me

As an integrative psychotherapist, multi arts therapist and arts practitioner, I have worked creatively with people of all ages and abilities for over twenty years. I have been a qualified psychotherapist since 2010 and a supervisor since 2019. I bring creative and holistic perspectives, working with mind, body and spirit.

My experience includes:

  • Trauma-informed psychotherapy with refugees and asylum seekers
  • Perinatal psychotherapy with mums and babies
  • Short and long-term integrative arts psychotherapy
  • Supervision for therapists and support-workers
  • Shamanic practices such as soul retrieval and journeying
  • Art and drama therapy groups

I am based in Stroud and am passionate about creating a welcoming and safe environment in which you can explore the issues which are affecting you.

Qualifications

MA (Hons) Integrative Arts Psychotherapy
Diploma in the Therapeutic & Educational Use of Arts
Child Therapeutic Skills
Certificate in Counselling Skills
LOCN Certificate: Working With Substance Misusers

Additional Training

  • Supervision and Human Rights (current course)
  • Working with Dreams and Nightmares (Complex Trauma Network Training)
  • The Shape of Trauma (Miriam Taylor)
  • Supporting Refugee and Asylum-seeking Women who have experienced Sexual Violence (Bristol University)
  • Trauma Dialogues Conference
  • PTSD, Dual Awareness & the Sensory Nervous System (Babette Rothschild)
  • Engaging with Survivors of Torture (Freedom from Torture)
  • Circuits & Circumstances: The Consequences of Early Relationships
  • Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults
  • Emotional Breakdowns in Young Parents
  • Bridging the Worlds: Shamanism for Therapeutic Professionals
  • The Art & Science of Helping Self and World (Process Oriented Psychology)
  • Attachment & the Arts Conference: Neuroscience, Attachment and Creativity

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