About Me

Current work

Following a recent re-location, my private counselling and supervision practice is now based in Ramsey, Huntingdon.

Past work

I have worked for 10 years in therapeutic counselling agencies, day-care/residential care homes and the Peterborough Pastoral Scheme for the Clergy.  I worked as Supervisor and then Lead Supervisor with Cruse Bereavement Care, Leicester and Rutland 2017-20.  

I trained and qualified as a Lay Pastoral Minister in the Church of England (Peterborough Diocese, 2016-2020).  Before this, I was a teacher of English and Communication for 11 years in Richmond, Surrey.   I took an extended break to bring up my children and at the same time volunteered in community and church projects with children, older people and refugees.

Qualifications

As a supervisor:

  • Certificate in Pastoral Supervision (Association of Pastoral Supervision and Training)

As a counsellor:

  • Accredited as a counsellor by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • B.A. (Hons.) in Person-centred counselling and psychotherapy (University of Warwick)
  • Certificate in lay hospital visiting (Edgehill Theological College, Belfast)

As a teacher:

  • Certificate in Education (Further Education) (Garnett College, Roehampton)
  • B.A. (Hons.) in English Language and Literature (University of Birmingham)

As a Lay Pastoral Minister

  • Trained and licensed in Peterborough Diocese, 2016-2020