Psychotherapist, but I stopped offering one-to-one treatments at the end of 2009.
The therapeutic journey can be a wonderfully healing and rewarding experience. However, some of the time it is difficult & painful. It is important to take time to consider what you need and want frompsychotherapy or counselling, and the type of therapy that would suit you best. From my Links page you can visit websites and registries with information about other qualified psychotherapists and counsellors who practice from a wide range of traditions.
My current practice is largely based in Derby City, in the UK, where I see patients, and engage in teaching, education and research. I also supervise other practitioners, and offer strategic andorganisational consultancy. Much of my time is spent with Cathexis Psychotherapy, a social enterprise, where I am Director and Lead Consultant.
Cathexis Psychotherapy is dedicated to providing high quality services in psychotherapy and psychological therapies. The Cathexis UK hub in Derby City in the East Midlands is ideal for coordinatingand delivering clinical services, education and training, and consultancy.
Trent PTS is an approved NHS provider of psychological therapies. We are commissioned by the NHS to provide free, flexible, responsive and accessible high quality psychological therapy service, sothere is no cost to you. We provide treatment for depression, anxiety, loss, grief, trauma relationship problems and many other conditions. As part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), we provide therapy in Derbyshire, Nottingham City and North Wirral.
Be-ing is a space that has been dedicated for healing work, primarily through psychotherapy, but also through workshops and seminars. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program. We are located onVernon St, in central Derby. We have a small group of resident therapists working here. Be-ing is a new enterprise that was started by two psychotherapists, Ambika Erin Connelly and Katherine Akroyd who wanted to create a space that was specifically devoted to therapeutic healing.
Legal services can be offered throughout the UK according to the location of clients. CPC Ltd aims to deliver an efficient, effective and timely service. All therapies are underpinned by evidencebased research and are delivered by therapists registered with their professional bodies. Therapists receive regular clinical supervision and adhere to their professional Code of Conduct to ensure a high quality of service.
I have completed a full professional training to Masters Level in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, which is approved by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, (UKCP). I have undertaken specialisttraining as an Eating Disorders Practitioner, including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive eating and obesity.
My warm, relaxed style enables me to develop a therapeutic relationship that is both respectful and nourishing. This creates an environment where my clients feel safe to explore the issues anddifficulties that they face. Clients often cite my straight forward, non-judgmental and empathetic style as the foremost reasons for choosing to see me.
I am a qualified Psychotherapist/Clinical Hypnotherapist and a member of both the GHR (General Hypnotherapy Register) and NCP, (National Council of Psychotherapists) and I am registered on theHypnotherapist Register and the Hypnotherapy Directory. I understand that no two people are the same; therefore, all of my therapy sessions are designed around you the individual, as you are now and the person you would like to become.